In a recent announcement Canada Post has released plans for significant changes to the Canadian letter postage market effective spring 2014. Following upon the announced rate changes for other categories of mail covered in this blog last week, there will be increases in letter rates as well effective March 31, 2014 following the required regulatory process.
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Hidden within your postage meter contract there may be clauses which are costing you big dollars and you may not be noticing.
I have been told many times, the world of postage machines is not any easy place to shop. There are so many variables that is hard to compare apples to apples.
Renewing your postage meter rental or lease contract can be a challenge if you are not careful to understand just what is being done.
Even with the growth of e-mail and other electronic messaging a postage meter is still a component of many business offices. if you don't have one here are ten reasons you might like to consider.
Postage meter users in Canada have been busy in the past few weeks getting their postage rate schedules updated due to the changed postage pricing announced by Canada Post for January 17, 2011. Users of postage machines had to follow the rate upgrade plan based upon their meter vendor.
One of the common industry practices in the postage machine rental business is the early renewal of agreements. Similar to our recent blog post on rolling your copier lease many businesses can find themselves over paying for their postage meter due to the way that some companies handle renewals.
Businesses of all sizes can find postage machines or meters a useful tool. Their primary benefit is to provide security of a costly resource, stamps. The also can make sure that you use your postage efficiently, only putting the amount on each envelope that is needed, without over posting. Over posting even a few cents can lead to hundreds of dollars of unnecessary cost.