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Streifbandzeitung (wrapper-packed newspapers)

Our dispatch solution for small volumes of your Pressepost items

Send sample copies or follow-up orders easily and cost-effectively.

 

Product

Whether it’s an order for an individual issue, the dispatch of sample copies or forwarding to a vacation destination:

With STREIFBANDZEITUNG (wrapper-packed newspapers), we offer you a convenient solution for sending POSTVERTRIEBSSTÜCKE (preferred periodicals) and PRESSESENDUNGEN (standard periodicals) items individually or in small volumes.
 

Overview of the most important features of STREIFBANDZEITUNG (wrapper-packed newspapers):

  • The option to send POSTVERTRIEBSSTÜCK (preferred periodicals) and PRESSESENDUNG (standard periodicals) items as STREIFBANDZEITUNG (wrapper-packed newspapers) is only available to the contractual partners of Deutsche Post Presse Distribution and commercial press sales outlets.
  • STREIFBANDZEITUNG (wrapper-packed newspapers) are sent in a wrapper or a banderole which completely covers the newspaper. This enables the Germany-wide delivery of the shipment on the next working day.
    Five franking options are available: Use the FRANKIT franking machine, the Frankierservice (franking service), the franking wave or IT franking. With the product stamp or Internet stamp for STREIFBANDZEITUNG (wrapper-packed newspapers) the shipments can be posted in the nearest Deutsche Post mailbox without a posting list. 
  • Five franking options are available: Use the FRANKIT franking machine, the Frankierservice (franking service), the franking wave or IT franking. With the product stamp or Internet stamp for STREIFBANDZEITUNG (wrapper-packed newspapers) the shipments can be posted in the nearest Deutsche Post mailbox without a posting list. 
  • STREIFBANDZEITUNG (wrapper-packed newspapers) are treated like a standard mail product. If a valid redirection request exists, it is redirected. If the address of shipment recipient is not known, the shipment is returned. Alternatively, you can use the sender's instructions to tell us what to do with the shipment if the recipient has moved or the item cannot be delivered.
     

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Special services

Our special services for the reliable and cost-effective dispatch of your STREIFBANDZEITUNG (wrapper-packed newspapers):

 

PREMIUMADRESS: Ensuring that your readers’ addresses are always up to date
Premiumadress

With PREMIUMADRESS you receive notifications about your readers’ incorrect or outdated addresses just a day after the delivery attempt – in the highest quality. The address data is checked by our mail carriers on-site, compared with current databases, such as Deutsche Post’s relocation database, and then sent to you electronically. You therefore keep your address database up to date.
 

Sender’s instructions: If you do not wish for the STREIFBANDZEITUNG (wrapper-packed newspapers) to be redirected
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The sender’s instructions provide information on what the mail carrier should do with the shipment if the recipient has moved.
 

The Frankierservice (franking service): A real help
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Save time – we will frank your STREIFBANDZEITUNG (wrapper-packed newspapers) for you.
 

Multiple dispatch

With a Press Distribution agreement, several press products contained in one shipment are individually billed on the basis of their item type and charged to the carrier object. Enclosed POSTVERTRIEBSSTÜCK (preferred periodicals)/PRESSESENDUNG (press periodicals) items are billed at the total weight of the shipment if the front cover has no

  • issue number
  • newspaper code
  • price or
  • barcode

The front cover may be labeled as a special edition, special issue, special etc.

Electronic notification process

Making use of the electronic notification process saves you time and effort. Find out more in our "Presse Distribution Handling: alles klar zum Versand" (Press Distribution Handling: all ready for shipment) brochure.

FAQ

You can find answers to frequently asked questions on STREIFBANDZEITUNG (wrapper-packed newspapers) here:

 

What are the benefits of STREIFBANDZEITUNG (wrapper-packed newspapers)?
  • The STREIFBANDZEITUNG (wrapper-packed newspapers) item reaches its recipient on the next working day, right across Germany
  • It is not necessary to create a posting list if the STREIFBANDZEITUNG (wrapper-packed newspapers) product stamp or Internet stamp is used
  • The franking mark, AFM/FRANKIT, IT franking, Frankierservice (franking service) franking types and the STREIFBANDZEITUNG (wrapper-packed newspapers) product stamp and Internet stamp can be used
  • Forwarding and return of STREIFBANDZEITUNG (wrapper-packed newspapers) free of charge
  • Sender’s instructions and PREMIUMADRESS may be used
Who can send STREIFBANDZEITUNG (wrapper-packed newspapers)?

