48HourPrint is a quality service that puts a little more emphasis on the speedy delivery of their service, while providing some real options in the process of creation than other competing printing services provide. They offer downloadable templates that give you the flexibility to make more choices in your design and artwork. And, a lot of ease and convenience to not only help you design and create your print job, but to help you get it laid out correctly and deliver your final artwork.
They offer a number of templates that you can download from their site, and which are compatible with the Adobe family of Indesign, Photoshop and Illustrator, as well as Stuffit, CorelDraw, Publisher, Tagged Image, QuarkXpress and Freehand and other similar software for Windows.
48HourPrint offers a lot of different products types to choose from. You can choose from brochures, menus, flyers, tickets, folders, and more.
The price they offer on 500 flyers is the second lowest at $95 dollars out of all of the online print shops that were reviewed. Other than that their prices are very in the middle of the pack’ in comparison to the others.
What they offer is mainly speed in the processing of your order, and options in the creation and design of your order. Plus they offer a quick and easy way to way to upload, proof and preview your artwork files before sending them. It’s called “Autoflight” and it automatically converts your files and performs digital pre-flighting to check for any problems.
48 Hour Print makes every effort to make your job come out correctly, and there is a good customer support network by live chat, phone or by email.
The service offers matt, high-gloss, U-V and aqueous finishes, they offer pull-off and perforated features for tickets, are able to create rounded corners, and can print folding business cards. Brochures are offered in a number of styles and folding options, and it features a range of paper stocks and product-specific grades of paper.
They offer prominent specials on their website, as well as offering ongoing deals and discounts by email to client who register with the website.
The shipping is a separate charge than the printing, and there is no discount offered. They ship by UPS, so the client is able to utilize the UPS tracking system to find out where their order is in the shipping process.
48HourPrint are not the only company offering a 48-hour turnaround time on your order, so maybe they should emphasizing the design templates that they offer would be a better marketing strategy. But the service is very good and extremely reliable with a good quality look to their prints.