Method And Arrangement For Generating Franking Imprint Data For A Mail Item

  • Published: Mar 3, 2016
  • Earliest Priority: Aug 29 2014
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A method of processing a batch of mail items to be shipped includes the generation of imprint data for a plurality of imprints each to be printed on a mail item of the batch of mail items, the imprint data including third party imprint data. In an online marketplace portal providing step, an online marketplace portal is provided for reaching an agreement on the third party imprint data between a franking system user operating a franking system, in particular a franking machine, for generating the plurality of imprint and a print service requesting party specifying the third party imprint data In a third party imprint data specification step, the print service requesting party specifies the third party imprint data via the online marketplace portal. In a franking batch specification step, the franking system user provides batch information on the batch of mail items via the online marketplace portal. In an agreement step, via the online marketplace portal, an agreement is reached between the print service requesting party and the franking system user on the inclusion of the third party imprint data into the imprint data. Finally, in a batch processing step, the batch of mail items is processed through the franking system, wherein each mail item of the batch of mail items is provided with an imprint as a function of the imprint data including the third party imprint data.


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  • Publication: Mar 3, 2016
  • Application: Aug 28, 2015
    US US 201514838646 A
  • Priority: Aug 29, 2014
    EP EP 14182872 A

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