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 full range of flexible in-house direct mail production services for low to high volume work.

Marketers are increasingly aware of the advantages of using direct marketing tools to add value to consumer and business relationships. The Direct Mail Industry has seen the development of new techniques to enhance the personalisation and sophistication of direct mail. Direct Mail Systems strives to be a part of the new wave of mail and fulfilment houses offering best practice DM.

Laser Printing

With a raft of top of line Xerox Nuvera mono and Versant 2100 digital presses we can produce a huge range of cut sheet transactional and direct mail materials. Using stock as low as 40gsm all the way up to 350gsm on uncoated, silk or gloss we have it covered. We also have inline finishing available for booklet making, multi part statement accumultion, stapling or hole punching.

In addition with over 10 x 50ppm mono HP laserprinters we will always have capacity available. Handling short or long run sheet fed jobs quickly and efficiently. High quality colour variable data printing can also be done call for details.

Inkjet Personalisation

What ever the size or thickness of brochure, letter, card or catalogue we have a machine to fit the job. With 8 machines to choose from, we can inkjet inline or online with or polywrappers, tabbers, seals and envelope enclosures to ensure maximum production speeds.

For non porous stocks we have inline dryers and a range of solvent and die based inks to suit all applications.

Our lines include; Our lines include; Jet 1 High Speed, Domino L400, Videojet, Intelmail IJP, 3x inc.jet mobile inkline/online, 4 x Astrojet 3800. You wont ever need more capacity

More recently we have seen a huge rise in naked / unwrapped mailings and we mail in excess of 4,000,000 unwrapped items per month. With our flexible kit no size or thickness is an issue.


Machine Enclosing

Improving efficiency and effectiveness are the internal goals of any business, which is why we invest heavily in the latest high volume enclosing machinery. Direct Mail Systems can provide volume output to deliver a combination of speed, quality and monetary savings to our clients. With 6 envelope enclosing lines we can enclose upto 8 inserts into a range of envelopes from C6 to C4. A range of support equipment is also available to handle 'difficult' items such as end folds, z folds or novelty items such as CDs.

Poly Wrapping

Our CMC polylines can provide wrapping of plain or printed films. 6 x A4/A3 onserts or upto 11 x A5 onserts can be wrapped. The machines are also fitted with windmill page openers for inserting inside magazines.

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Special Applications

Mechanical Tab or wafer seal (1" perforated transparent circular disc) application ideal for a low cost way of sealing one piece mailers. This can be integrated with an inkjet line for low cost personalisation.

Card tipping, product or sample attaching, using a Kirk Rudy 203P machine. Using peelable glue we can attaching CDs, cards or samples to a wide range of literature.

Hand Enclosing

Inevitably not every mail shot can be machined so we have a full-time team of mailroom assistants available to complete the most complicated mailing. Hand enclosure also allows for a greater degree of flexibility, more inserts can be added or creative mailings can be produced.

Postal Discounts

Direct Mail Systems is committed to providing the best form of distribution for your mailing campaign. We can offer access to a complete range of Royal Mail & Down Stream Access (DSA) products. Our remit is to ensure your mail is mailed via the most cost effective service.

If you do not have a postal account clients can access postal discounts for business or advertising mail for: Sustainable Intermediate, Sustainable Entry, Highsort, Lowsort OCR, Lowsort Mailmark, Packetpost, Packetsort 8, Cleanmail & Cleanmail Advanced via our account.

We can also provide quality assurance packs to help you gain access to machine readable mailing products on your account.

Daily Capacity

  • 450,000 mono lasered A4 sheets
  • 720,000 folded A4 sheets
  • 400,000 DL or C5
  • 288,000 C4 Wallets / 128,000 C4 Pockets
  • 144,000 Poly wrapped Packs
  • 580,000 inkjetted Postcards / 200,000 catalogues
  • 550,000 Inline wafer / tabs seals
  • 50,000 Tip on cards/samples

Enquire with Direct Mail Systems today

Whether you'd like a no obligation quote for your mail and printing needs, or just have a few questions, fill out the contact form and we'll be in touch soon.