Hooray for document scanning services! They will allow you to finally clear out all of those clunky old file cabinets. Not only will you have more space, but you’ll also be better prepared for document recovery. Documents you require for daily business operation will be stored on a remote server, safe from local incidents.
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Rapid Refile’s own director of field services contributed an enlightening piece to Claims magazine, titled “Damaged Document Recovery.” This informative piece aimed to separate truth from fiction as far as document restoration is concerned. We recommend that anyone researching how to restore wet documents and damaged books read Joe’s piece; it serves as a helpful introduction to the overall restoration field.
As in every industry, the quality of document restoration companies varies. Assuming that the basics are in place (the restoration experts know how to revive flood damaged books and how to dry wet documents without causing more damage, for instance), the following characteristics set apart the very best restoration firms available today. If you’re in the market for document restoration, we encourage you to print out this list and use it to vet potential restoration partners.
The Atlantic hurricane season runs from June 1 to Nov. 30 each year. This is when oceanic conditions are right for hurricane creation. Back in April, we reviewed scientists’ predictions that 2012 would be a calm year for hurricanes. As it turns out, 2012 was one of the most active years for hurricanes on record.
Records management companies can gain a competitive advantage and long-term stability by offering document restoration services. Traditionally, records management firms classify, secure and store documents. In addition, records management includes the end of a document’s lifecycle, when it is ready to be destroyed in a secure manner. Many companies find it is easier to outsource these tasks to a records management specialist, rather than maintain in-house employees to carry them out. Historically, how to restore wet documents has not been a question records management firms had to worry about. But as experts in restoring water- damaged documents, we argue that this is a service that can boost record management firms’ competitive edge.