Leasing and maintenance transfer schemes maximise value from existing assets
Tally Ltd, the computer printer specialist, today announced that it is to offer customers of its previous line and dot matrix range (MT prefix models) the chance to upgrade and take advantage of state-of-the-art printing systems that support new technologies and applications. Customers trading in their models for new printers can claim as much as £250 cash-back. The offer also applies to line and matrix printer models from other vendors.
This offering comes at a time when IT managers are exercising caution in their hardware investments. Tally aims to help customers achieve a cost-effective method of acquiring the latest printer technology by ensuring that each customer has the right tools for the job, and the option to purchase outright or lease through a suitable payment scheme.
Managing Director of Tally, Robin Edwardes states, “Companies using laser and inkjet printers to run batch or volume applications will be paying a huge premium, as these printers are designed for low-medium office workloads. We work closely with our customers to ensure that such instances do not occur and that customers get maximum value from their printing investment in line and dot matrix models. The trade-up programme is another way of adding value, and in conjunction with our leasing programme, customers can maximise their current assets without the need to pay for it upfront.”
Working in partnership with Siemens IT Finance, Tally has also developed a leasing programme, so that companies can trade-up to a new printer technology without using their working capital. ‘Tally Finance’ enables companies to make payments on a quarterly basis, which can be offset against tax, reducing the net costs to business so that companies can budget more accurately. The lease includes cost of maintenance and consumables, which eliminates the hidden costs that can be associated with leasing programmes.
If customers choose to purchase outright, Tally offers trade-up values dependent on the type of printer being upgraded and the new Tally printer being purchased. In instances where printers are Tally’s own brand and customers have an existing maintenance contract in place with Tally, it will transfer the balance period of the maintenance contract to become incremental to the warranty period for the new printer. When companies upgrade from other brands, Tally offers a maintenance agreement incentive by offering a 15% discount on a 3-year maintenance plan. Collection and disposal of older printers will be arranged by Tally and will be at no additional cost.
Terms and Conditions for the trade-up programme are available from
Reformed in 1996 following the buy out of Mannesmann Tally from the German conglomerate
Mannesmann AG, Tally has been dedicated to the manufacture and support of computer printers for more than 30 years. The company offers business users a wide range of mission critical, colour and desktop printers. These include mono/colour lasers, volume inkjet printers, high performance matrix printers and line printers where the company is recognised as the market leader.
Tally is based in Basingstoke in the UK from where it sells into more than 60 international markets through local distributors. This new facility includes a state of the art training, repair and commissioning centre and is the hub of its UK-wide service team of 20 engineers, which boasts a first-time-fix rate of 97%. Tally Ltd has enjoyed ISO9001 accreditation since 1991, and achieved Investor in People status in 1999.
A global player in the computer printer market, the company employs more than 900 staff operating out of subsidiaries in the UK, Germany, France, Italy, Austria, Russia, Singapore and North America, and manufactures in Germany, China and the USA. In the UK, the company sells through distribution partners and VARs, and corporate customers include Tesco, B&Q, Ministry of Defence, Unichem, Kwik-Fit and HSBC Bank.
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