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The Big Box Project – Saving Money with an Inactive Records Strategy
Inactive records may not be the first place companies look for cost savings, but the right records strategy can deliver a significant impact on the bottom line. Ten years ago, an international energy company went through a period of rapid growth, acquiring assets and records from over ten other companies. With several different records collections coming together, the situation would normally require the execution of a strategic plan to integrate all the newly acquired records. However, the company did not prioritize dealing with the inactive records collections and shipped over 35,000 boxes of inactive files to a storage provider with the intention of “dealing with the information at a later date”.
Tips for a Successful Corporate Move Part 1
Moving corporate records to a new location can be a great opportunity and a great challenge. During the move there are many items that need to be packed up, but the files under your care can not be treated the same way as desks, chairs and other office equipment. In our next few blog posts […]
Practical tips for reducing the cost of offsite document storage
Whether driven by corporate growth, acquisitions or litigation concerns, growing record volumes eventually become too much for overcrowded record rooms. When that happens, offsite storage is a logical choice to ease the pressure. While offsite storage is a fine solution to onsite storage woes, this decision is subject to financial scrutiny over time. Records managers need to justify the continued use of offsite storage and have to keep the costs in check. This post covers four tips for helping you to reduce offsite storage costs.
TAB Records Centers Help You Manage Your Business, Not Just Your Records
Records managers overseeing off-site files need more than just storage for those records—those records need to be actively managed in order for organizations to run smoothly. As experts with deep experience in records management, TAB Records Centers are dedicated exclusively to doing just that, offering efficient support of your daily operations with services that go […]
How to Manage Your Inactive Records Collections
Our Roadmap to Compliance series continues with a look at inactive collections management, including how to design an inactive collections process to help you cut costs and save time.
Welcome to the TAB Records Management Blog!
The rate of change in records management as a discipline is getting faster and faster every year. New challenges, especially around electronic records, are continually emerging. Old challenges, like space management, are becoming more acute as economic pressures increase. So how do you, cope with this ever-changing landscape? The answer is information–the right kind at […]