A-Mail shipments should reach the recipients the following working day. For this to work reliably, A-Mail consignments processing process must be able to be properly identified. This requires clear labeling – With an A-post stamp. According to Swiss Post regulations, mass mailings of 50 or more letters may be issued by a so-called PP franking. A PP stamp thus offers a practical and easy way to send larger quantities of letters, without having to stick a stamp on every single letter.
97.7 percent of A Mail letters will reach their recipients on time in 2014. In the case of B Mail letters, the figure was even 99.0 percent. This means that Swiss Post is exceeding the legal requirements of the Postal Regulation. In terms of punctuality, it occupies a top position in international comparison. The correct marking of letters with an A Mail postmark as a franking mark helps to maintain these high values even as the volume of mailings increases.
Larger items of at least 50 copies can be franked quickly, correctly and securely with PP franking. The stamped "P.P." replaces the stamp or franking with a franking machine. PP franking is therefore ideal for sending mailings, letters or other large mail items. This saves you the cost of a franking machine. Also the rather laborious sticking on of stamps is omitted.
The PP note may be made by means of a stamp. However, this must perfectly meet the requirements of the postal service. By using one of our templates, you have guaranteed that these regulations are complied with. In our online editor you can only adjust by the respective shipping location. The Trodat Professional is suitable for frequent stamping. If PP stamps are only made occasionally, the Trodat Printy is also very suitable.
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A post stamps and PP stamps – 1 Examples of orders
Swiss Post is making new regulations for PP stamps. It requires that the PP stamp imprint show the Swiss Post logo or the company name of Swiss Post. From 1 January 2016, PP franked items without correct marking will be postmarked by Swiss Post for a fee. The mandatory elements of a PP stamp are now as follows: the marking P.P. (Port Payé) the postal code and the location of the sender the Swiss Post logo or the designation "Post CH AG a frame around the design For A Mail items, the "A" or "A-PROIRITY" must also be indicated. The PP stamp is affixed to the top right-hand corner of the envelope. We offer you templates with various stamp models, which you can of course adapt to your needs. You will find all further information on PP items in a PDF of Swiss Post on the subject of PP
If a postmark is only used for a specific constellation, it is called a special postmark. If, on the other hand, the postmark contains a date that corresponds to the date of issue of a cancelled postage stamp, it is called a first-day postmark. If mass mailings are to be sent, individual frankings can be omitted by using a cash franking stamp. Smaller Swiss post offices use the "P.P." stamp for this purpose. (Port payé). Larger offices that use a stamping machine, on the other hand, use a corresponding "P.P." flag for the common local date stamp.
With an Infopost stamp you can literally save "cash money". Used for sending stamped Infopost such as direct mail, it is ideal for companies with a large volume of mailings. For smaller quantities of up to 50 items, it is recommended to use a wooden stamp. However, if you want to cancel larger quantities, it is advisable to purchase a practical self-inking stamp. You will certainly save a lot of time and work with the Trodat Printy and Trodat Professional stamp models.
A postmark is both a specific postmark device and the imprint it reproduces. As a rule, it is designed in such a way that the date and, if necessary, the time can always be updated. The location information is usually not changed. If the postal item in question contains a stamp or other postage stamp, this is cancelled by affixing the postmark.