Meet Andrew O’Driscoll, Director Mailing Solutions

As a Yorkshireman, living in Bangor it’s safe to say that I’m a Northerner wherever I am. Myself, Irish wife Louise and now native Irish Children, Will, Emery and Corah have been here for over 5 years and I have been working with Forth Mailing Solutions for the past year. With over 25 years’ experience in Senior Director roles, specialising in growing businesses and exceeding client expectations, I was excited to take on the role of growing the mailing solutions business. Established as a mailing house and Direct Mail provider for the last 25 years, we now consider ourselves the […]

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Life After GDPR

For as long as he can remember, Alvin the Alien has been on planet GDPR. All he has ever known has been checklists, opt-out emails and data health checks. Now that he has achieved his mission of spreading awareness, he has been trying to explore like outside of the GDPR-stratosphere. Turns out we’re in for quite an exciting summer…   View PDF Here

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GDPR: It’s been a week

It’s been one week since the GDPR came into effect and we thought we’d take a look at what’s happened since. From complaints to Beyoncé and everything in between, step into Friday with this GDPR rundown!     View PDF Here

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GDPR – It Shouldn’t Be A Grey Area

With just two weeks until the implementation of the General Data Protection Regulation, it’s vital that you consider your levels of compliance across a variety of integral areas. Read our list of notable factors to focus on to ensure you remain complaint:   View PDF Here Click here to visit the EU GDPR Regulation website

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Meet Mailing Solutions

Our newest video is live! We’ve put together a video so you can get a clear picture of how we help businesses deliver their digital or printed messages to their clients. Not only do we offer the best methods of communications, but the safest, too and second-to-none data services. Keep watching until the end to see the dancing faces of Forth Mailing Solutions (remember the dancing penguins from Christmas?)!

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Make the most of your Direct Mail

  No marketer wants their hard work ending up in the bin, the drawer or that shelf we all have filled with supermarket offers and the latest deals from a well known international pizza takeaway restaurant chain… In any case, here are some tips to ensure your DM isn’t immediately recycled into your next DM.     VIEW PDF HERE

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The Printin’ Penguins

The Printin’ Penguins

It’s the 1st of December – the countdown is on! Take a look at our brand new Christmas video featuring our lovely Printin’ Penguins to see the hard work they put in for your mailing needs during the festive season (and 365 days a year!).    

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On your marks, get set, Christmas!

On your marks, get set, Christmas!

If you haven’t even started thinking about planning your Christmas campaign yet – then do it NOW. Seriously. With just under 3 months to go, already John Lewis have their Christmas section on their website, Selfridges have opened their Christmas shopping department and only yesterday I saw Marks & Spencer unload a crate of boxes with Christmas novelty sweets in them. Whilst I love Christmas, I settled for chocolate eyeballs from the Halloween section – compromise can be difficult! Your Christmas campaign should go live at least 6 weeks before Christmas Day. That means all your designs, content and materials […]

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The Forth Four Step

The Forth Four Step

Have you ever wanted to know the ins and outs behind any mailing project – from brief to completion? Without a clear process, it can all get a bit messy! Thankfully at Forth, we follow a coherent set of stages to ensure each mailing project runs smoothly from start to finish. Take a look for yourself: The Mailing Solutions Process     Text Version: The Process: 1. LETS’ GET STARTED Account Manager receives client brief Job schedule set up to suit client timescales Production provides estimate Estimate and schedule are agreed   2. THE BRIEF & SET-UP DATA BRIEF Data […]

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