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How Do You Print At Kinko's

Introduction

FedEx is popular worldwide because of their shipping service. Aside from that, it has also been popular for their photocopying and printing services. FedEx Office is known as FedEx Office Print & Ship Services Inc. But before that, it was known to be FedEx Kinko’s or Kinko’s for short. The name Kinko’s was derived from the founder Paul Orfalea’s nickname which is Kinko. He founded the company in the same name in 1970 but it wasn’t a one-stop shipping, printing and copying shop. It started as a copy shop at first until Paul Orfalea decided to expand his services.

Printing at Kinko’s

If people want to have any documents to be made or printed, they usually go to the nearest Kinko’s print shop. Before doing so, they have to save their files in a flash drive. Upon reaching Kinko’s, they give their flash drives to the employee and then they give their instructions on their printing preference. If they have larger amount of print jobs, Kinko’s employees would recommend them to go back for pick up to retrieve the printed documents.

Kinko’s Print Goes Online

Today, FedEx or Kinko’s have innovated their services, and they have also innovated their Kinko’s print services through expanding online. This is really a good innovation because it caters to greater number of people especially those that are always on the go and are always busy to go to any print shops. Kinko’s print services now allow customers to choose any printing services online without having to visit their shop. This saves customers time in going to print shops or even looking for any nearby Kinko’s print shop. Now, with an internet connection, customers would only make a few clicks and wait for their prints to be delivered. Printing services also include printing for newsletters, manuals, booklets, brochures, photo printing, corporate printing and a lot more. Now that is what you call convenient!

How to Print Online

The FedEx website provides instructions and any frequently asked questions regarding printing, shipping and payment for their services. Usually, Kinko’s print would require installation of File, Print FedEx Kinko’s application in a computer. The application would allow files to be directly connected to nearby Kinko’s print shop to be printed. The application requires Microsoft Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows 7 or Windows Vista to operate. Also, if the computer has no Microsoft .NET software, installation of the said software is also needed since it is used by the File, Print FedEx Kinko’s to manage online access, and security for easy use. Once all of these are installed, documents can now be printed by selecting Kinko’s form the list of available printers under the print option. After that, printing preferences can be chosen and options on which Kinko’s print shop you want your documents to be printed. After that, the order can be previewed and payment and shipping options can also be chosen.

FedEx Kinko’s also have an option of a store pick-up in case customers want to save from shipping fees and personally pick-up their printed documents in the nearest FedEx Kinko’s store that they have chosen.

By Ignat Victor, published at 03/22/2012
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