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A Succession Story – With Jeremy Manford

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This weeks show is an interview with Jeremy Manford. Jeremy is the CEO of his family business, Compu-Stor based in Australia. In this interview we discuss Jeremy’s experiences of joining the business, succeeding his father and how he and his brother have recently clarified their roles to make best use of their resources. We also hear about the value that Jeremy and his family have found in being members of Family Business Australia and how valuable having peers you can discuss challenges with is. Something that I will specifically be speaking about in next weeks show! I am very grateful to Jer...
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Save Time & Money On Document Shredding Prices!

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The pandemic’s negative economic impacts led many entrepreneurs to think of new ways to cut business expenses, including document shredding. If you are considering the in-house disposal of destroyed papers to reduce document shredding prices, you might have to think twice! According to Security Magazine, there are many  benefits by working with a document shredding service for your shredding needs . Outsourcing your shreding service eliminates additional staff wages, equipment maintenance costs, document disposal requirements and tedious manual tasks that come with operating the machine. ...
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Why Mailroom outsourcing companies are so popular

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It’s the need for better processing efficiency that has made mailroom outsourcing companies almost a requirement for companies of all sizes. Start-ups can’t expend the capital to get their own mailroom. Medium-sized companies are rapidly growing and need to address the increase in mailroom communication and improve efficiency. Finally, large enterprises receive a vast amount of paperwork through their physical mailroom and will require faster, more accurate and efficient processing of all that mail. All of these issues get addressed by outsourcing services and mailroom management companies. Wh...
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Dental Health Services Victoria

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Dental Health Services Victoria (DHSV) has been a valued customer since 2009. Compu-Stor supports DHSV for all information management requirements. Dental Health Services Victoria was setup in 1996. It is the leading public oral health agency in Victoria. The Victorian Government funds Dental Health Services Victoria to provide clinical dental services.Dental Health Services Victoria (DHSV) has been a valued customer since 2009. Compu-Stor supports DHSV for all information management requirements. Dental Health Services Victoria was setup in 1996. It is the leading public oral health agency in...
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How to Protect Your Business Records Management From COVID-19 Related Threats

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  According to the Australian Cyber Security Centre (ACSC), there have been large-scale COVID-19 themed SMS and email campaigns since March 2020 . The ACSC has also received more than 115 cybercrime reports from ordinary citizens and businesses. The ACSC then recorded almost $130,000 of losses due to these scams and cyberattacks. The Australian government noted that these incidents are experienced by institutions from different sectors, including government, health, and education institutions. Document and Records Management Threats During the Pandemic Unsafe File-Sharing and Collaboratio...
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Compu-Stor's Digital Imaging & Transformation Services

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The latest technology in workflow automation is needed for businesses to recover from the adverse effects of the pandemic. The Australian government has recently implemented a digital transformation strategy which was introduced in 2018. The new agency aims to make government transactions easier and provide digital services that are tailored to Australians. Workflow Automation Services to Incorporate to Your Current Business Processes Digital Imaging Services The ability to access company data in real-time is so important when many employees are now working from home. Some of your vital record...
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Compu-Stor wins NSW government digital deal

NSW Trustee & Guardian has appointed Compu-Stor as its preferred supplier for document management services. This expands Compu-Stor’s range of services provided to the NSW Government with the addition of invoice automation, as from November 2020. “After a rigorous tender process, Compu-Stor demonstrated that they have the skill, technology and capability to deliver a value for money solution for NSW Trustee & Guardian,” said Adam Dent, Chief Executive Officer. “Improving our document automation, especially accounts payable, means our customers are better supported and our suppliers can...
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Inhouse vs Outsourced Digital Mailroom

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The key to business success is constant innovation. COVID-19 it has made organisations restructure their everyday norm due to employees unable to attend the office and being forced to work from home. This leaves everyday tasks such as mail items still being delivered but no employee available to filter it. Mail is a very important part of all businesses and every business needs to ensure that it isn’t being displaced during this time of crisis. This is why it is the perfect time to consider a digital mailroom outsourcing solution that can be implemented quickly and improve your mail ...
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Have You Outgrown Your Office Space?

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Offices don’t look like they used to a few decades ago. The most notable change is less paper and more computers. Computers have allowed many modern offices to be less dependent on paper, but the digital revolution has been accompanied by a compliance revolution, with far more regulation imposed on companies than ever was in the past. Keeping your company compliant these days requires ever-increasing diligence. Ensuring you remain compliant by not accidentally throwing away critical paperwork is a source of sleepless nights for many business owners.   As a result, even in the age of digit...
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Secure Document Archiving Services in Sydney

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At Compu-Stor, we provide secure and comprehensive document archiving services for businesses of all sizes in Sydney, Melbourne and Perth. Our information management services improve the efficiency and security of your records management processes. Our document archiving service provides a reliable and efficient way to store business documents that get rarely used, but must be retained to remain compliant. Compu-Stor document management solutions eliminate common bottlenecks found in the typical office such as delays in retrieving documents when you need them delays in archiving and storing ...
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Efficient Document Archiving Solutions for All Businesses

