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    KBA rebrand harks back to founders

    The German press manufacturer officially unveiled the new name and branding at a VIP event last night (21 September) to mark its 200th anniversary. In front of around 650 customers and dignitaries,...


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    T-shirt printer upgrades to solar premises

    The move to the 1,100sqm premises, also in the Isle of Wight but double the size of the previous site, took place last Friday, with Rapanui purchasing the premises a year ago and spending the past few...


  • Fresh01 boss Greg Feltham passes away
    Fresh01 boss Greg Feltham passes away

    Feltham suffered a pulmonary embolism that led to a fatal heart attack. He died at his home on Tuesday 19 September. He started his career with a printing apprenticeship in London before joining Colour...


  • TCT drives automation with double MBO buy
    TCT drives automation with double MBO buy

    The new machines, supplied by Friedheim International, will be installed at the Rayleigh-based firm?s premises at the end of October. The company will also shortly upgrade its Xerox printing equipment...


  • St Ives loses Sainsbury?s contract
    St Ives loses Sainsbury?s contract

    The contract, which St Ives said represents approximately 3.5% of annual revenue, will not be renewed and ends in December. The group?s management said it will be ?initiating actions to reduce the...


  • Taylor Bloxham upgrades folding with MBO investment
    Taylor Bloxham upgrades folding with MBO investment

    The Leicester-based company took delivery of the new folder last week and training is currently underway. The machine was supplied by Friedheim International and has replaced an existing Heidelberg Stahlfolder...


  • SME confidence struggles in face of challenges
    SME confidence struggles in face of challenges

    According to research from the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) conducted for its Q3 Small Business Index, 13% of respondents are looking for ways to exit their business, this being the highest percentage...


  • KBA looks forward to specialist future
    KBA looks forward to specialist future

    The Würzburg-headquartered firm is the world?s oldest press manufacturer. Although Friedrich Koenig and Andreas Bauer came up with a steam driven press to print The Times in London in 1814, the year 1817...


  • Henry Ling upgrades litho
    Henry Ling upgrades litho

    The Dorchester, Dorset-based outfit will take delivery of a two-colour Speedmaster SX 102 perfector next week, replacing a 15-year-old SM 102, and in early October will retrofit LE-UV to a five-colour...


  • Real Digital takes next step in its evolution
    Real Digital takes next step in its evolution

    The two B2 Indigos were commissioned in July and replaced five Xerox iGen4s at its Croydon site. Managing director David Laybourne said that he and production director Barry Stephens first began looking...


  • Packaging holds up in face of Brexit threats
    Packaging holds up in face of Brexit threats

    Commissioned by packaging supplier Davpack, the pollster found that more than a third (36%) of 1,100-plus SMEs in the UK are actively looking to cut costs, with 28% of them citing the country?s departure...


  • Nova Direct Mail falls into administration
    Nova Direct Mail falls into administration

    The Burgess Hill-based business, which was incorporated in March 2003, officially appointed administrators John Walters and Jonathan Beard from Begbies Traynor, Brighton, on 2 August. The most recent...


  • New partnership for Peterborough printers
    New partnership for Peterborough printers

    The two businesses completed the deal on 1 June to form a new offering that has combined sales of £300,000 and four staff plus a freelance designer. Creative Company director Kevan Towning struck up...


  • Leading Lancashire printers shortlisted for numerous...
    Leading Lancashire printers shortlisted for numerous awards

    Empine, founded just two years ago by Jacob Knowles, 23, and Anthony Taylor, 25, has seen its two directors nominated in the North West regional gala finals for the Great British Entrepreneur Awards in...


  • Kodak announces plate price increase
    Kodak announces plate price increase

    A statement said that over the past 12 months the company had absorbed significant increases in costs for the raw materials that are used to produce its plates, including aluminium, chemicals and packaging...


  • Funky Pigeon ramps up print operation with investment
    Funky Pigeon ramps up print operation with investment

    The Guernsey-based print arm of the personalised gift card website, which is owned by WH Smith, relocated to a new 3,700sqm site, also in Guernsey, in July after outgrowing its previous site and has since...


