Does franked mail have to go in a bag?
If you have franked Special Delivery Guaranteed and International tracking and signature services mail, keep it separate from other mail. Make sure to label the bag or pouch you are using for this mail and seal it. You can order trays and bags free of charge from Royal Mail.
What happens if you put franked mail in normal post box?
Franked mail should not be posted in an ordinary post box due to Royal Mail’s sorting system and doing so will likely cause delays to the delivery of your mail. Royal Mail also provide a pick up service where your franked mail can be picked up from your office.
Can you get proof of postage for franked mail?
You can request a free ‘proof of posting’ at the Post Office when you hand over your letter or parcel for posting.
Is Royal Mail free?
Royal Mail business customer? No need to pay for supplies like mail bags and labels.
Can I send franked mail a day late?
If you have missed the last post or collection time and your mail is already franked, you can re-frank your mail with the following day’s date or hold onto the items and post them the next day. Finally, if you post your franked mail after the final collection time, it will not be processed until the following day.
Is franked mail cheaper than stamps?
Franking Machines can weigh and measure letters and parcels and print the correct postage amount based on Royal Mail prices. Franked postage prices are cheaper than stamps, no matter what class is sent.
Do I need proof of postage?
Buying postage is not proof you actually posted the item so having proof is necessary.
Do postmen collect parcels?
Royal Mail have launched a new service that will allow the public to send packages from home. Postmen will now be able to collect parcels for deliver from your doorstep, saving you the hassle of queuing up at the Post Office.
Do franking stamps expire?
All the impressions must be clear and readable and made within six months of the franked date. If you missed the last post or collection time, and your mail is already franked: Re-frank your post with the following day’s date. Hold on to the items and post them the next day.
Does franking expire?
Any Franking machine license is valid for 5 years after date of License generation request. After 5 years License will automatically get expire. To renew your license you have to raise renew request for particular license and pay renewal fee for the same.
How long does franked mail take to be delivered?
Second Class offers great value if you are using a franking machine because the cost per Letter is around 30% lower than First Class. Second Class mail is normally delivered within 3 working days and you can also send Letters, Large Letters, Small Parcels and Medium Parcels up to 20kg.