Finally, you have decided to change your current thermal paper supplier. You need to source a new supplier for your thermal paper rolls. What do you look for? Here are a few tips to consider in looking for a new thermal paper supplier.
Does the new thermal paper supplier offer different sizes?
Thermal papers come in different sizes. Sure, there are thermal papers with the standard width and length. But there might come a time where your business might decide on a new POS system. Your business might purchase a new POS system that has room for a longer roll. You need to make sure that your new supplier has all the different thermal paper sizes.
You might assume that all thermal papers are the same. Thermal papers come in different qualities. Lower quality thermal papers tend to be cheaper than the market value and you might be tempted to buy it. Be warned that using low quality thermal papers leave behind dirty residues for your printer ribbon. This residue damages your printer head. In addition, low quality thermal papers fade easily. Make sure that your new thermal paper supplier has premium quality paper for their thermal papers.
Bulk Discounts for Volume Orders
You should consider asking thermal paper suppliers if they provide discounts for bulk orders. This will save you money, keep you in stock for a long period of time and saves you the hassle of ordering in the last minute.
Price and Affordability
This is a dilemma for a purchasing department. Do you choose quality over price or price over quality? All things considered every business has a budget to consider. If you do your due diligence, you would find the right thermal paper supplier for your business needs. You should source numerous thermal paper suppliers and compare their paper quality and price.
Whether you are a small business or a large corporation, you should consider the following tips in choosing your thermal paper supplier. Spending an extra peso per roll can make the difference in choosing the best thermal paper in the market.