The Connect+ 1000 Digital Franking Machine provides a suite of applications that will ensure your mail is processed quickly and cost effectively.
Save money by rate shopping for packaged and parcel shipments through your machine and understand your postage spend profile by accessing the suite of powerful inbuilt reports. This is valuable information that you don’t have to gather yourself and will help you stay ahead of your competitors.
Make things simple to use and productivity soars. It’s a fact. That’s why the Connect+™ Series has best-in-class usability.
- Operators control everything from a full-colour 10.2" touch
screen (15" available) with stylus. The home page has all the
major functions grouped together to save time.
- The on-screen keyboard is faster than a conventional
keyboard (you can connect a wireless keyboard if you prefer)
and makes data entry and package tracking simple
•You can save commonly used jobs so there’s no need
to set them up over and over again.
The Connect+™ Series offers you a rich source of information
and the means to capture and manage it. When you know
more, you can do more.
- Capture costs for accurate chargebacks by account,
apply surcharges to recover costs or provide discounts.
- Provide rock-solid postage security with password protection
and real-time account validation.
- Access financial and usage data remotely to identify savings,
track spending against budgets and monitor mail centre
performance by workstation, operator, or location.
- Export data via USB memory stick.
This online service allows you to view and analyse data about
your mailing activities.
- Monitor trends over time and compare behaviours of different client/departmental accounts.
- Identify opportunities for more efficient use of funds.
- Eliminate waste by identifying poor practice.
- The optional weighing platform handles parcels from
5kg to 35kg.
- Differential weighing means you can put several parcels
on the scale at once: as you remove each one, the machine
applies the correct postage.
The power stacker can handle up to 600 pieces of mail in a
single run, or 1,200 with the optional self-expanding backstop.
Weigh-on-the-Way™ in-line weighing and Dimensions-on-the-
Way™ in-line measuring gives you the confidence that you’re
applying the correct postage to each and every piece of mail.
- Postage calculated automatically as items are processed.
- Up to 205 letters per minute.
Your Connect+™ system allows you to maximise Royal Mail
Cleanmail Advance discounts.
- Reporting shows you how many Cleanmail Advance items
you send per day, by account, separately from the normal
- Compare this to the data supplied by Royal Mail to gauge
your success in complying with the Royal Mail’s rules.
- Use the difference to plan and take corrective action.
Another industry first from Pitney Bowes: full-colour
in-line envelope printing.
- Print-shop quality promotional messages, graphics,
postal indicia, mail permits and return addresses.
- Four-colour process (CMYK) or black inks available.
- Print everything all in one pass.
“Give greater productivity the green light”
Every function is easily accessible to the operator from
the highly intuitive colour touchscreen. The screen-based
keyboard makes data entry fast and simple. On-screen help
and e-chat provide instant support. The suite of apps makes
light work of everyday tasks, from ordering ink to sending and
tracking parcels. And you can visit websites like Royal Mail
to complete admin tasks for mailings from your machine.
Tasks are completed more quickly. Postage is applied
more accurately. Information is managed more effectively.
“You can have it in any colour as long as it’s… actually, you choose”
Direct marketers have always known the power of the envelope
to increase response rates. Now you can apply that same
marketing firepower to your everyday business mailings.
Bills, invoices, statements: transform them all into dynamic
opportunities to create a stronger relationship with your
What if you could print discount vouchers onto your envelopes?
You can with the Connect+™ Series. How about time-sensitive
messages to create a sense of urgency? Yes. Teasers to get
your customer inside the envelope faster and primed to act?
Easy. Graphical ads you design yourself that add impact and
presence to your mailings? No problem.
“Profit never looked more colourful”
Whether you’re looking at costs or revenues, the Connect+™
Series make your job easier.
The proven higher open-rates from colour overprinted
envelopes mean a better return on promotional offers
and customer mailings. You can even broker the ad space
on your envelopes to create a whole new revenue stream.
The Connect+™ Series offers robust yet straightforward costmanagement
too. From postage security and parcel rate
selection to cost charge-back and funds management, you
can ensure you’re paying the right amount for postage and
allocating it to the correct budget line, department or account.
The Connect+™ Series lets you access all the major functions
directly from the home screen. It’s a portal to software and
services to get more from your mail.
The monthly demands of sending out bills,
statements, customer notifications and the
like are a necessary part of doing business.
Now you can reap the rewards of turning
your monthly transactional mail into
promotional or revenue generating mail.
The new Connect+™ 1000 and Connect+™
2000 mailing systems can help any
organisation turn its regular mailings
into revenue generation tools.