Want an All-in-One Mailing and Shipping Solution? Get to Know S.M.A.R.T!

August 31, 2021
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Nothing sucks up more time than having separate processes for similar tasks, especially when they don’t – or can’t – work together. You end up wasting time and bouncing from task to task, only to watch as the workday ticktocks away. Maybe it's time to combine mailing and shipping processes into an all-in-one process.

It’s probably time to get to know S.M.A.R.T.

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What is S.M.A.R.T.?

S.M.A.R.T. combines Shipping, Mailing, Accounting, Reporting, and Tracking in one easy-to-use online solution. It was designed to streamline your mailing and shipping processes while also saving you time and money by centralizing your mail center and reducing your equipment footprint. S.M.A.R.T lets you…

  • Ship easily by viewing and comparing rates from major carriers. You can access Commercial Base pricing discounts and organize your shipping all in one platform.
  • Mail efficiently with an all-in-one online mailing portal. Automatically update postage rates and seamlessly integrate with our intelligent postage meters.
  • Accounting for up to five levels that’s flexible for any business size. Keep up with your mailing budget down to 1/10th of a cent and recoup postage spends with chargeback accounting.
  • Report monthly expenses or design and schedule custom reports by mail class, weight, presort, account, department, operator, pre-defined or custom time periods – and more! 
  • Track the shipment and delivery of every package you send. Keep customers informed every step of the way and improve record-keeping with features like a 13-month tracking history. 

How does S.M.A.R.T. work?

S.M.A.R.T. works by integrating your multiple mailing and shipping solutions and technologies into an all-in-one mail center. The software is paired with your intelligent postage meter – such as our iX-5 Meter – then connects to S.M.A.R.T. software installed on your PC. You can connect, manage, and organize your shipping, mailing, accounting, reporting, and tracking all from your desktop.

What are the benefits?

The benefits of S.M.A.R.T. are the sum of its parts - or better yet, its letters. Each component of S.M.A.R.T. comes together to create a flexible, intelligent system.

S.M.A.R.Ter Shipping
• Rate shop across all carriers to get the lowest price for your shipment type
• Streamline your shipping process by scheduling from your desktop
• Get access to Commercial Base pricing discounts to save your business money
• Boost efficiency and reduce errors with the simple integration
S.M.A.R.Ter Mailing S.M.A.R.Ter Accounting
• Integrate seamlessly with our new
iX-Series postage meters
• Increase mail processing with quick mail prep
• Get Auto-Ink reminders so you never run out of ink again!
• Update rates automatically, so you always use the most current pricing
• Track postage spending down to 1/10th of a cent with in-depth reporting
• Recoup postage spending via chargeback accounting
• Get support for up to five levels for complete postage reconciliation – no matter your business size
S.M.A.R.Ter Reporting S.M.A.R.Ter Tracking
• Produce easy-to-read, handy reports, from lists to graphs, in no time
• Create custom, extensive reports with as many – or as little – details as you need
• Schedule reports to different departments and team members
• Gain large reaching visibility on all your mailing and shipments
• Retain tracking history for up to 13 months 
• Provide customers visibility to shipment tracking with email alerts 
• Better manage operations with merged views of mail center activities

How can you get started?

If you have a Quadient intelligent postage meter, like one of our iX Series meters, you're halfway there! Our iX Postage Meters offer all the benefits of a big mailroom in a small, affordable package. 

Watch this video to learn more about S.M.A.R.T. and see how it works. You’ll be on your way to an all-in-one mailing and shipping solution in no time!

 

Want to learn more about S.M.A.R.T.?

Contact a Quadient expert to learn about the benefits of a S.M.A.R.T. Mail Center and see how it works!

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