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Happy Holidays 2016 + a File Folder Craft

As we approach the end of 2016, many organizations are looking at ways to improve their RIM programs, and this may include reducing paper. Whether you’re considering a transition to an electronic records management environment or simply going “paperlite,” you’re bound to end up with unused file folders and equipment. So what to you do with these unneeded supplies? While some of the more obvious answers may be recycle, donate or trash, we wanted to explore some more creative solutions.Read More

RIM in Banking: How to Make Your Loan Vault More Efficient – Part 1

In our tours of loan vaults, we have observed many examples of poor processes that hamper loan operations, including excessive manual handling of files and inefficient storage and retrieval practices. Together, these issues lengthen the time it takes to process loan files and severely limit the capacity of the vault. Fewer loans processed equals lower profitability. In addition to that, the error-prone manual processes create significant compliance risks. In a two-part blog post, we outline seven proven best practices that will help you avoid these issues and maximize the productivity of your loan vault.Read More

Questions You Need to Ask Before Buying a Shelving System

Purchasing a new shelving system for file folders and other media is not an easy task. There are so many options available and all with different features and benefits. Unfortunately, choosing the wrong shelving system can have a huge impact on the business – it can reduce worker efficiency, increase operating costs, and jeopardize security […]Read More

Efficient Paper Filing – Centralization Part 3: Filing Controls

Today’s post is the last installment in our three-part series on centralizing physical records and creating a “paperlite” environment. In the last two posts we covered off file consolidation, conversion and space planning. This week we focus on filing controls, which are critical to the success of a centralized records storage system.Read More

How to Plan a Centralized File Collection – Part 2

In last week’s blog post, we kicked off a three-part series on centralizing physical records. In part one, we learned that you need to have a clear understanding of existing practices before you can develop a standard filing system for the centralized records room. This week we focus on how storage and space planning can save money and make the most of the available space in your centralized file room.Read More