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Managed Print Services for Barratt Homes

Established in 1953, Barratt Developments PLC, is now the UK’s largest house builder, creating great new places to live throughout Britain. In 2018 the company delivered 17,579 brand new homes throughout 6 UK regions and 27 operating divisions, giving the group a significant national footprint. In total the Group directly employs over 6,000 people, supports over 45,000 jobs and has recruited around 1,150 new apprentices, graduates and trainees to its future talent programmes over the last five years.

At the beginning, Barratt’s were using an unconsolidated fleet of devices across their business units. From an exisiting Managed Print Service arrangement in Head Office but a fleet of personal desktop printers across all building site cabins and sales suites. This lead to a significantly high costs, along with difficulties in managing technical issues when they occurred.

Recognising room for improvement, Digital Office delivered an up to date, consolidated fleet of devices to all locations including new building sites, marketing suites and 27 regional offices. This process required the roll out and installation of 1100+ A3 & A4 MFD’s to over 700 building site cabins and offices around the UK.

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