The Rematch: Postage Meter vs. PC Postage

Also published in Jan/Feb 2017 Issue and Feb 21 Tuesday’s Tip in Mailing Systems Technology.

An easy comparison and the highlights of PC Postage and the Postage Meter.

Back in the July/August 2012 issue of Mailing Systems Technology I had written an article comparing the differences between Mailing Systems (Postage Meters) and PC Postage but felt it was a good time to revisit this topic for the following reasons:

  1. Many the postage meters in the US are connected with analog phone lines and the equipment vendors are making a strong push to get these switched to network connections. This is driven by the telecommunication companies threatening to discontinue analog service.
  2. Package volumes are increasing and there are discounts available based on how the piece is electronically submitted to the USPS.
  3. There have been technology changes that impact how mail gets processed.

Back in 2012, I focused on the functional differences of the two solutions.  In this article, I plan to discuss the entire customer experience of working within these two types of postage solutions so you can see what is a better fit for your organization.  Read More…

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