Hello, You Need a Smart Postal Franking Machine

Hello, You Need a Smart Postal Franking Machine
July 17 15:55 2017 Print This Article

I do? Why?

In a nutshell…stamps are high cost but low technology.

A smart technology franking machine is the minimal cost by comparison (Mailmark) and boasts optimum technology and benefits.

Would you commute 50 miles to work on your bike instead of taking the train? Then why make your post trundle through the mail network in an inefficient and costly manner?

Why do I need a smart technology enabled franking machine?

Only smart franking machines are Mailmark, lowest cost, highest technology eligible.

Your mail could be costing your business money.

The current Royal Mail fees:

1st class stamp:                        65p

Standard franking 1st class:     57p

Mailmark franking 1st class:    55p

A smart franking machine offers the best reporting tools, visibility and pricing. Royal Mail has listened to customer feedback and invested over £70 million in smart technology that allows online management and tracking thanks to a 2d barcode.

A standard, older model of postal franking machine can’t offer these benefits because it uses the traditional crown and die image and fewer management tools so instantly you place yourself at a disadvantage. Cost savings are less with standard franking too.

As an additional incentive to embrace technology, VAT reclaim benefits are available with smart franking machine rentalHYPERLINK “http://www.ims-franking.co.uk/franking-machines”s and purchases.

What do I need to remember?

  • Overall, franking machine purchase is less expensive than rental.
  • Many clients prefer franking machine rental services which allow them to budget month on month.
  • It is normally part of the franking machine rental agreement that franking machine supplies are purchased from the hire firm. This isn’t a negative. You are ensured top quality, fit for purpose items so performance is not compromised.
  • Online account management for franking machine supplies and credit means that there is no such thing as “closed.”
  • The image from postal franking machines is professional, positive and tidy.
  • Franking is a free marketing tool.
  • Look for a firm which has a proven customer service guarantee in place.
  • Ensure that you work with a Royal Mail approved mailroom equipment provider.
  • Franked mail uses different mailboxes to “normal” mail and often reaches its destination more efficiently. It’s treated as business mail.
  • No post office, no queuing for special or signed for services, or parcels.

Mailroom companies offer:

  • Franking machine rental or purchase options.
  • Letter inserters and openers.
  • Excel mail monitors.
  • Franking machine supplies.
  • Scales.
  • Computer hardware, software and supplies.
  • Telephones.
  • Desktop tools.
  • Office stationery supplies.
  • Furniture.
  • Cleaning tools.
  • Refreshments.

Where can I investigate franking machine rental and purchase?

Royal Mail accredited partners including IMS Franking stock approved items. They offer a complete mailroom service and are happy to advise about cost reductions and additional Royal Mail products that could benefit your enterprise.

For example, if you’re running a monthly marketing campaign then why not invest in a letter inserter which will take less time than humans and allow them to focus on another core business task? Are you eligible for Business Mail and up to 20% savings?

The experts will tell you so please contact them.

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