Understanding MailMark™ by Royal Mail for Franking Machines
Firstly, it is a different frank mark that will appear on your envelope including a 2D barcode printed by your franking meter. This supersedes the old 'Town Circle' mark:
|Extra Discounts:||2-7p extra discount on letters compared to Non-MailMark meters.|
|Post Anywhere:||No longer restricted to posting into post office or pillar-box within your postcode|
|Pre-Pay Reply Envelopes:||Print as little as one pre-paid return envelope as you need for your customers, direct from your meter|
|Maintenance:||No more remote annual inspections by Royal Mail for your machine|
|Automatic Price Updates:||Auto Tariff updates when Royal Mail price changes occur|
|Future Ready:||Accommodate future Royal Mail changes, potential future ability to track mail via the barcode|
|WIFI & LAN:||Easy connection. No more analogue phone lines|
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The main advantage is that Royal Mail can capture additional information about the mail for analysis by use of a barcode which can store an increased volume of data. Data such as 'Product used, Mail Format, Weight Band, Unique item Number, Welsh and English Language and Sorting Office used. Royal Mail will also be using this opportunity to brand the indicia with the 'Delivered By' logo. This data capture will allow Royal Mail to better analyse their business and consequently improve customer needs/service.
The other main benefits are no more annual maintenance inspection needed, automatic price updates, Pre Pay Reply envelopes paid and printed on your franking meter, future proof technology, best pricing rates, Post anywhere (you will now not be limited to your town circle postcode) and additional discounts of 3p on all Letters and Large Letters.