Print channel

​Here the conditions and details about our print channel are stated for Norway, Denmark & Sweden​

​Print in Norway

Nets Share offers print as an output channel. Print production is fully automated with a very high capacity which ensures that the customer is able to print large volumes securely and efficiently. ​

Print functi​onality

A summary of the options available in the print run is shown below. Some functions can be managed in XML format.

  • Sheet type is A01 - 80 g white paper A4
  • Envelope type - Standard C5 envelope with 1 window for 1-8 sheets

norway_print_c5_one_win.png 

 

  • Standard C4 envelope paper for 9+ sheets
  • C5 envelope with two windows

norway_print_c5_two_win.png 

 

  • Postage code, 1st or 2nd class. (Can be managed in XML format. First class is used unless otherwise specified).
  • Simplex and Duplex print (Can be managed in XML format. Simplex is used unless otherwise specified).
  • Black and white print
  • Optimised print (i.e. sorted by postcode/box and package barcodes for machine packing have been implemented, including 'machine functionality' for correct positioning of address).
  • Barcode matching print (confirmation of distribution from print)
  • Multipackages, documents to the same postal address on the same day are placed in the same envelope. (Can be managed in shipment file. The sender must specify multipackaging for the function to be used as standard).
  • Colour print (Can be managed in the shipment file)
  • Attachments
  • Pre-print (sheet and envelope)
  • Agreement register (under development)
  • Selection of sheet type (e.g. perforated) and envelope type (under development)

Reserved areas

Documents to be sent to a print channel require that certain areas in the PDF document do not contain information as these will be overwritten when the document is processed. The areas that are overwritten are used for various printing functions.  – See example on the next page

 

norway_print_restricted_area.png 

 

 

 Address area

The address field is regenerated with information from the XML file. This means that addresses are always placed correctly for C4 and C5 envelopes and ensures that the postal service is able to read the address information automatically. This means that we are able to offer postage optimisation and additional services, such as handling of returned mail. 

The document may contain a previous address, but the area will be blanked out and replaced with data from XML.

Location: an area with a width of 8.3 cm and a height of 3.1 cm. The field is placed 3.5 cm from the top and 1.4 cm from the left on the first page of the document.
See also Print without masking​.

Print info area

The package barcode is used for enveloping and production. The barcode ensures efficient production, automated packing and that all sheets in the shipment are produced and dispatched. 

Location: an area with a width of 0.5 cm and a height of 2.0 cm. The field is placed 10 cm from the top on each page of the document. Pink area

Print file name/info in the left margin, used for tracking and identifying sheets. The information specifies the date the sheet was printed, the print job it belongs to and the sequential number. This information is useful for customer enquiries about print dispatches received, for example. 

Location: The text is placed 5 mm from the left margin with a width/text height of 11 mm. The text has a variable 'vertical' height, but will be placed from 5.5 cm and up to 16 cm from the top of the sheet. The field is included on each page of the document. 

NOTE: This area is not masked/blanked out so please ensure that the document always has sufficient space in the left margin.

Using a double window envelope.

For double window envelopes, logo/text must be placed as follows:

-Logo must be placed 1.5 cm from the left margin on an A4 page and 3-5 mm from the top of the sheet -Logo can be max. 8 cm wide and 2 cm high.

This area is not shown on the illustration above.

​​Addressing

As previously mentioned, the address area on the first page on every PDF will be overwritten with information from the shipment.xml file. Information is retrieved from <print:receiver> in each Message element. This is done to ensure that the address information stays within the envelope window. 

The sender is responsible for correct address information for each recipient being placed in this area. The print process is fully automated, which means that Nets will not be able to catch such errors during production.

If a recipient requires a printed document, but the address information in <print:receiver> is missing, the message will be sent to the next channel selection.

Printing o​​f giro forms requires preapproval

If giro invoices are required through Nets Share (i.e. documents containing a giro form to be used for payment instalments), the format must be approved in advance. This is handled as a separate process in Nets.

Individual archive metadata will be required in XML for the distribution of giro invoices. This functionality is under development and will be required when submitting giro forms in Nets Share. 

             

P​​rint in Denmark

Nets Share offers print as an output channel in Denmark. Print production is fully automated with a very high capacity which ensures that the customer is able to print large volumes securely and efficiently.

​Print functionality

A summary of the options available in the print run is shown below. Some functions can be managed in XML format.

Sheet type is 80 g white paper A4

  • Envelope type - Standard C5 envelope with 1 window for 1-8 sheets

    denmark_print_c5_one_win.png

  • Standard C4 envelope paper for 9-40 sheets

    denmark_print_c4_one_win.png
     
  • 1st class or 2nd class mail
  • SIMPLEX or DUPLEX print
  • Multipackaging to address
  • Colour print
  • Black and white print
  • Return postal address must be included in shipment file and printed on the sheet (to be indicated in the <print-nordic:returnAddress> tag)

​Reserved areas

Documents to be sent to a print channel require that certain areas in the PDF document do not contain information as these will be overwritten when the document is processed. The areas that are overwritten are used for various printing functions. – See example below

 

Print Denmark Print Ristricted Area.png 

Area A

The address field is regenerated with information from the XML file. This means that addresses are always placed correctly for C4 and C5 envelopes and ensures that the postal service is able to read the address information automatically. This means that we are able to offer postage optimisation and additional services, such as handling of returned mail. 

