PHD Mail has invested £ 1million in new BlueCrest postal equipment to increase speed and efficiency.
At the end of June and beginning of July, three BlueCrest MPS high-speed insertion systems were installed in the main 1,860 m² facilities of the transactional printing, hybrid mail and electronic invoicing specialist in Burton-on-Trent.
The agreement also included a long-term, single-source, on-site engineer service and maintenance contract to ensure optimal productivity.
The new machines, which can process up to 26,000 envelopes per hour, replaced some of PHD Mail’s existing postal platforms.
The investment has enabled the company to process all of its production on a reduced number of machines with more speed and greater efficiency, which it says will allow “a significant increase in the net number of good shipments. per hour on the carpet ”.
Antony Moore, COO of PHD Mail, said: “This investment represents a radical change and takes PHD Mail to the next level. The MPS Insertion System is widely recognized in the industry as a world class product, especially in the transaction space.
“It has ultra-high productivity and unmatched integrity credentials that are of paramount importance in securing critical statements and billing cycles. The ergonomic footprint is also essential for us at PHD, which means we can easily integrate multiple highly configured systems in our production facility.
Business Development Director Kevin Dunn added, “This investment gives us more options and greater capacity to welcome new transactional customers.
“With our Advanced DC File Insertion Software for Process Integrity and our BlueCrest Mail Sorters providing significant postal savings to our customers, we are well positioned to capitalize on new market opportunities and look forward to it. future, by working in close collaboration with the BlueCrest team.
About 18 months ago, PHD Mail invested around £ 800,000 in Ricoh kit and software thanks to further business wins in the growing business.