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Alternatives To Royal Mail For Letters

Alternatives To Royal Mail For Letters

Alternatives To Royal Mail For Letters

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If your business regularly posts letters, promotional materials and parcels you’ll have noticed the steady rise in postal costs. As Royal Mail are no longer the de facto postage and courier service for the UK there are many alternatives to Royal Mail for letters.

Here at The Direct Mail Company, we know that being able to save on  postal costs for your direct mail campaigns is really beneficial to your business.

In this article we look at the alternatives to Royal Mail for letters.

What Are Alternatives To Royal Mail For Letters?

Here are the alternatives to Royal Mail for letters:

  • The Direct Mail Company
  • UK Mail
  • Citipost Mail
  • Whistl
  • TNT
  • Digi-Mail

Alternatives To Royal Mail For Letters

If you’re using Royal Mail to send your letters, packets or parcels you need to be aware that they have set prices and will not offer discounts no matter how many letters you are sending. Outsourcing your letter postage to a mailing house means you can take advantage of their buying power.

Due to the high volume of mail we send out each year at The Direct Mail Company we can offer our customers much lower postage costs than standard and frank bulk mail. Taking advantage of our buying power means we are a much more cost effective alternative to Royal Mail.

It is much more cost effective to send your mail via The Direct Mail Company. We can arrange one off or daily collections from your business for your letters with no pick up charge.

Taking advantage of our bulk postage discounts means you will save money on postage costs for your letters, large letters, packets and parcels

We can also provide you with a recorded packets and parcel delivery service at low cost for UK and international deliveries.

We do struggle to get good rates on 1st class postage due to the next day delivery of the majority of 1st class postage. However if you send over 4000 1st class letters in one batch, we can save you significant amounts of money.

Every year postage prices are increased by Royal Mail so customers come to us to reduce costs and we really are the number 1 alternative to Royal Mail in the UK.

Who is the best alternative for letters?

Royal Mail are on thin ice with most business owners due to their rising postage costs and unpredictable service so, it is wise to look for alternative solutions.

If your business is looking for a better way of sending letters and parcels please contact The Direct Mail Company.

Here at The Direct Mail Company, we provide our clients with bulk postage rates that are cheaper than, stamps, franking and mailmark franking.

We can offer the best rates on postage for both UK and international postage.

We can collect your mail from your business and post your letters, packets or parcels. We make our money as we pre-sort the mail that you send us of which we then hand over to Royal Mail to do the final delivery.

Simple isn’t it!?

What can i send with The Direct Mail Company? 

  • An alternative solution  to Royal Mail for Letters

As mentioned above, we can offer huge savings on the postage prices for letters compared to Royal Mail. These are standard letters, weighing 0-100g and less than 5mm thickness as per their guidelines.

As well as standard letters, we can offer great savings on large letters. Large letter weights that we can send are the same as Royal Mail as below:

  • 0g – 100g Large Letter
  • 101g – 250g Large Letter
  • 251g – 500g Large Letter
  • 501g – 750g Large Letter

After 750g Large Letter rate, the rates automatically go to small packet pricing.

To enquire about our bulk postage rates please call us on 0808 2533 836 or email us at with your enquiry or use the bulk postage calculator on our bulk postage page to find out how much you can save: Bulk Postage Calculator

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