The document may contain a previous address, but the area will be blanked out and replaced with data from XML.

Location: an area with a width of 9 cm and a height of 6 cm. The field is placed 0.7 cm from the top and 0.7 cm from the left on the first page of the document.
See also Print without masking​.

Pink field

The pink fields indicate areas where images or text data should be avoided since the fields are used for optical quality assurance. Image/text data in the pink fields may be cropped to provide space for optical labels. Always ensure that the document has sufficient space allocated for this.

NOTE: This area is not masked/blanked out so please ensure that the document always has sufficient space in the margins.

Addressing

As previously mentioned, the address area on the first page on every PDF will be overwritten with information from the shipment.xml file. Information is retrieved from <print:receiver> in each Message element. This is done to ensure that the address information stays within the envelope window. 

The sender is responsible for correct address information for each recipient being placed in this area. The print process is fully automated, which means that Nets will not be able to catch such errors during production.

If a recipient requires a printed document, but the address information in <print:receiver> is missing, the message will be sent to the next channel selection.

Print in Sweden

Nets Share offers print as an output channel. Print production is fully automated with a very high capacity which ensures that the customer is able to print large volumes securely and efficiently.

​Print functionality

A summary of the options available in the print run is shown below. Some functions can be managed in XML format.

Sheet type is 80 g white paper A4

  • Envelope type - Standard C5 envelope with 2 windows for 1-8 sheets 

     
    sweden_print_c5_two_win.png
     

  • Standard C4 envelope with 2 windows for 9-40 sheets 

    sweden_print_c4_two_win.png
     
  • 1st class or 2nd class mail
  • SIMPLEX or DUPLEX print
  • Multipackaging to address
  • Colour print
  • Black and white print
  • Return postal address must be included in the shipment file (indicated in the <printnordic:returnAddress> tag)

​​Reserved areas

Documents to be sent to a print channel require that certain areas in the PDF document do not contain information as these will be overwritten when the document is processed. The areas that are overwritten are used for various printing functions.  – See example below

 

sweden_print_restricted_area.png 

 

 

 

Area A

The address field is regenerated with information from the XML file. This means that addresses are always placed correctly for C4 and C5 envelopes and ensures that the postal service is able to read the address information automatically. This means that we are able to offer postage optimisation and additional services, such as handling of returned mail. 

The document may contain a previous address, but the area will be blanked out and replaced with data from XML.

Location A1: an area with a width of 7.5 cm and a height of 3 cm. The field is placed 0.55 cm from the top and 0.55 cm from the left on the first page of the document.

Location A2: an area with a width of 7.5 cm and a height of 3.6 cm. The field is placed 3.5 cm from the top and 0.8 cm from the right on the first page of the document.
See also Print without masking​.

Pink field

The pink fields indicate areas where images or text data should be avoided since the fields are used for optical quality assurance. Image/tdata in the pink fields may be cropped to provide space for optical labels. Always ensure that the document has sufficient space allocated for this.

NOTE: This area is not masked/blanked out so please ensure that the document always has sufficient space in the margins.

​​Addressing

As previously mentioned, the address area on the first page on every PDF will be overwritten with information from the shipment.xml file. Information is retrieved from <print:receiver> in each Message element. This is done to ensure that the address information stays within the envelope window. 

The sender is responsible for correct address information for each recipient being placed in this area. The print process is fully automated, which means that Nets will not be able to catch such errors during production.

If a recipient requires a printed document, but the address information in <print:receiver> is missing, the message will be sent to the next channel selection.

​Print with​out masking

​​If the sender prefers holding the responsibility for placement of the sender and receiver address on the letter according to the above mentioned restricted areas, then a solution is available where the below XML is used in the shipment.xml where the PDF sent to print is not altered, giving the sender the oppotunity to e.g. use a logo in combination with their address in the envolope window. 

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<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<shipment xmlns="http://www.nets.eu/nets-share/1.6"
          xmlns:eboks="http://www.nets.eu/nets-share/1.6/eboks"
          xmlns:print="http://www.nets.eu/nets-share/1.6/print"
          xmlns:print-nordic="http://www.nets.eu/nets-share/1.6/print-nordic">

  <shipmentInfo>
    <shipmentId>NoMaskingPrint</shipmentId>
    <sender>
  <corporateIdentityNumber>12345678</corporateIdentityNumber>
      <country>DK</country>
    </sender>
  </shipmentInfo>

  <messages>
    <message id="1">
      <sender>
        <print-nordic:returnAddress masking = 'false'>
          <print-nordic:name>Nets A/S</print-nordic:name>
          <print-nordic:addressline1>Att: Employee</print-nordic:addressline1>
          <print-nordic:addressline2>Lautrupbjerg 10</print-nordic:addressline2>
          <print-nordic:postalCode>2750</print-nordic:postalCode>
          <print-nordic:city>Ballerup</print-nordic:city>
          <print-nordic:country>DK</print-nordic:country>
        </print-nordic:returnAddress>
      </sender>
      <print-nordic:fullPdfReceiver>
        <print-nordic:country>DK</print-nordic:country>
        </print-nordic:fullPdfReceiver>
      <document>
        <filepath>Nets A1.pdf</filepath>
      </document>
    </message>
  </messages>
</shipment>

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