Franking Machine Prices
Franking machine in the UK range from under £1,000 for a basic machine to more than £20,000 for a top of the range machine.
A model of this calibre can process high volumes of post and comes with an automatic feeder, stacker and envelope sealer. It is capable of feeding 300 mail items a minute. Large volume franking machines can have up to 100 or more departmental costing codes for accounting purposes.
Prices for a small business franking machine designed to print 50 mailing items a day can cost around £995. A machine such as the Neopost AutoStamp2 has 10 departmental access codes and can mail up to 50 items a day.
A slightly better machine with an integral weighing platform (eg a Neopost IS-280) can cost about £1,200 and will come with the additional benefits of tariff updates via a LAN.
Sample Prices For Cheapest Models
|Model||Rental Price||Purchase Price||Ink Cartridge Price||Scale Capacity KG||LPM|
|FP Mailing MyMail||£20||£1000||£49.95||2||20|
|Pitney Bowes DM50||£20.4||£1020||£59.95||2||20|
|Pitney Bowes DM55||£26.3||£1315||£59.95||2||30|
|Pitney Bowes DM160i||£39.9||£1995||£89.95||5||40|
|FP Mailing Optimail||£40||£2000||£14.75||2||35|
|Frama Matrix F2||£40||£2000||£85.95||15||25|
|Pitney Bowes DM220i||£58.3||£2915||£89.95||35||45|
|Frama Matrix F4||£60||£3000||£109.95||15||60|
|Pitney Bowes 300c||£70||£3500||£109.95||35||65|
|FP Mailing PostBase||£70||£3500||£66||2||30|
|FP Mailing Ultimail 65||£100||£5000||£135.39||5||65|
|Frama Matrix F6||£100||£5000||£109.95||15||90|
|Pitney Bowes 400c||£125.9||£6295||£109.95||35||95|
Find out more: Royal Mail Franking Machine Prices
Renting Franking Machines
If you can't afford the franking machine most suited to your business, it is better to rent.
Otherwise, you will pay for a machine that isn't robust enough for your needs, and without the features your business needs to achieve the greatest labour and time savings.
Franking machine rental prices start at less than £20 a month for a machine suited for a small business, and around £29 a month for a rental which includes onsite repair and replacement ink cartridges.
Which Franking Machine is Right for My Business?
You will have different needs depending on the size of your business. Large businesses may have dedicated staff and space for post. In a small business responsibility for post may be a small part of someone's role. Either way, a franking machine will provide time and money savings.
One of the best small business franking machine is the Pitney Bowes DM50. This machine has an integral weighing machine and promotional message capability on all franked mail.
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Saving Money with Franking Machines in 2013
Franking machines also have much lower postal rates than ordinary Royal Mail stamps.
A 1st Class Letter normally costing 60p will cost just 47p using a franking machine. That is a savings of 21%
A 2nd Class Letter normally costing 50p will cost just 33p using a franking machine. Saving you 34%.
Posting a 1st Class Small Parcel will cost you £2.65 with franking, saving you 35p.
A 2nd Class Small Parcel is £2.25 with franking, saving you 35p.
Special Delivery Next Day is £5.95 with franking, saving you 27p
Special Delivery 9am is £16.32 with franking, saving you £1.32
Find out more: Franked Mail Postal Rates 2013
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