Importance of Going Green

Going Green in organizations is often assumed that there won’t be any usage of paper documents in daily tasks or even have access to it in their office premises. This obviously is not true or practical. Going Green means using paper wisely and sparingly, and finding effective alternatives.

For many, switching from a paper-based work environment to digital library sounds like a headache. Maybe they are comfortable with their processes as is or are not convinced of the benefits. But consider these statistics:
  • Organizations spend in labor costs (on average): $20 to file a document, $120 to find a misfiled document, and $220 to reproduce a lost document. (PricewaterhouseCoopers)
  • Of all documents, 7.5 percent get lost; 3 percent of the remainder get misfiled. (PricewaterhouseCoopers)
  • Professionals spend 5–15 percent of their time reading information, but up to 50 percent looking for it. (PricewaterhouseCoopers)
  • The average cost to process a single invoice manually is $24. (IOMA)
  • Of 1,200 organizations surveyed, 40 percent indicated disaster recovery planning is not a priority. (Captaris)
  • Two out of five companies that experience a disaster are out of business in five years. (Gartner)
AflexArchive is focused on archiving historical documents of our clients' as we help them today in the transition to a paperless environment tomorrow.  There are many benefits in going paper-less.
  • Improved security
  • A central document repository
  • Cost savings
  • Process consistency
  • Integration with other business solutions and
  • Security
There are certain reasons for organizations decide to go paperless. Those reasons could be the easy retrieval of documents from the archival space, to make use of valuable space in your office or could be to save a few trees as well.