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Franking Direct is an independent UK supplier of mailing equipment, such as:

Our fresh approach to business focuses on a simple process. It begins with efficient communication, and great products. It ends with attentive ongoing support that our customers can rely on. Our range of products and services is listed below:

Our Machines

Our franking, folder inserter and printing machines can be financed to suit your individual needs. We can help you with an outright purchase, a long or short-term rental/lease or even the hire purchase of our equipment.

Whether you send 5 or 5000 letters a day, we can help save your business time and money with our franking solutions. Our direct communication and personal service sets us apart from the rest. Contact us today for an impartial, no nonsense mailing machine quote.

Franking machines are used by companies of all sizes to weigh and frank outgoing mail - significantly reducing mailing costs. For example on a franking machine a 2nd class letter is 19p cheaper than a stamp. A medium size parcel 1-2kg is 133p cheaper.

Used by UK businesses to:

There is a wide variety of machines available for various businesses. For small-medium sized enterprises, a low volume (30 items per day) up to mid volume (100 items per day) franking machine would suffice. For large companies, there are machines that can frank 1000's of items per day.

Here are a few examples:

Great for the smaller user

  • Up to 18 letters per minute
Medium size

  • Can print up to 40 letters per minute

Royal Mail

Royal Mail is the UK's official postal service provider. They deliver letters and parcels to more than 29 million addresses in the UK.

Cost of Mailing in the UK

Here is the standard cost of stamping mail according to the Royal Mail (March 2016):

1st Class Mail - Letters will be delivered on the next working day - including Saturdays.

2nd Class Mail - Letters will be delivered in 2 - 3 working days - including Saturdays.

Special Delivery Guaranteed™ - The letter will be delivered the next day - including Saturdays (for an additional fee). The mail can be tracked online and will require a signed proof of delivery.

Sending mail through a franking machine is far cheaper. 1st Class mail starts from 57p and 2nd class mail starts from 39p.

Click here to see the price difference on a franking meter.

So, what are you waiting for? A franking machine is practically worth its weight in Gold ...

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test iconSome of our Clients

We have found Franking Direct a helpful and professional company to deal with. The franking machine they provided works well and the price was definitely better than the other companies who quoted for us.

Diane Wells
Management Pocketbooks Ltd

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