  • Retail Print Solutions rounds off £2m investment drive
    Retail Print Solutions rounds off £2m investment drive

    Over the past four months the Leicester-based firm has taken delivery of equipment including two Durst machines ? a Rho 312 and a P10 200 HS, three Blackman & White cutters and a CCM Premier 137 guillotine....


  • Waitrose print division begins kit overhaul
    Waitrose print division begins kit overhaul

    The first stage of the re-equip, the installation of a Horizon BQ160 single-clamp perfect binder from IFS to replace an outdated BQ150, took place in February. According to print service manager Jon...


  • New flatbed for Xpress Group to carry large-format jobs
    New flatbed for Xpress Group to carry large-format jobs

    Based in Crawley, the group spent £25,000 on the new device. It was installed by large-format kit reseller Spandex at the end of August in order to streamline its production workflow. The backlit,...


  • Macfarlane acquires Nottingham packaging firm
    Macfarlane acquires Nottingham packaging firm

    Likely to be completed at the end of this week, the deal, worth around £16.8m, brings GSB?s packaging distribution arm, its smaller manufacturing plant and also subsidiary Nottingham Recycling Limited...


  • Northside add fourth HP Indigo to support expansion
    Northside add fourth HP Indigo to support expansion

    The Belfast-based company, which includes brands DigitalPrinting.co.uk and TradeDigitalPrint.co.uk, has used a £260,000 funding package from HSBC, plus an additonal self-funded £200,000, to push forward...


  • Bonusprint parent Albelli buys ReSnap
    Bonusprint parent Albelli buys ReSnap

    Headquartered in Amsterdam, Albelli trades in the UK as Bonusprint as well as Fotoknudsen and Onskefoto in Europe and Scandinavia and was part of web-to-print giant Cimpress until its $92m sale to Netherlands-based...


  • Robox says "Hello" at Boss Print unveiling
    Robox says "Hello" at Boss Print unveiling

    From the mind of Boss managing director Fenton Smith, the toy-like piece was unveiled in London on 12 September to an audience of designers, buyers and printers. It works by attaching a head and limbs...


  • Rebrand for BPIF Consultancy
    Rebrand for BPIF Consultancy

    The department, which provides a wide range of industry-tailored services such as process improvement, health, safety and environment, human resources, certification, technical and business development,...


  • Elanders UK acquires Spreckley
    Elanders UK acquires Spreckley

    The Newcastle-headquartered firm said the deal, which was completed in July, would strengthen its position in premium packaging markets and open up opportunities for the brand to expand. All 20 of...


  • Pureprint invests in screen printing at Imprint
    Pureprint invests in screen printing at Imprint

    The Newcastle Upon Tyne-based firm?s new two-colour Sias large-format multi formula screen printer will be operational by the end of this month. The device, which has a maximum print area of 1,500x2,350mm,...


  • Landa aims to put Israel at the pinnacle of printing
    Landa aims to put Israel at the pinnacle of printing

    At the firm?s first-ever VIP customer event, held in Israel this week, founder and chairman Benny Landa began proceedings with a heartfelt and personal address to more than 100 potential customers from...


  • Clinchtech builds its first HP Scitex robotic...
    Clinchtech builds its first HP Scitex robotic automation system

    The Suffolk-based manufacturer built the device for French POS packaging printer Cartoneo, which required a flexible robotic load and unload system that integrated with the existing onboard automation...


  • New polymer tenner enters circulation
    New polymer tenner enters circulation

    Just over one billion of the new notes have been printed ready for issue. The note features Jane Austen and joins the Churchill £5, which went into circulation last year, in the first series of polymer...


  • Latcham Direct targets growth with CGL acquisition
    Latcham Direct targets growth with CGL acquisition

    Completed in the summer, the deal is the circa £10m turnover, Bristol-based company?s first acquisition. The business employs more than 90 staff and delivers services including print production, mailing,...


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  • Best prices for print in the UK – trade only
  • Instant estimates for you to sell on
  • Our expert print management support is
    included in the price
  • Sell more to your existing customers
  • It’s a FREE service to the print trade!

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Print management for printers, not against them!

Welcome to FreePrintManagement, the way for printers to make money by offering a print management service themselves.

