The Benefits of Document Scanning Services


As more and more businesses are heading into the age of information technology, the days of storing paper records in old-fashion manila files are quickly coming to an end. It is the 21st century and if your office has not yet gone paperless, then it is time to ditch the paper and ink, and reap the many benefits that so many thousands of other businesses are enjoying, such as the following:

  • Saves You Money – those who are unaware of the benefits of document scanning services may think that it is not significant to their bottom line, but this could not be further from the truth. Depending on the size of your business, a paperless office can actually save you in the hundreds of thousands each year. Not only are you saving on paper, ink and energy, but you are also cutting your storage costs. Additionally, converting your documents into electronic files ensures your company is not only compliant and safe from penalties, but secure and efficient as well.
  • Saves You Time – every business owner knows that time is the key to success in the world of business and the mundane job of filing documents meticulously in alphabetical order, and then having to retrieve them from a massive storeroom full of paper can be eliminated. When you think about it, a great deal of unnecessary valuable and productive time is wasted – valuable time that could have been put to better use.
  • Environmentally Friendly – if going green is not on your list of things to do next year, then consider this: making paper uses a lot of water, a lot of trees and a lot of chemicals. In fact, 10 million pieces of white paper are equivalent to 2 500 trees! By going paperless, you will be contributing to the planet’s future.


About Scan IT Africa

As one of the first South African-based document management bureaus to offer high volume document scanning services, we are able to offer businesses, organisations and individuals throughout Gauteng a wide range of document scanning services. Using Wicks and Wilson Microfilm scanners, we can electronically convert any type of image or data required, from document scanning and indexing, and microfilm scanning, to wide format scanning and conversions.

While going paperless is gaining widespread recognition and approval, the recognised benefits of document scanning services are credible and persuasive. Regardless of your industry type, outsourcing these services can be of great benefit for not just recuperating profitability, but also for improving customer service, going green, improving productivity, and achieving greater efficiency without having to invest in technology, ink, paper, time and employees. To learn more about our valued scanning services, simply give us a call.