Postage meters are an integral part of the day-to-day operations of many companies. Though the rise of digital communication has reduced the dependence on postage meters for many, for others it is still essential equipment. The shift in focus to digital communications has caused the cost of postage itself to rise, and so many companies feel that maintaining a postage meter is a way to help them mitigate these costs. While this may be true in a general sense, there may be opportunities to increase the value of your postage meter. With deep experience in the industry and relationships with vendors nationwide, SIB cost reduction consultants can help you lower postage meter costs today.
How SIB Can Help You Lower Postage Meter Costs
SIB works with enterprise-level companies to identify opportunities to reduce costs across an array of services. Through a comprehensive shipping and postage audit, we can uncover a number of opportunities for your organization to save on your postage meter service.
When things are going well with your postage meter and the service is working as expected, the tendency is to ignore little things. When was the last time you stopped to consider how much you are paying for ink cartridges, equipment insurance, reset fees, update fees, return-to-inventory fees, annual price increases, machine rental and postage costs? These expenses add up. The most frustrating thing is, in some cases you shouldn’t need to be paying them at all.
While charging for some of these items may be standard operating procedure for some postage meter suppliers, it doesn’t mean that you’re stuck with a bad deal forever. SIB will analyze your contract to ensure compliance and check for overcharges. Our cost reduction specialists will then use our findings as well as our deep experience with clients nationwide to renegotiate a better rate for you with your current postage meter supplier without disrupting your service. We can even provide recommendations for different postage meter companies that can provide the same or upgraded services at a cost that is greatly reduced from your current contract.
Some of the ways SIB can reduce your postage meter costs include:
- Ensure you are not paying a premium for ink
- Renegotiate your insurance agreement
- Eliminate reset fees
- Eliminate update fees
- Eliminate the need for a terrestrial phone line with Wi-Fi enabled equipment
- Negotiate a capped rate no matter how much or how little you use your meter
These are just a few areas we focus on when working to lower your postage meter costs. Get in touch today for more details on how we can help you save.
SIB’s Process and No-Risk Approach
SIB has decades of experience helping companies lower postage meter costs. Our cost reduction specialists will analyze your current service contracts and processes to find ways for you to save. We can pinpoint dozens of contractual points that can be negotiated to maximize your savings. Using a baseline of benchmarked rates across a national average, we are almost always able to affect savings on postage meter contracts.
We assume 100 percent of the risk. This means that if we don’t find ways to help your organization reduce postage meter costs, then you don’t owe us a thing. Following our analysis, we’ll provide a thorough report highlighting all areas that we believe you could save. You decide which actions you want to take, and we implement savings with no impact to your current service. SIB will continue to monitor your invoices, ensure contract compliance and look for further savings opportunities to continue reducing your postage costs.
Contact SIB to learn how you can reduce expenses on postage meter contracts and other fixed costs today.