Tag / Postage
Blog posts • Dec 13, 2017 14:40 GMT
You only get one chance to make a great first impression and as almost half (48 per cent) of people retain direct mail for future reference, it’s key to get both the creative and the message right. Once you have the target data in hand, it’s time to think about the message.
Blog posts • Sep 08, 2017 11:30 BST
Franking machines simplify mail handling helping businesses process outgoing mail. They also ensure the right postage is paid for different sizes and weights of letters and packages . That’s all to the good for smooth business operations, but today’s franking machines can also provide important accounting information giving a clear view of how much is spent on postage across the business.
Blog posts • Aug 01, 2017 11:30 BST
Royal Mail see a higher number of mistakes made during the holidays. By choosing the right options and avoiding mistakes when using your franking machine to send mail, you will save time and money. We’re here to help you frank correctly first time every time.
Blog posts • Apr 26, 2017 15:01 BST
Neopost has partnered with the Ministry of Defence (MoD) in order to provide an improved mail service for the Armed Forces. Commencing on 1st April 2017, the organisation has adopted the INtouch system, ensuring that deployed personnel are able to stay in touch with friends and loved ones via hard copy communications for free.
Blog posts • Mar 29, 2017 15:31 BST
On Monday 27th March, Royal Mail’s tariff changes came into effect. Announced in February, the amendments have seen a host of increases across franking machine and parcel prices. The Royal Mail took the decision in order to keep providing its excellent service, but calculating how the changes will impact businesses isn’t always straightforward.
Blog posts • Jan 25, 2017 14:30 GMT
Direct mail is the perfect communications tool for raising awareness of your business, promoting your products, services and special offers and building customer relationships. In the first blog in this series on how to create effective direct mail campaigns we covered the first three stages of planning, budgeting and data. Here, we look at creative, production and postage.
Blog posts • Dec 14, 2016 16:20 GMT
Digital communications has changed the way we keep in touch in our business and personal lives but when it comes to Christmas greetings, traditional mail is still the best. According to Royal Mail research, 72 percent of people who celebrate Christmas prefer receiving a traditional card to getting a festive message via text or social media.
Blog posts • Nov 30, 2016 14:30 GMT
From Christmas cards, thank you cards, invoices and Christmas catalogues, to sending out those last minute responses, your franking machine will help your business have its best Christmas yet.
Blog posts • Nov 24, 2016 14:30 GMT
What’s the best way to keep in touch with your customers? It’s often hard to know with so many options on offer. From emails to social posts, there have never been so many ways to communicate. But do any of these new channels work as effectively as a piece of emotive mail?
Blog posts • Jul 05, 2016 14:43 BST
You'll be surprised how much difference a Folder Inserter and Output Management Software could make to your business. As well as automating tedious manual tasks you can effortlessly improve the accuracy and professionalism of your mailings.
Blog posts • Jun 30, 2016 15:00 BST
UK small businesses are wasting hundreds and thousands of pounds every year by using stamps to send their mail. Forty per cent of small businesses surveyed recently by Neopost (in conjunction with Businessinfo magazine) still stick stamps on envelopes rather than using a modern alternative like a Mailmark franking machine.
Blog posts • May 31, 2016 11:30 BST
Even Neopost's smallest letter opener can automatically open 300 hundred envelopes per minute, and our quickest machines can open 36000 per hour. Documents like invoices or sales enquiries can be routed for processing with minimum delay.
Blog posts • May 03, 2016 15:20 BST
Royal Mail tariff changes came into effect last month. However, it wasn’t a blanket increase as not all prices were affected, meaning that calculating how much sending that batch of large letters or parcels will cost has become a bit of a headscratcher.
Blog posts • Apr 07, 2016 15:55 BST
Franking machine users receive savings on every item of mail sent versus stamps. The discounts don't stop there! By formatting mail to be read and validated by Royal Mail's automated sorting technology, your business could be entitled to postal discounts of up to 34% off standard mailing costs. Royal Mail discounts are easily accessible via a franking machine.
News • Mar 02, 2016 14:49 GMT
Royal Mail has recently published their 2016 pricing for franking which becomes effective on Tuesday 29th March 2016. Under the new Royal Mail tariff, Mailmark franking machine users will enjoy discounts on the price of a Stamp of as much as 32% for a 2nd Class letter and over 20% for a 1st Class letter.
News • Feb 23, 2016 12:18 GMT
Royal Mail announced last week a price increase for stamps. These new prices come into effect on 29th March, 2016. Royal Mail has carefully considered the impact on their customers before deciding to increase the cost of stamped letter prices. Royal Mail believe these changes are necessary to help ensure the sustainability of the Universal Postal Service.
Blog posts • Feb 01, 2016 12:39 GMT
Royal Mail have announced that franking postage prices will change from 29th March 2016. Full pricing details will be announced at the end of February, and to receive new pricing information straight to your inbox enter your details at www.royalmail.com/prices2016