Find your product, customise your choices, purchase your items and send your design
How to order your print from Print Stafford
Ordering your print from Print Stafford is as easy as it can be! Your print order will go through several checks before it heads of to be made in our production department. We first check all your uploaded files and cross-reference each file against your order. It is at this point, if we see that artwork is wrong or if there is a file missing we will contact you to request new artwork. You can read more below about some of the processes your order takes to get to you as you want it!
Step 1: Find the product!
Step 2: Customise your selection
Step 3: Purchase your selection
Step 4: Send your artwork.
Our how to order processes
We have created a video below explaining how to order your printed products from us at Print Stafford.
Please read the information provided below on how yours and every order we do is processed. Each order goes through several checks prior printing. Our file checking service is a standard procedure on all orders. Checking your files means that you can place your order in confidence, knowing that we will check to make sure your order and corresponding artwork match and are correct. Anything we notice out of place, we will contact you before proceeding.
What is in our initial checking service?
When you place an order, whether online or via email, we cross-reference your artwork against your order. At this point, we will check that the artwork sizes and file type match the order. We will make sure we have the correct number of files for the job. At this stage, if anything appears to be wrong, we will place the order on hold and contact you immediately. Please note we dont spell check or read through your designs.
How do we process your order?
Once we are happy with your orders artwork, we will then process it. We collate all the information for each and every job, including finishing and material type. The job information is then sent with your artwork to our pre-press department. Pre-press is where we create and prepare your job ready for print production.
Our Pre Press and second checking service.
Pre-press refers to our last stage before printing. It is here that your artwork is converted into the correct format for our machines and your chosen finishing processes. At this point, if something is spotted which isn’t correct or if there is a problem we will again contact you.
How do we print and track your order through the factory?
Each of your printed items gets assigned a unique code. This code is used to track the order through our production. The information is used to check the material, quantity and finishing information on the item. Your order then goes through our print presses.
How do we finish your printed items?
Every print job that we produce is different to the next, whether it be size, material, shape or finishing. Your orders printed items will be finished as requested on your order.
How are your items packed?
Now that we have now manufactured your custom printed items. The finishing pieces now move onto the packing and shipping department. It is at this stage, we collate all the items in your order. Items get checked off against the order using the our in house tracking system. The printed goods get wrapped and packed, ready for despatch.
How do you ship my goods?
Now your items been packed it is ready to be shipped. We have a logistics team which arrange the shipping through DPD and other various couriers.