Physical filing

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. In our experience…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…Read More

How to Plan a Centralized File Collection – Part 1

One of the most common questions in records management is whether to store records in multiple locations or in a single, centralized file room. Centralizing records has many benefits, but whether it is the right move depends on your organization and the specific needs of your team. If you have explored the pros and cons…Read More

Tips for a Successful Corporate Move Part 3

This week we bring you the final post in our three-part series on corporate moves. Our first two posts provided tips on how you can plan and execute an efficient move that minimizes the impact on your employees. This week’s post focuses on the opportunity to improve your records management program when making the move.…Read More