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Direct Mail : Postage Explained : Postage Savings : Save Money on Postage - Platinum Mailing Services: Harrogate, Leeds, York

Postage Explained

Postage Explained

When sending a large number of items by post there are various options that can result in considerable savings. Our highly experienced Account Managers are able to identify and suggest the best and most cost effective process of getting your mail delivered.

Pricing in Proportion

Rather than basing the price of sending post only on the weight of your items, the new system is based on both size and weight –
PIP (Pricing in Proportion) – The new system includes three main size formats

  • Letters
    • Max Weight: 100g
    • Max Height: 165mm
    • Max Width: 240mm
    • Max Thickness: 5mm
  • Large Letters
    • Max Weight: 750g
    • Max Height: 353mm
    • Max Width: 250mm
    • Max Thickness: 25mm
    • 0-100g, 101-250g, 251-750g – in steps of 1g
  • Packets
    • A3 packets: Max Weight: 750g, Max Height: 420mm, Max Width: 297mm, Max Thickness: 25mm
    • Other packets: 0-100g, 101-250g, 251-1000g – in steps of 1g

With Platinum Mailing Services, you can still send your C4 Size Direct Mail at pre PIP rates utilizing Royal Mail’s Mailsort. Thus saving you the inconvenience of folding to C5 and more importantly saving £££