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How Real Estate Companies Benefit From A Digital Mailroom Solution

Posted by Recordsforce on Jun 9, 2022 10:38:53 AM

The buying, selling, and managing of properties is a paper-intensive process. You are in charge of keeping many different documents organized and secure. You or your team members are always on the go and many of you probably work remotely. So what does that mean for the various forms and documents, like property tax statements and insurance claims, that are being mailed to your physical business location? You or someone on your team has to drive to your office or PO box, collect the mail, and then sort it. This leads to wasted time and possible issues of lost documents or documents not getting to the right people. 

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Topics: #Scanning, #Digitization, Organization, Documents, Security, Store, Digitize, Automate, Efficiency, Document Storage, Remote Access, Remote Working, Outsourcing, Cloud Services, Document Management, document scanning company, digital mailroom, Real Estate

How Does A Digital Mailroom Work?

Posted by Recordsforce on May 9, 2022 3:08:26 PM

 

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Topics: #Digitization, Digitize, Automate, Work From Home, Remote Access, Remote Working, Outsourcing, Cloud Services, digital mailroom

What Is The Average Cost of Document Scanning?

Posted by Recordsforce on Feb 23, 2022 9:37:58 AM

On average, a document costs $0.08 to $0.13 to scan, making the cost of scanning a standard bankers box of documents about $250. However, the cost of scanning documents all depends on how many documents you have, the type and size of the documents you want to scan, and even more so by the level of effort it takes to prepare your files for scanning. Here are some other factors that may alter the cost of document scanning.

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Topics: #Scanning, #Digitization, Scan, Documents, Digitize, Outsourcing

What Is An Accounts Payable Workflow?

Posted by Recordsforce on Jan 28, 2022 8:45:12 AM

 

An accounts payable workflow is the automation of the end-to-end operation of invoice processing. It helps eliminate the manual and repetitive tasks within the process from document collection (paper or digital), to when invoices are paid. Workflows are essential to a consistent, accurate and efficient accounts payable (AP) process. When people refer to “accounts payable workflow” they often mean an implemented software or service that manages that business process. 

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Topics: Automate, Efficiency, AP, Accounts Payable, Accounts Payable Automation, Outsourcing, Workflow

Recordsforce Cloud for Your Back Office

Posted by Recordsforce on Dec 14, 2021 11:41:37 AM

Every business, regardless of size, can benefit by the use of automation. It simplifies areas of a business by automatically accomplishing tasks that an employee would otherwise have to do manually. This is especially true for back office processes for small businesses. The Small and Medium Business Trends Report from Salesforce from 2017 surveyed nearly 500 small business owners and leaders and reported that “small businesses automating their processes in some way are 1.6-times more likely to be growing than those that don’t. Likewise, growing small businesses are twice as likely to adopt artificial intelligence (AI) as stagnant businesses.”

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Topics: #Digitization, Organization, Backfile, Digitize, Automate, Storing Documents, Document Storage, Work From Home, Remote Access, Remote Working, Outsourcing

How To Calculate Your Cost Per Invoice & Why It's Important

Posted by Recordsforce on Nov 30, 2021 3:56:06 PM

Processing invoices from intake through payment is not a profit center for any company. Because of this, many companies don’t spend much time, if any, optimizing this process.  Instead many rely on the age-old “this is how it’s always been done” mindset with no real measurement around it beyond “did it get paid in time.”  The best operations, however, are always boiling down each process to a cost per number. For accounts payable, that number is cost per invoice. When considering the options for AP process automation, it's impossible to determine if there is value in changing your current process if you don’t know what it's costing you to process an invoice today.  

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Topics: #Digitization, Documents, Efficiency, AP, Accounts Payable, Accounts Payable Automation, Outsourcing

How To Prepare Your Documents For Your Document Scanning Project

Posted by Recordsforce on Jun 30, 2021 10:51:20 AM

Finally getting rid of all your paper documents is exciting and can make your workplace more organized and efficient without all of that wasted money and space. Moving your documents into a document management solution, like Recordsforce Cloud, will give you fast, easy and secure access to your documents. However, once the document preparation process has started, most businesses realize they have a lot more documents than they originally thought. If documents are not properly prepared, it can delay the delivery of accurate work to the subsequent processes of digitizing the documents. There are a few things you can do to help prepare your documents for scanning, which will not only streamline the process and allow us to input your documents faster and avoid potential issues, but will also save you costs in outsourced document preparation. 

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Topics: #Scanning, #Digitization, Organization, Scan, Documents, Backfile, Digitize, Automate, Efficiency, Outsourcing

Why Should I Hire A Document Scanning Expert?

Posted by Recordsforce on Mar 11, 2021 1:45:43 PM

We’ve all been there — starting a project, unsure if we should do it ourselves or hire an expert to get the job done. Before starting any project, it’s always important to estimate how much time and resources you need to complete the job. When it comes to scanning and digitizing your documents, it can be more difficult than you think to estimate how long it will take. Figuring out how many documents you actually have, and the state of your documents can drastically affect the pace of your project.

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Topics: #Scanning, #Digitization, Organization, Automate, Outsourcing

The Benefits of Outsourcing Your Imaging Services

Posted by Recordsforce on Oct 29, 2020 9:00:40 AM

Today, business is more competitive than ever.  The need to provide employees with the best tools to do business in a financially limited environment is a constant challenge.  The debate over “going in-house” versus “outsourcing” has run on for years with companies doing one or the other, or both.  For your business, the decision is even more difficult if you have an existing set of records and no equipment or expertise left in the office to handle the responsibility. 

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Topics: #Scanning, #Digitization, Organization, Scan, Documents, Paperless, Backfile, Digitize, Automate, Efficiency, Outsourcing

Should I Scan or Store My Documents?

Posted by Recordsforce on Sep 10, 2020 9:45:48 AM

If you have documents that you need to keep for regulatory or compliance reasons, you might have considered storing them off site or getting them scanned. Having a framework to help you make the decision as to which is best in what cases can be helpful in understanding when you should continue to store your documents and when scanning them would produce a return on investment.

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Topics: Storage, #Scanning, #Digitization, Organization, Scan, Documents, Paperless, Store, Filing Cabinet, Digitize, Efficiency, Storing Documents, Document Storage, Outsourcing