Scan and Shred: A Critical Combination

Posted by Bob Loblaw on Tue, Aug 13, 2019

To keep your important paperwork organized and secure, the best strategy is often a joint approach covering both scanning documents along with shredding the unnecessary hard-copies once you’re done.

Included in this post is a video to learn more about why combining Scanning and Shredding is an essential combination in Document Management; the different costs, security, and convenience reasons to do it. As an added bonus; we've also included a checklist of things to be sure your scan and shred system includes.

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Topics: Document Management Solutions, Document Management Software, Paperless Office, Paperless Filing, Green Initiative, Waste Reduction, Recycling

How to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint with Document Scanning

Posted by Bob Loblaw on Tue, Jul 09, 2019

Despite recent growth in technology paper consumption also continues to grow; however with document scanning, digital files not only make your records management more sustainable, but also cheaper and more efficient.

When you scan documents and go paperless, you significantly cut back on resource consumption; in turn helping to reduce the impact your document management has on the environment.

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Topics: Document Management Solutions, Paperless Office, Paperless Filing, Green Initiative, Waste Reduction, Recycling, Document Scanning Solutions, Business Tips and Solutions

11 Types of Documents You Should Be Archiving and Shredding

Posted by Bob Loblaw on Tue, Jun 25, 2019

Smart business owners know their paperwork is more than just a stack of documents. All that paperwork contains the information that allows their business to function –and that means those documents need to be protected.

Think about it, you work with confidential information every single day, from credit card numbers to Social Security numbers, checks, pay stubs, private contact information, business contracts, and more. Protecting this valuable information begins with two things: shredding sensitive documents and ensuring those documents are scanned and securely backed up.

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Topics: Document Management Solutions, Paperless Office, Paperless Filing, Green Initiative, Waste Reduction, Recycling, Document Scanning Solutions, Business Tips and Solutions

How Scanning Helps with Business Resolutions to Declutter

Posted by Bob Loblaw on Tue, Jun 18, 2019

It's June, and we are half way through the year! How are your New Year's Business Resolution Checklist coming along? There are numerous reasons for cleaning up the workplace, but the benefits from implementing document scanning with a decluttering project are astronomical.

While reorganizing paper files works as a temporary solution for improving workflow, scanning the records and converting them to digital format provides a permanent answer for how to keep the workplace free from clutter.

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Topics: Document Management Solutions, Document Management Software, Paperless Office, Paperless Filing, Networking, Green Initiative, Waste Reduction, Recycling, Document Scanning Solutions

The Real Cost of Paper: Facts That Show What Your Business Spends (and Where It Can Save)

Posted by Bob Loblaw on Wed, May 29, 2019

Doing as much of your business as possible in a paperless way isn’t necessarily about being “green.” Paper is expensive –and not just the cost of the paper itself.

Here’s some food for thought:

•  The average worker in an office uses 10,000 sheets of paper annually.
•  It can cost up to 31 times the original cost to send information on paper (printing, copying, postage, storage, filing, recycling, etc.).
•  7.5 billion documents are created and 15 trillion copies are made each year.

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Topics: Document Management Solutions, Managed Print Services, Green Initiative, Waste Reduction, Recycling, Business Tips and Solutions