Benefits to Printers:-

  • You build profitable relationships with your clients, supplying them with a wider range of print than you can manufacture.
  • Make more money without finding new clients – sell more to the same ones.
  • Have the support of WEBMART’s award-winning print management service: we take the risk out of outsourcing and you keep the profit – and your client!
  • WEBMART - sustainable print management where everyone wins.

WEBMART- sustainable print management where everyone wins!

Latest FAQ:

How will I make money if I don't print it myself?

We benchmark the market and get the best price / quality price instantly and then give it to you. We also show you the price that a good print buyer in the market would get to show you what profit you can make via the PM² margin-o-meter and put them in an estimate to make it dead easy and FAST.

How can I trust that a supplier will adhere to the same quality standards as my company, without knowing who they are?

WEBMART takes the order off you and passes it on to the right printer. We make sure the quality and service are 100% acceptable - after all, that's all we do. Our current client satisfaction rating is 9.71 / 10 and we have grown to £37m t/o by doing just this, so you can rest easy.

How will you prevent suppliers from going to my customers direct?

Every printer who accepts an order will enter into a confidentiality agreement with your end client, so that will not be an issue.

So what's in it for WEBMART?

WEBMART is the most efficient print management company in the UK, so even offering this free service and the highest quality print management we only build into the prices you receive an average 8% for our PM service to you, so you know you win and we win together.

Is this site now only open to printers, whereas print buyers could use it before?

The price you get is significantly lower than the price an expert print-buyer would get, so that you, the printer, can maximise the profit when you re-sell it. The price at which you is entirely up to you, as you know your client best.

WEBMART works with a number of print management companies:this is a testament to our technology and the price advantage we can offer. We do not, however, work with companies that employ the practice of hidden rebates or high retro-rebates, as we believe they are wrong ethically.

With regards to the “guaranteed best price to the trade” and the “market price”, is that, in other words, the lowest price returned and the average price returned from any quote?

Yes. If anyone can beat our Trade Price Guarantee, then we will be delighted, as they have identified an area for us to focus on and a specialist supplier we need to be getting on Dynamic Pricing, so that every printer can benefit from his/her specialism/value. In this way, low prices benefit all printers - by identifying greater profit opportunities, not less.

The 8% average print management fee – is that WEBMART's slice of the pie? If not, then where does WEBMART make its money from?

Also, where does the printer make its money – does it decide its own mark-up when returning a price to its client (i.e. supplier quotes X, WEBMART adds 8% for itself to generate a new quote Y and the user then returns a quote of Y + its own mark-up to the client?)

WEBMART build 8% in to the price, on average, which provides our PM service to the printer. It is our fully inclusive price....no hidden charges.

On the money with the printer - WEBMART give them the market price as a guide. It is entirely up to them what they charge their customer. We are there to support the customer by being their PM back-office and it is the printer who retains the direct relationship with the client.

Where does the printer make its money – does it decide its own mark-up, when returning a price to its client?

WEBMART builds, on average, 8% into the price you get on the website; this provides our Print Management service to you. It is our fully inclusive price....no hidden charges. Even with this, our price will be highly competitive – we guarantee it!

WEBMART gives you the typical market price as a guide of what to sell it at. It is entirely up to you at what price you sell it to your customer. We are there to support you by being your PM back-office and it is you, the printer, who retains the direct relationship with your client.

What would you say to the argument that this is just shifting the current goalposts from Print Managers screwing Printers to Printers screwing Printers?

No, quite the converse. Every "unsustainably low price" is another PRINTER’S PM profit now - through the FreePrintManagement.com service. If anything, they would want to see more of it!

If it truly is an unsustainably low price that they quote, they will fill up with this work at this rate, then they will go bust, fast - so the problem is solved! If it is just that they have the best cost base/investment/equipment in the industry, allowing these great prices, then they win and the entire print industry benefits from it via the FreePrintManagement.com site.

How many buyers did you have registered using the old model (and how did they feel about losing the service)?

We had a thousand, and many were trade clients anyway, so there is no change for them. The rest are either clients already (who still have access) or potential clients. So it will be down to our sales team to convert them into being clients!

Any other questions - ask here

Case Study: Multiflow makes money from FreePrintManagement.com margin-o-meter.

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