STREIFBANDZEITUNG (wrapper-packed newspapers) can be sent by contractual partners of Deutsche Post Presse Distribution and by commercial press sales outlets such as

  • retailers (e.g., wholesale, retail or the railway station book trade),
  • subscription sales (including the commercial book and periodicals trade),
  • reader circle.
What can be sent as STREIFBANDZEITUNG (wrapper-packed newspapers)?
  • Press products for which there is an agreement with Deutsche Post Presse Distribution
  • Minimum size: 9 x 14 cm
  • Maximum size: 25 x 35.3 cm (B4)
  • Maximum height: 5 cm
  • Maximum weight including inserts: 1,000 g/shipment
How do you package STREIFBANDZEITUNG (wrapper-packed newspapers)?

Always use a wrapper which stops the content from falling out and ensures that it can be processed mechanically, e.g., with an envelope or a banderole. However, the banderole must completely cover the item, or at least both the longitudinal edges must be closed along their entire length. Sending as a roll-shaped item is not allowed.

How are STREIFBANDZEITUNG (wrapper-packed newspapers) franked?

Using the franking mark, AFM/FRANKIT, IT franking, Frankierservice (franking service) and the STREIFBANDZEITUNG (wrapper-packed newspapers) product stamp or Internet stamp. The postage is based on the individual weight (see current price list for Deutsche Post Presse Distribution).

Where can I get the dispatch stamps for STREIFBANDZEITUNG (wrapper-packed newspapers)?

 

The STREIFBANDZEITUNG (wrapper-packed newspapers) product stamp and Internet stamp are available from Deutsche Post’s electronic outlet at Shop der Deutschen Post.

What must be printed on STREIFBANDZEITUNG (wrapper-packed newspapers)?

1.  Print the addresses of the recipient and the sender.

2. You can place permissible sender’s instructions above the address.

3. The "STREIFBANDZEITUNG" product name and the newspaper code (ZKZ) of the newspaper to be sent must be visible on the wrapping of the item.

How are STREIFBANDZEITUNG (wrapper-packed newspapers) posted?

With FRANKIT, IT franking, franking mark or Frankierservice (franking service):

1. Download the posting list, fill it in and print it out

2. Pack the items in letter trays and hand them in at your retail outlet or bulk mail acceptance office (for more than 500 items, always use the bulk mail acceptance office)

Using the STREIFBANDZEITUNG (wrapper-packed newspapers) product stamp or Internet stamp:

1. Order dispatch stamps in the electronic outlet at Shop der Deutschen Post

2. Affix the dispatch stamp and post the shipment in a mailbox

How do I fill in the posting list for STREIFBANDZEITUNG (wrapper-packed newspapers)?

A completion guide which is available here provides you with step-by-step instructions on how to fill in the posting list using an example.

Can I send STREIFBANDZEITUNG (wrapper-packed newspapers) without a posting list?

You can avoid the posting list only if the shipments are franked with the STREIFBANDZEITUNG (wrapper-packed newspapers) product stamps or Internet stamps.

How does Deutsche Post deliver STREIFBANDZEITUNG (wrapper-packed newspapers)?

Same as letter mail: according to the AGB Brief National (GT&C National Mail). In this way, undeliverable shipments are forwarded or returned to the sender.

How are inserts in STREIFBANDZEITUNG (wrapper-packed newspapers) handled?

POSTVERTRIEBSSTÜCK (preferred periodicals) and PRESSESENDUNG (standard periodicals) sent as STREIFBANDZEITUNG (wrapper-packed newspapers) items may contain inserts (printed material, objects up to a height of 30 mm, as well as bills and payment slips relating to the charges payable for the newspaper).

For STREIFBANDZEITUNG (wrapper-packed newspapers), the amount to be paid for franking is calculated solely in relation to the overall weight of the shipment. There is no additional charge for bills, payment slips and enclosed objects between 3 and 30 mm in height.

The requirements in relation to packaging and ensuring that letter mail items are suitable for transportation and operational handling apply as appropriate.

Can multiple copies be sent at the same time in a single shipment?

With STREIFBANDZEITUNG (wrapper-packed newspapers), multiple copies of one or a number of titles may be dispatched – providing there is a Presse Distribution agreement for them. The bill will be for the total weight of the shipments, at the rates for STREIFBANDZEITUNG (wrapper-packed newspapers).

Not met all the requirements?

Acceptance may be refused if the STREIFBANDZEITUNG (wrapper-packed newspapers) item does not meet dispatch requirements. Shipments already posted may be returned for you to sort out any defects.

Where copies are in breach of contract or are not – or only insufficiently – franked, the shipment is handled as a letter mail communication product and an additional charge may be levied. If no payment is made, this is considered a refusal to accept the shipment. The shipment is then returned to the sender who has to pay the additional charge. Closed shipments may be opened for checking purposes.


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