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Franking Machines

We can offer you a low cost franking machine quote for a massive range of franking machine models from different franking machine manufacturers. We have a wide range of franking machines from popular manufacturers along with our unique range of franking machines. If you do not want a franking machine quote no fear, we can offer you the latest and most up to date franking machine information whilst offering you low cost franking machine supplies. Simply click on a franking machine manufacturer or your specific franking machine and see what we can offer your business.


Frequently Asked Franking Machine Questions?

Before jumping into buying, renting or leasing a franking machine you may want to take a gander at some of the most common franking machine questions that we receive. If you are new to the franking machine industry then you may not be aware of the latest franking technologies, what franking actually is or what a franking machine is. The questions below are here to help you get to terms with franking and how it can benefit your business more than using stamps.

What is a Franking Machine?

A franking machine is a piece of equipment that is used to print a postage impression onto your mail items. It is the alternative method of sending your mail via stamps and comes at a much lower cost. A franking machine will produce something called a franking impression on your mail items and this holds key information about the mail piece, such as weight, price and sometimes where the item has actually come from. In order to use a franking machine you need postage, and this can be downloaded onto the machine via a computer or a LAN and this will pay for sending your mail via a franking impression instead of a stamp. Basically a franking machine prints money which is used to send your mail items, every day.

A franking machine can be situated in your own office area, instead of walking to the Post Office for stamps, and will save you money every time it is used. Whether you use an entry level franking machine such as the Mailstart Plus or a higher volume franking machine such as the Mailbase Speed, this process applies to all machines. You can frank hundreds of thousands of items during one life of a franking machine whilst saving money along the way.

Why Get a Smart Franking Machine?

A smart franking machine is a franking machine that comes with smart meter technology, and they are superior to older, more regular franking machines. All modern franking machines come with smart meter technology as standard and as the name suggests, they are smarter and can tell the difference between your mail items. A smart franking machine comes with many added benefits, and this includes giving your business access to all VAT services & products, franking mail in improved smart blue franking machine ink and allowing you to reclaim any paid VAT. If you use Royal Mail VAT applicable services then a smart franking machine is required as standard.

Why Get a Mailmark Franking Machine?

A Mailmark franking machine is a franking machine that comes with both Smart Meter and Mailmark technologies, and they are very beneficial and superior machines in comparison to any previous types of franking machines. Almost all franking machines available come with Mailmark technology and the reason is because it is the latest industry leading technology available from Royal Mail. A Mailmark franking machine comes with many added benefits and this includes accessing and using much lower franking machine prices, having automatic postage rate updates and franking a new 2D barcode onto your mail items which will help improve the visual side of your mail items. Click here to find out more about Mailmark.

Is franking suitable for my business?

Yes, using a franking machine is suitable for almost all businesses. Unless you very rarely send mail, a franking machine will prove very beneficial for any business. Whether you send 20 items per day or 1000 items per day, there is a franking machine available for you which will help save you money as well as time in your mail room. Frank mail in the comfort of your own office, be more productive and increase the deficiency of your mail room with a franking machine.