Buying Promotional USB Flash Drives

What is a USB stick?

A USB (Universal Serial Bus) is a portable standardized bus interface which connects peripheral devices to a host computer.


Is USB Print a print broker?

No USB Print is not a broker. We are a long established manufacturer based in Shropshire, England with over 30 years experience.

At our head office in Telford we hold a wide range of USB's in stock and have full printing capabilities onsite. We do, however, work with partners in Europe and the Middle-East to ensure you get the latest products, great prices and a competitive turnaround.


How do I place an order for promotional USB Flash Drives and Power Banks online?

Choose from our popular selection of promotional USB Flash Drives or promotional Power Banks

  1. Select your colour, capacity and order quantity.
  2. Choose your print method (Not sure which one to choose? Check out print methods explained.)
  3. For USB's: Next you will be presented with the data upload add on. Simply tick the check box or move on to the next step.
  4. For USB's: We also offer a range of USB packaging for you to choose from. Simply select the packaging and branding options or move on to the next step.
  5. For USB's: Need a lanyard or key ring for your branded USB? Make your choice at step 5.
  6. Now time for check out. Select the delivery method, enter your delivery address and payment details.

Please note: If you have opted to have branded USB Flash Drives, Power Banks and packaging a follow up email containing instructions will be sent out to you after your order has been processed.

Alternatively, we can take your USB order online, via email or call 01952 607 500.


What is the difference between a custom USB Flash Drive and a bespoke Flash Drive?

A branded USB Flash Drive is often selected from our standard product range and will have a company logo printed onto the casing to personalise it for promotional purposes.

A bespoke USB Flash Drive is made to the customers specification which often includes a unique shape and colours e.g. in the shape of a boat or a banana. This may also have an area with a printed logo.

At USB Print we can source most bespoke designs, however, this will impact lead time. To discuss your requirements contact us.


Is there a minimum order quantity for branded USB Flash Drives and Power Banks?

Our online USB and Power Bank build and ordering service can cater for any sized order, the prices shown on the website are for orders between 1 and 5000 pieces. Please contact USB Print for requirements over this amount.


What sized USB Flash Drives are available?

Our USB Flash Drives come in a huge array of memory sizes including 512MB, 1GB, 2GB, 4GB, 8GB, 16GB, 32GB and 64GB.


Do you offer branded USB Stick Packaging?

Yes, at USB Print we have a wide range of USB packaging in stock here in the UK. Each of the items can be customised to your requirements or purchased blank, in bulk. Contact us to discuss your requirements.


What is the minimum order for branded USB packaging?

Our online ordering system allows for orders as low as 1 with a maximum of 5,000. If you wish to order more than 5,000 pieces, please contact us.


If I order USB packaging will the USB's be prepacked?

Yes. Where appropriate, if you order accompanying USB packaging, your USB's can be pre packed before being shipped to you.


Does USB Print offer any warranty on your products?

Yes, we have 12 months’ manufacturer warranty on all our products.


Branding your promotional USB flash drives and Power Banks

What custom USB Flash Drive and Power Banks services do you offer?

 USB Print offers so many different types of USB Flash Drives  of varying colours and capcities. Each of these can be customised in the following ways;

  • Digital printing
  • UV Ink Jet Printed
  • Resin Domed
  • Engraving
  • Silk Screen Printed (Contact us for details)


The above methods are used for printing the majority of the USB Flash Drives and Power Banks within our range. It is important to remember that not all methods are suitable for all models of USB stick.

Another popular print method for USB sticks is Resin Doming. We are able to use this option when branding any USB memory stick or flash drive with a recess area.

We print onto a backing material of self-adhesive white polyester. We use a full colour, high resolution, non-fade, dye sublimation.

We can process spot, graduated or even full photographic print.

We can also match all Pantone colours if required. Gold or silver can be simulated as a matt colour but may affect overall lead time.


What file types do you accept?

We accept most popular file types. (e.g. PSD, In Design, Quark, PDF, EPS etc.) You are welcome to send multi-layer artwork or alternatively you can send us imagery and instructions of the placement and we can make something up for you.


How do I send/upload artwork?

We have a team of technical and reprographics professionals who are dedicated to guide you through the initial stages of your printed USB order.

Once you have placed your order you will receive an email inviting you to upload your artwork and data files to our dedicated Dropbox file.

Alternatively, contact us to ask about sending your files FTP site.


Will I receive a proof or samples of my branded USB flash drives?

Yes – we will set up your artwork to our templates and discuss any potential issues or concerns with you and email a PDF proof for your approval. For a sample fee, we can post a professionally printed proof, please contact us for more details.


Data Upload

What is USB data locking?

At USB Print we offer a 14-day data locking service which protects data files by ‘locking’ them to the USB so they cannot be deleted, either accidentally or intentionally by the user.


What is USB data protection?

Our data protection service allows you to copyright and protect data files by ‘locking’ them to the USB stick so that they cannot be deleted, either accidentally or intentionally by the user. 


What files can I upload to the USB Flash Drives?

Often this file is a Power Point, PDF or Flash Presentation, however any file can be loaded onto a Flash Drive, as long as the size of the file is not greater than the size of the USB memory.


How do I send USB Print files to load onto my USB?

Once your have completed your order you will recieve an email inviting you to join Dropbox. Here you will be able to upload your artwork files for our artwork department to access and process your order.


 Pricing and Delivery

How long are quotes valid?

Due to fluctuating USB costs, our quotes are valid for 7 days from order confirmation.


What are your lead times?

Lead times depend on the size and complexity of your order, but on average, we aim to deliver your printed USB order within 14 working days of approved proof. We can offer next day delivery on bulk, unprinted stock. If you need a job turned around in less than our standard 14 days, please contact us.


What locations do you deliver to?

We are currently taking orders online and delivering throughout the UK only. However, if you would like to place an order outside of the UK please contact us with your requirements.


What is the standard delivery time on branded USB Flash Drives and Power Banks?

We are normally able to deliver 14 working days.


How do you ship the goods?

We send by standard courier, or if urgent by same day courier.


I need my products very soon – do you offer rush service?

Yes, we do offer rush service on some products. Please contact us to discuss rush enquiries.