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At Compu-Stor, we provide comprehensive document archiving solutions. We enable businesses to store documents securely and in accordance with privacy and compliance requirements. Our state of the art document archiving processes ensures that critical business records are accessible anywhere anytime. If your company has documents that are not in use but need to be archived for reference or compliance purpose, then we have a range of solutions for you. We can archive your documents securely while providing rapid document delivery services. We also help organisations modernise their information m...
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Digital Mailroom Aids Business Continuity

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Is your team all working remotely? Are you looking at ways to continue to operate your business and that mail is still coming in? Compu-Stor has a number of solutions to help you. Here’s a look at our basic mailroom services and implementation. Mail redirection can be established so that your mail can be collected by our courier and delivered to our secure facility Our digitisation team will open, sort and scan the contents of each mail item If required, high-level metadata can be captured for each mail item to suit your business requirements Resultant images and metadata can be made available...
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A walkthrough to Document Scanning Services in Sydney

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In an ever competitive market in a global city like Sydney, going digital is inevitable. Most businesses are embracing digital evolution for basic and even complex processes and workflows and this transformation is unstoppable. Missing this opportunity means a loss for your business. Emerging markets demand more state of the art systems to keep up with the trend. One of the most common processes where businesses experience a beneficial digital practice is file storage. Document scanning services in Sydney are continuously on the rise because of the obvious efficiency and productivity benefits ...
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Is Your Business Ready for Offsite Document Storage?

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Why do businesses in Melbourne invest in offsite document storage? More companies are now starting to realise the benefits of offsite storage to save company resources, improve employee productivity and document security and prevent “file overload”. Read on to learn how to determine if your business is ready to outsource to a remote storage facility in Melbourne.  Why do businesses in Melbourne invest in offsite document storage? More companies are now starting to realise the benefits of offsite storage to save company resources, improve employee productivity and document security an...
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Why Partnering Up with a Document Storage Facility in Perth Could Be Your Best Business Decision Yet

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Risks of in-house record storage ● Expensive - Maintaining in-house document storage can be costly. From the salary cost of the administrative staff to manage the storage room and records to the cost of the physical office space and system and facility maintenance, the costs can grow as your business grows. Opting to outsource an offsite data storage facility in Perth can save you money and allow your staff to be better resourced to other tasks within the business.  ● Uncontrolled damage risk - Natural calamities are unpredictable and we as humans can only do so much about it. While we ca...
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Choosing an Offsite Document Storage Company in Perth: Important Considerations

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Keeping and maintaining company records is legally required in Australia. According to the Australian Securities and Investment Commissions (ASIC), all businesses are required to keep records related to their business operations for up to seven years.  But given the physical space and additional employee labour costs, it can be a strain on your overheads. Luckily, Perth is booming with smart solutions aiming to help companies in storing important documents at a meager rate. You’ve surely stumbled upon the idea of partnering with an offsite document storage company in Perth. The next step ...
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Remote Document Storage Solution's Relevance in Today’s Tech Forward World

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E-books, E-magazine, E-mail, E-banking, E-commerce just about everything nowadays are turned from atoms to Bits and this unstoppable transition is greatly lauded by the general population. First, it is more convenient as everything is now done through your mobile device, you don’t even need an actual laptop to pay your bills, get your daily dose of the news, or buy a new pair of shoes. In today’s digitised world, going to the supermarket, lining up in the bank or even meeting up with your Spanish tutor is now a thing in the past. Digital transformations are also known to contribute to the redu...
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Secure Document Storage: The Solution To Costly Data Breaches

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We have all heard about the eye-twitching incident back in 2017 when Washington State University’s backup hard drive was stolen in an 8-by-10 self-storage locker located in Olympia. The burglary cost the prestigious university hundreds of thousands of dollars and the confidential information of 1,027,079 people. What and how much would this institution would have saved if it made use of a secure document storage facility? A very valuable lesson was learned that day and businesses should know better than to keep their sensitive records in a storage locker with security made for old furniture an...
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Record Keeping – Major Challenges and Highlights

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The Public Record Office Victoria PROV has just undertaken a major report into their current record keeping practices of government agencies in Victoria. The report was created to highlight the record keeping challenges facing the public sector. The Victorian Government is currently producing more paperwork than they ever have before and the increasing amount of paper records requiring management is proving challenging. The (PROV) report looked into many of the challenges faced, below we have a look at six of the key findings. Risk Management Record managers in the public sector are responsibl...
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Moving to a New Office? Read this Document Cleaning Guide

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Moving office is exciting! A new location, a new layout and new business contacts! Moving also presents an opportunity to evaluate the documents you need to store in your new office. There is no better time to do some spring cleaning and decide which documents you should take, which to shred and destroy, which to keep but digitised and which can go into long-term storage. However, this process can seem overwhelming if you approach it without a plan, so we have developed this document-cleaning guide to help you complete this task more effectively. Create a document inventory You probably never ...
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