NEOPOST appoints OST as national distributor

DQW Bureau
New Update

OST has signed national distributor

agreement for the entire range of Neopost products for distribution

in India. Neopost is a supplier of mailing solutions and has direct

presence in 18 countries. OST would be initially distributing entire

range of their digital franking machines in India through its

established network of dealers and channel partners. With this, OST

is successfully foraying into office automation products and is

aiming to expand in this field. Dinesh Sharma, MD, OST Electronics

said, “OST is not only serving new community of partners and

end-users, but also establishing our Pan-India presence with this

business tie-up. Also, OST's target is to achieve 100 percent

retention of its end-user clientele, who are already using Neopost's

EFMs while at the same time expand into new areas of OA products,

through its exclusive dealers.” He further added, “ With the

up-gradation of the existing EFMs to the digital franking machines

becoming mandatory for its end-users, OST shall support its dealers

to deliver cost-effective product positioning in its existing market

space and also help dealers to achieve long-term commitments with its


India Post, which had in December 2009

granted approval to the Neopost range of new digital franking

machines using RMFS, has decided not to renew licenses of the

five-year-old electronic franking machines with immediate effect and

has set a deadline for replacing such machines by June 30, 2013.

Neopost digital franking machines

eliminate all manual intervention in the setting of the meter of the

franking machine as the funds are downloaded on the machine

electronically, saving time and efforts for the user. The mark

generated by the franking machine includes a 2-D Barcode which is

unique for each mail item. These machines can cater to all market

segments, from SOHO users to very high-end production mailers.

Currently, the majority of franking machine customers are government

departments, semi-government, public sector and large corporate