Frequently Asked Questions
Font Trimming Saves $, Ink, Paper & Postage
What is a Font Trim?
A font trim reduces the footprint of the characters printed on a page or screen. By trimming the size or spacing of a font’s characters, print providers can result in substantial savings in the cost of:
A multi-million-dollar trim
Some years ago, COPI (Computer Output Print & Internet) was contracted to reduce the cost of producing and mailing Pacific Bell’s (now AT&T) millions of client phone bills. After an extensive study, trimming the font used for the billing was the most viable solution.
COPI’s font specialists developed a mathematical algorithm to remove an undetectable amount of space above and below each character. The resultant savings in paper, ink, and postage resulted in millions of dollars - every year.
And it was all accomplished without affecting the readability of the phone bills.
Supply Chain And Costs
With today’s fast-rising costs and constraints on paper, ink, toner, and envelopes, font trimming may be a solution consideration. And in a competitive environment, offering to reduce a prospect’s postage costs could be THE bid-winning factor.
COPI’s font specialists, with four decades of service to clients worldwide, are available to assist with your cost reduction and service enhancement objectives.