PAF®

The Postcode Address File is the UK’s most up-to-date address database. By taking advantage of daily updates you can get more letters and parcels to you customers first time. It also supports businesses in reducing abandoned baskets, expensive returns, fraudulent transactions and customer complaints. Saving you both time and money.

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Facts and Features

  • 30m+ UK postal delivery addresses

  • 1.8m UK postcodes

  • 1.4m UK business names

The PAF database doesn’t simply offer you scale and reach. It receives 4-5,000 updates every day – mainly from postmen and women doing their daily walks – to ensure that it remains the UK’s most up-to date, accurate and widely-used address database.

Five ways PAF and our additional address products can help your business

The Postcode Address File – and its complementary products – offers a host of benefits to organisations of every size and in every sector. It does so in a multitude of ways; but here are five of the most common uses.

Making Online Transactions Easier

Reduce abandoned baskets and expensive returns by enabling fast and accurate automatic address completion.

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Delivering Mail Efficiently

Increase addressing accuracy, leading to added efficiency, reduced returns and improved customer experience.

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Verifying Customer Identities

Verify addresses in seconds, for a better customer experience and reduce the likelihood of losses due to fraud.

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Managing Databases Effectively

Remove errors, duplicates and gaps in customer address information to ensure your records are up to date and standardised.

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Identifying Addresses in a Specific Geographic Area

Optimise route planning and select specific postcode areas to improve operational efficiency and customer targeting.

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Complementary data products

You can get even more out of the PAF database when you add these
additional address products.

News

PAF® hits 30 million mark!

Interesting things happen every day and some of those interesting things become part of history. Our history books (or digital equivalents) tell us that 15 June 1215, is the date … read more

The September statistics for the Postcode Address File (PAF®) are...

We’ll update this information week commencing 23 October 2017, following the PAF product run. If you have any further questions, we’re happy to help, click on Contact Us for ways … read more