The Role Of Franking Machines In The Digital Age

With the continuing way the digital age is changing how we live our lives, it is normal to start to wonder if franking machines still have a role to play. Franking brings with it many benefits and many businesses love franking and use it daily. In today’s fast-moving digital age, is there still a place for franking machines?


For a long time, franking machines have been used to automatically frank our mail and a lot of businesses within the UK use this method every day. What could be more convenient than franking and sending mail from the comfort of your own office any time of the day.

With mass mailings declining in volume and popularity, the thought of getting rid of your franking machine may have crossed your mind. However, there are many reasons for why franking machines still have a role to play in today’s digital age.

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Franking Machines Are Still Vital For SMEs

Years ago, you may have thought that franking would be cheaper than stamping. And since then you would have witnessed first-hand the amount of considerable savings you can make. On top of the savings you will like the professional image that your franking machine portrays on your outgoing mail. When you are trying to manage your mail, you know that nothing beats your franking machine! However, did you know that it is possible to go digital with your franking machine? You may find that your current franking machine is using obsolete technology and by using it you are essentially shooting yourself in the foot as you are missing out on further savings and benefits.

Save Money With A Digital Franking Machine

A franking machine will save you money almost every time you use it. It requires less human input and is a cheaper method of sending mail. If you upgrade to a digital franking machine, you can take full advantage of the latest franking technologies. Both Mailmark technology and Smart Meter technology can be used. Mailmark offers further postage discounts to regular franking and Smart Meter offers you a reporting feature that you can use to reclaim value-added tax on any postal service that requires tax to be paid. Not only this but all modern franking machines will ensure you never over or under pay postage again!

Why choose Mailcoms?

Mailcoms are one of the Royal Mail’s Authorised independent inspectors and maintainers of franking machines and as such we can provide you with a Mailmark franking machine to suit your needs. Whether you want to buy or rent a franking machine, or just genuinely want some advice on making this decision, we are more than happy to help.

A Mailmark franking machine can help massively when sending your mail. If you are interested in getting a franking machine or upgrading to a Mailmark franking machine with even lower prices available, then please view our franking machine page here or call us today on 01543 572 776.