Use Case: Print & Post

"We spend too much on print, pack, and post"

Rising costs and inefficiencies make recorded post an expense you could do without. Reduce the outlay with Mailock - digital recorded delivery®.

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A changing landscape

Confidential customer communication has been slow to keep up when it comes to digital transformation. Regulatory requirements and security concerns have led organisations to continue using tracked post. With rising costs and dwindling service capability, companies are looking to digital alternatives.

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The state of post

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Rising costs

Paper costs increased 60% during 2022 while Royal Mail postal delivery costs rose between 10 and 18%.

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Service interruption

Worker strikes and security attacks have left businesses dealing with delays and unhappy customers.

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Legacy inefficiency

In a world of instantaneous communication, post can add days to business-critical processes.

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Security concerns

Anyone handling confidential post can open and read it, compromising any customer data it contains.

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Every tonne of post generates around 3 tonnes of CO2e & uses around 1,000 tonnes of water to produce.

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Once information has been posted there's no way to remotely block access to isolate a breach.

Time to change?

We evaluated the advantages of taking your confidential print and post digital in research conducted with Project Rome's Simon Pringle, Associate Fellow Of Chatham House & Professor at University of Edinburgh.

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Lower costs

Through our consultancy process, we found that for businesses with high outputs, secure email generates 95% savings on print, pack, and post.


Carbon savings

Taking into account the full lifecycle of paper production and delivery, secure email helps businesses to reduce their carbon impact by over 80%.


Results to be proud of

By applying the findings to our existing base, we were able to show our client, Aegon, that it has saved 270 tonnes of CO2 since joining our service in 2019.

What could you save?

Take our 2-minute online assessment to see how much carbon you could save by switching from post to secure email.

Benefit from digital recorded delivery

Mailock is designed to help organisations to deliver confidential information securely with full compliance. Deliver at 10% of the cost of print, pack, and post and benefit from all the efficiencies of digital communication.

Automating a secure email delivery workflow


Deliver emails and attachments with robust end-to-end AES-256 encryption.



Authenticate recipients using challenges including email verification, SMS code, question-and-answer, and Unipass.



Timestamped audit trails track message opens, clicks, and downloads for proof-of-delivery and recording.

Message revoke

Use admin controls or our API to revoke messages individually/in bulk.

MI/BI analytics

Send high-volume batched secure email with full queueing and MI/BI reporting.


Company branding

Customise our web app and notifications for a branded recipient experience.

For your business...

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Scaled delivery

Deliver high volume secure email with full queueing and no hard ceiling on volume.


High response rates

Deliver to the inbox, so customers respond. Mailock generates over 80% open rates.


Easy deployment

Integrate easily with your mail flow or ask your third-party provider about Mailock.


Managed service

Use our managed cloud service or host the Mailock software on-premise with our support.

For your customers...

A secure thread
to your business

Share the power to email securely

It’s not enough to protect information one way only. Mailock makes it easy for clients to reply securely to all your messages, and it gives them free sends in case they need to deliver sensitive information to others.

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Easy to use

Excellent service as always. Very easy to use. Well done Beyond Encryption!


Excellent service

My query was dealt with efficiently & promptly. You were very patient!


Safe & secure

Fast - and good to know my details are safe. Easy for me to work out.


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