Direct Mail Systems

Direct Mail Systems provides tailored, flexible and effective mailing house solutions to meet clients needs, and exceed their expectations.

Founded in 1974, Direct Mail Systems is a Bristol based fulfilment and mailing house, providing organisations access to a complete range of mailing and data processing services.

Direct Mail Systems expertise is in rapid response mail production. Our 12,000 sq ft mailing house facility has a huge range of printing, enclosing & wrapping equipment to accommodate all your mailing needs.

Trusted Since 1974

Direct Mail Systems offers a comprehensive range of data cleaning & enriching services, which helps minimise wasted time and resources.

Why Use Our Data Bureau Services to Cleanse Your Data?

We believe that cleaning data before embarking on a direct mail campaign is an essential step towards achieving success. Our years of expertise and experience in this industry have proven time and again that a thorough data cleansing process can make a significant difference in your campaign's overall effectiveness and deliver better results.

Improving Accuracy

Data inevitably becomes outdated and contains errors over time. Engaging with incorrect or incomplete contact information can lead to wasted resources and a negative perception of your brand. By cleaning your data, you can ensure accurate and up-to-date contact details, eliminating returned mail and improving deliverability rates. Direct Mail Systems has access the most comprehensive and accurate data products available in the UK.

Enhancing Targeting

A direct mail campaign's success greatly depends on targeting the right audience. Cleaning data allows you to segment your database based on specific criteria, such as demographics, preferences, or purchase history. This segmentation enables you to tailor your content and offers to each group, resulting in higher response rates and conversions.

Lowering Costs

Sending mail to inaccurate or non-existent addresses is not only ineffective but also a waste of valuable resources. By cleaning your data, you can remove duplicates, outdated records, and non-deliverable addresses, reducing printing and postage costs. This optimisation allows you to allocate your budget to reach a larger audience or invest in other marketing initiatives to maximise your returns.

Enhancing Brand Image

Direct mail campaigns are an excellent opportunity to make a lasting impression on your target audience. However, if your mail is sent to incorrect addresses or fails to reach its intended recipients, it can reflect poorly on your brand and credibility. Cleaning your data ensures that your mailings are reaching the right people, helping to build trust and maintain a positive brand image.

Increasing Response Rates

When your direct mailings reach the right individuals, you increase the chances of eliciting a response. By cleaning your data and verifying the accuracy of contact information, you can enhance the effectiveness of your campaign. A cleaned database reduces the risk of sending mail to individuals who have moved or opted out of receiving communications, leading to higher response rates and a greater return on investment.

Compliance with Regulations

Data protection and privacy regulations, such as GDPR, require organisations to handle personal information responsibly. Cleaning your data ensures compliance with these regulations by removing outdated or unwanted contact information and respecting recipients' preferences. By staying compliant, you mitigate the risk of legal and reputational repercussions.

In summary, cleaning data before launching a direct mail campaign is vital for improving accuracy, enhancing targeting, reducing costs, maintaining brand image, increasing response rates, and ensuring compliance. At Direct Mail Systems, we excel in providing data cleansing services that optimize your campaign's success, allowing you to connect with the right audience, drive conversions, and achieve your marketing goals. Let us help you unlock the full potential of your direct mail campaign by ensuring your data is clean and reliable.

Services we offer

Our range of data processing services is designed to streamline and optimise your direct mail campaigns, ensuring accuracy, efficiency, and maximum results.

Data Cleansing

Our team is equipped with advanced tools and expertise to clean and validate your data. By removing duplicates, correcting errors, and updating contact information, we ensure that your direct mailings reach the right recipients, improving deliverability rates and minimizing wastage.  We can:

  • Identify and deal with duplicate records on your customer and prospects database
  • Improve the accuracy of address data to improve deliverability, response and ROI.
  • Avoid causing bereaved friends and families by identifying and removing the details of those who have passed away.
  • Identify people who have moved to a new house and obtain forwarding addresses for some of your lost customers.
  • Perform Profanity Checks on your data to prevent potentially malicious brand damaging names and addresses from reaching your target audience.

Data Enhancement

We can help enrich your database with valuable information that enhances targeting and personalisation. By appending demographic data, lifestyle indicators, or purchasing behaviour, we enable you to create highly targeted campaigns that resonate with your audience, leading to higher response rates and conversions.  We can:

  • Add listed telephone numbers from the BT database to your customer and prospect records
  • Avoid potentially heavy fines by checking data against the TPS and MPS preference files
  • Add more detail, such as age, gender and wealth indicators to the information you already hold on your customers and prospects

Data Standardisation

Inconsistent and poorly formatted data can lead to errors and inefficiencies in your direct mail campaigns. Our data standardisation services ensure that your database adheres to a consistent format, eliminating errors and facilitating smooth data integration with other systems. This improves overall data quality, accuracy, and efficiency.

Data Security and Compliance

At Direct Mail Systems, we understand the importance of data protection and privacy. Our robust data security measures ensure that your sensitive information is safeguarded throughout the data processing journey. We also ensure compliance with data protection regulations, giving you peace of mind and mitigating risks associated with data breaches or non-compliance.

Partner with Direct Mail Systems for top-notch data processing services that optimise your direct mail campaigns. Our expertise, advanced technology, and commitment to excellence enable us to deliver accurate, targeted, and impactful mailings that drive results. Let us handle your data processing needs while you focus on growing your business and connecting with your customers.

'I would have no hesitation recommending the services of DMS. They are one of the most flexible and responsive mailing houses i use.'

Account Manager, Bristol leading marketing agency

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