On-Site vs Off-Site Shredding
There is no better way than PROSHRED®’s trusted on-site shredding service to protect your confidential documents and alleviate liability associated with legislation compliance
Risks of Off-Site Shredding
Document security experts suggest that organizations using haul-away (or off-site) shredding services face increased risk and liability by severing the chain-of-custody when disposing of confidential information. When private information is taken off-site for destruction, confidential materials may be handled by multiple parties out of sight of the source organization, thus leaving that organization vulnerable to error and fraud that may result in irreversible damage.
Benefits of On-site Shredding Services
PROSHRED®’s ISO certified on-site system procedures reduce these risks and drawbacks by ensuring all confidential materials are destroyed on your premises by trained, bonded security professionals while onboard our state-of-the-art mobile shredding trucks. By giving you the ability to witness our shredding service via closed-circuit monitor, and by providing an audit-able Certificate of Destruction after each shred, we end the chain-of-custody right on-site with you. What’s more, we can shred in a matter of minutes what would take hours to shred in a typical office shredder, and customers don’t have to worry about dust, noise or waste disposal.
How On-site Shredding Works
Our secure shredding process starts from the instant your employees deposit their confidential papers in our locked office consoles. Based on your service schedule, our Customer Security Professionals (CSPs) empty your consoles and transport your sensitive information—in a locked wheeled tip cart—to the shredding truck parked outside. During the entire process, your paper is never directly handled by our CSPs. The wheeled tip cart is securely fastened to the chute of the shredding truck and automatically lifted inside the truck to shred your material into tiny pieces. These are mixed with other shredded paper that cannot be reconstructed.