GFX Printing - Direct Mail Postcard Services Canada

What's Included.

The per peice price includes the following, based on artwork and delivery to Canadian addresses, either through a supplied mailing list (Addressed) or Householder Counts (Unaddressed):

  • Colour printing on both sides
  • Printing prices is an "exact" count. If you have 1000 names exactly, we need to print a number of extras due to potential loss through any of the processes (make-readies, offset printing, inkjet addressing, etc.)
  • Offset Printing (traditional premium quality)
  • Premium card stock. Our minimum weight is 14PT
  • Preflight of artwork
  • Manifest/CPC label setup (Unaddressed Admail) or Database setup (Addressed Admail). One list only
  • Inkjet addressing (Addressed Admail)
  • Use of our Indicia (Addressed Admail and Lettermail)
  • Bundled & Bagged for the Postal System (Addressed Admail) or Strapping (Unaddressed Admail)
  • Canada Post transportation fees
  • Delivery to CPC (Canada's postal services)
Turnaround Times

Printing, Addressing & Mailing: From the time you okay the files for printing to the time your prospect receives your postcard by First Class lettermail, it can be as fast as 1.5 to 2 weeks in Ontario (Up to 3 weeks for national and rural delivery). We always ask that you allow a few extra days (if not a week) for some wiggle room in the production schedule and Canada Post's delivery service, especially if it's during busy periods from October to January. If your postcard is time sensitive [mission critical], allow up to 20 business days for everything to be completed which may or may not include Canada Post's delivery schedule (depending on delivery area).

Printing Only: Our production schedule for postcard printing is 2-4 business days if you okay the proof(s) by 10:30 a.m. on any day of the week from Monday-to-Friday. Allow additional time for delivery.

Addressing: Database setup, sorting and inkjet addressing on to the postcards takes an additioanl 2-5 business days after printing. Note that we do not provide direct mail as a standalone service unless we are also printing your postcards.

Canada Post: According to CPC's web site, the following service standards apply for delivery, i.e. how long it takes them to deliver mail to your prospect:

Local Service Standards, eg: Mississauga-to-Mississauga (or within the GTA)

2 - 3 business days

Service Standards within the same province, eg: Mississauga-to-Ottawa (or within Ontario)

4 - 5 business days

National Service Standards, eg: Mississauga-to-Vancouver (or anywhere within Canada, except for Rural areas)

4 - 13 business days

 
Discount

All prices, except postage, already include a 5% money order or business cheque discount. If paying postage by credit card, we will add 5% to your order for postage costs only. Canadian cheques require an additional 3-5 business days to clear before we process your order. Checks drawn on an American bank require 21-28 days to clear.

Page Updated and Effective March 27, 2017

The Fine Print

Prices are subject to change without notice. Billing occurs in Canadian dollars.


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