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  • Xerox to show Versants and unveil inline...
    Xerox to show Versants and unveil inline bookletmaker at PWL!

    The firm, one of the event?s headline sponsors, will be showing the 80ppm Versant 180, which was shown as a technology demonstration at last year?s event and also its big brother, the 100ppm Versant 3100....


  • Duplo departure for Lock
    Duplo departure for Lock

    ?My wife thinks I?m mad, but I wanted to try something new. Duplo will go from strength to strength, it?s a great business, with great people and great products ? it was just the right timing,? said Lock....


  • Newprint expands Morgana fleet with triple installation
    Newprint expands Morgana fleet with triple installation

    The Newmarket-based company took delivery of a DigiFold 385 in October, a 450 laminator just before Christmas, and an EBA guillotine last week. The new kit has joined existing Morgana machinery including...


  • Print continues decline in latest magazine ABCs
    Print continues decline in latest magazine ABCs

    The figures, released last week and covering the six-month period to the end of 2017, showed that overall print circulation across the entire market fell by 5%, while digital purchases grew by 3%, and...


  • Assets of publishing firms that hit printers bought...
    Assets of publishing firms that hit printers bought out of liquidation

    Founded in 1993 by director Duncan McCorquodale, Islington-based Black Dog and Artifice, which supplied bookshops, galleries and organisations with high-end non-fiction books on art and culture, ceased trading on...


  • WPAPS takes on UK's first new dye-sub machine from...
    WPAPS takes on UK's first new dye-sub machine from Epson

    Investing circa-£23,000, the Andover-based print-on-demand firm took delivery of the machine at the end of last year to help with the significant increased demand for fabric printing it fulfils around...


  • PrintWeekLive! conference programme unveiled
    PrintWeekLive! conference programme unveiled

    David Kassler, global chief executive of Williams Lea Tag, will make his industry debut at the March event, where he will offer a fresh perspective on the some of the challenges and opportunities facing...


  • Canon firms up plans for PrintWeekLive!
    Canon firms up plans for PrintWeekLive!

    The company will show live printing on three machines at its 54sqm booth, including the roll-to-roll Océ Colorado 1640 wide-format printer, the first to utilise its UVgel curable ink system. The imagePress...


  • SML Corby triples capacity with Horizon install
    SML Corby triples capacity with Horizon install

    The machine, which was supplied by Intelligent Finishing Systems (IFS) and installed around three months ago, was chosen to unify RFID tag and label production and increase productivity at the Corby site....


  • Walker promoted at PCP
    Walker promoted at PCP

    Walker joined the Telford-based business as head of operations just over three years ago from Communisis. He has now been promoted to operations director. Managing director Alex Evans said the promotion...


  • Flexpress goes big with HP Indigo 12000 install
    Flexpress goes big with HP Indigo 12000 install

    Leicester-based Flexpress paid ?in excess of £1m? for purchase and installation of the press, according to managing director Steve Wenlock. The press was installed last month and replaced a four-year-old...


  • Tighter immigration controls could hit print
    Tighter immigration controls could hit print

    A survey of 1,400 UK businesses by the BCC in September found that 40% of respondents had employees from other EU countries, and 38% believed future restrictions would have a negative impact. Writing...


  • Roland launches online academy
    Roland launches online academy

    Launching its VersaUV S-Series presses in September last year, the Clevedon-based UK arm of the manufacturer noted that many printers were unfamiliar with how to operate the new flatbed and belt LED-UV...


  • Tech-ni-Fold targets digital market with Advance
    Tech-ni-Fold targets digital market with Advance

    Harris said the Leicester-based manufacturer of innovative print finishing devices will display "a little bit of history" on its booth, as well as its most recent development which it is targeting at users...


  • New finance director steps in as MD departs at...
    New finance director steps in as MD departs at Bakergoodchild

    Burnell had served as managing director of the Birmingham direct mail and print firm since 2013. She worked at the company from 2008, officially leaving in December last year. A statement from Bakergoodchild...


  • Simpson Group acquired in MBO
    Simpson Group acquired in MBO

    The deal was completed on Tuesday (13 February) and will see chairman Mark Simpson exit the Washington, Tyne and Wear-based business. His brother and sister were also shareholders but did not work...


  • Fespa reveals plans for 2018 show
    Fespa reveals plans for 2018 show

    Taking place from 15-18 May with the campaign strapline ?Where Print Takes Off?, the wide-format, screen printing and textile printing event will occupy 10 halls and 61,160sqm of exhibition space at Messe...


  • Perfect Colours and Epson team up at PrintWeekLive!
    Perfect Colours and Epson team up at PrintWeekLive!

    Perfect Colours is planning to exhibit the SureColor SC-S80600 and SureColor SC-P10000 printers, which are designed for outdoor applications such as signage, on its stand at the Wasps Arena, Coventry,...


  • Xerox investor files lawsuit in attempt to stymie deal
    Xerox investor files lawsuit in attempt to stymie deal

    Billionaire Deason sold his Affiliated Computer Services business to Xerox in 2010 for $6.4bn (£4.6bn) and is Xerox's third-largest shareholder. Together with Xerox's biggest individual shareholder Carl...


  • Encore snaps up stricken GNE
    Encore snaps up stricken GNE

    Leeds-based GNE went into administration with Begbies Traynor on Monday evening (12th February), and Encore acquired it yesterday morning (13th February) in a pre-pack deal.   GNE manufactures and...


  • New Versafire makes a royal pair for A3
    New Versafire makes a royal pair for A3

    Running up to 130ppm, the digital press was installed at A3?s 930sqm premises as part of a £100,000 investment on 19 January. The firm, based in Farnham, affectionately named its pair of machines Victoria...


  • Flexpress Trade gearing up for PrintWeekLive! debut
    Flexpress Trade gearing up for PrintWeekLive! debut

    Part of Leicester-based commercial printer Flexpress, which has 23 staff and turns over £2m, the company?s trade printing arm will show visitors to its stand a range of samples of work it has produced....


  • Icahn and Deason reject Xerox takeover terms
    Icahn and Deason reject Xerox takeover terms

    Icahn and Deason are the two largest individual shareholders in Xerox, and have a combined stake of more than 15% in the company. Yesterday they broke a 12-day silence since the takeover was announced...


  • Unite calls for 'urgent talks' with Trinity Mirror...
    Unite calls for 'urgent talks' with Trinity Mirror over jobs worries

    Last week, Trinity Mirror confirmed it planned to buy Northern & Shell's publishing assets, with the Daily Mirror publisher agreeing to pay £126.7m for N&S chairman Richard Desmond?s family of Express...


  • PPR takes on OKI machines in wide-format supply deal
    PPR takes on OKI machines in wide-format supply deal

    Headquartered in Cardiff, PPR serves as both a supplier of wide-format equipment and provides its own commercial print services. OKI?s machines will join a portfolio that includes equipment from Ricoh,...


  • Scottish print pioneer and J Thomson founder passes
    Scottish print pioneer and J Thomson founder passes

    Born May 1927, Thomson initially worked for his father James? paper merchanting business before moving the Glasgow-headquartered company into print in 1953. He remained honorary chair of the firm until...


  • Kingswood iOptus signs for UK's second DuSense
    Kingswood iOptus signs for UK's second DuSense

    Kingswood iOptus managing director Alan Rigglesford first saw the DuSense at the Duplo Summer Festival last year, but began looking at it seriously around four months ago, since when the Kingswood team...


  • Kodak updates on ICO
    Kodak updates on ICO

    Kodak announced plans to enter the booming cryptocurrency arena last month through a joint venture with WENN Digital that will involve the creation of the KodakOne image rights management platform and...


  • Trinity Mirror and Northern & Shell seal sale deal
    Trinity Mirror and Northern & Shell seal sale deal

    Subject to approval from its shareholders, Trinity will pay for the main £126.7m transaction through an initial cash payment of £47.7m, a deferred cash payment of £59m payable between 2020 and 2023, and...


  • BPIF's Jarrold made freeman of London
    BPIF's Jarrold made freeman of London

    While a purely honorary commendation in a modern context, the Freedom is awarded to recognise significant contributions to business and public life, or to honour celebrities and prominent figures. ...


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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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