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Document Scanning Manchester

Our document scanning bureau, situated in central Manchester near Victoria Train Station, offers scanning services for various types of documents. Additionally, we provide secure shredding and storage services, and comply with ISO 9001, 27001, and GDPR/ICO regulations. With over two decades of experience, we have extensive expertise in document scanning and management.

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Manchester's leading document scanning services provider

Welcome to our document scanning bureau in Manchester, where we provide high-quality and bespoke scanning solutions for businesses. With over 20 years of experience in document scanning and management, we are the leading provider of document scanning services in Manchester.

Our services include scanning various types of documents such as paper documents, large format drawings and plans; microfiche, and books. We also provide secure document shredding and storage services that comply with ISO 9001, 27001, and GDPR/ICO regulations.

At our centrally located bureau, we use state-of-the-art technology and have an experienced team that ensures accurate and efficient scanning, giving you instant access to your information when you need it. We pride ourselves on delivering a personalised and professional service to each and every customer, whether it’s for a one-time scanning project or ongoing support.

Document Scanning Process
The document scanning process
What we do with your documents
  • Collection

    We provide a secure collection of your documents from anywhere in the UK within 24 hours or as convenient for you as well as we can supply storage boxes and assistance with removing and boxing up your files.

  • Conversion

    We scan and convert all types and sizes of documents to a digital format of your choice such as PDF, PDF Searchable, TIFF, JPEG, Microsoft Word and Excel.

  • Delivery

    We deliver your digital data on a secure storage medium of your choice such as CD, DVD, USB, secure FTP or fully managed Pearl Cloud document management system.

The Process in Depth

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Overview of our scanning services

Our Manchester scanning bureau provides professional document scanning services to clients in the Manchester and Greater Manchester area. We specialise in the conversion of paper documents into digital formats, allowing for easy storage and retrieval of data. Our scanning services include a secure collection of documents, removal of staples & paper clips, document scanning and conversion to digital formats such as PDF files, and confidential shredding of paper documents.

We also offer an extensive selection of post-scanning services, including optical character recognition (OCR), document indexing, archiving, and document management. Our experienced staff can help you determine the best scanning solutions for your specific needs and provide the highest quality results. We strive to provide superior customer service and ensure that our clients receive the highest level of satisfaction.

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Our Cutting-Edge Scanning Services in Manchester

Secure document collection services

Our team of professionals is dedicated to providing reliable and efficient document scanning solutions to meet the unique needs of businesses in the local area. With a focus on customer satisfaction, our team strives to make the document collection process as seamless and stress-free as possible.

Our state-of-the-art technology and experienced staff ensure that your documents are collected, scanned, and delivered with the utmost care and precision. We guarantee that your important information will be handled with the highest levels of confidentiality and security.

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High quality document scanning services

Our document scanning service is designed to provide you with a comprehensive and hassle-free experience from start to finish. With our document preparation services, we take care of all the necessary steps to ensure that your documents are ready for scanning. Our team of experts will carefully handle and prepare your documents for scanning, saving you time and effort.

Our state-of-the-art scanning technology ensures that your documents are accurately and efficiently scanned, giving you instant access to all your information when you need it.
And with our OCR processing services, you can enjoy even greater efficiency and accuracy in your document management. Our OCR technology converts scanned images into searchable and editable text, making it easy to find and use the information you need.

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Document Indexing

Our indexing services ensure proper labelling and categorisation of digital files such as PDFs, for fast searching, this usually incudes;

  • Reference Number
  • Document Title
  • Date
  • Address

We use the latest technology to index your documents as well as provide manual data entry services ensuring accuracy, speed and cost-effectiveness.

Document OCR

OCR (Optical Character Recognition) document scanning is a cutting-edge technology that allows businesses to digitise and manage their paper-based documents in a more efficient and organised manner.

With OCR scanning, the software analyses the scanned image of a document and converts it into searchable and editable text, such as Text Searchable PDF files or Microsoft Word documents. This process eliminates the need for manual data entry and makes it easier to search, sort, and access information.

Document Shredding

Once you have approved your documents for shredding, they are securely transported to our paper document shredding facilities in Manchester where they are processed in a secure and confidential manner. Our state-of-the-art shredding equipment ensures that your documents are shredded into tiny cross-cut small pieces that cannot be reconstructed.

Upon completion of the document shredding process, we will supply you with the BS EN 15713 Certificate of Destruction for your own records.

Document Storage

We understand the importance of keeping your business’s vital information safe, accessible and organised, which is why we offer a range of professional document storage solutions designed to meet your specific needs. Our state-of-the-art facility is equipped with the latest technology and security measures to ensure that your documents are stored in a safe and secure environment.

Our flexible solutions allow you to choose the best storage solution for your business, whether you require long-term storage or just need a place to store documents after these have been scanned. Our team of experts is available to help you determine the best solution for your business’s unique needs.

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Any Documents

Our scanning facility in Manchester can scan documents of any size – from a single page, to items that require a little heavy lifting. If you’ve got it, we can digitise it. Visit our document scanning and digitisation page to find out more.

Any Format

Looking to scan and convert your documents into PDF, TIFF, JPEG, or DICOM formats, or even something a little more niche? No problem! Our team specialises in exactly that. Just let us know you’re requirements and we’ll get to work creating exactly what you need.

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Fast Turnaround

Working to a tight deadline? Our turnaround times are second-to-none; we can scan and convert millions of documents at a rapid pace. We stay flexible so you can concentrate on the important stuff, safe in the knowledge that your timescales will be met.

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Cost Effectiveness

Scanning services and document storage in Manchester City Centre shouldn’t break the bank – which is why we keep our costing bespoke and tailored to your specific budget. All you need to do is let us know what you need and we can work together to find the right price point for you.

Complete Service

The Pearl Scan service isn’t limited to document scanning and online storage – we’re with you every step of the way, from collecting your documents, to delivering a digitised finished product in the format of your choice. We’ll even return any originals or shred them securely if you no longer need them.

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Editable Formats

In addition to digitising your documents to PDF formats, we can also use OCR (Optical Character Recognition) technology to convert images to text searchable or editable formats, for example, we can scan your book and convert it into Microsoft Word document format, so you do not need to manually retype the entire book.

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High Quality Scanning

At Pearl Scan, we always take great care when digitising any documents. By using state-of-the-art scanning equipment, all of the digitised images will be provided at the highest quality. Our team checks the documents to ensure our clients receive the best quality.

Security and Confidentiality

Your documents will be scanned in a facility that is built having security and confidentiality in mind. Our bureau is equipped with CCTV security and Red-Care systems and all our staff members are CRB/DBS checked. Additionally, we are accredited to major industry’s accreditations, such as ISO 27001, ISO 9001, Cyber Security Essentials and PCI certification.

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Document Management

We also provide tailored document management solutions. If you are looking to create digital archive and adopt digital document management for your organisation, we can individually tailor the right solution based on your needs. Additionally, we offer our in-house built document management system – Halogen and cloud based document storage platform –  Pearl Cloud.

On-demand Scanning

If you have high volumes of files and want to scan and convert the documents gradually, on-demand scanning may be the best option for you. We will collect and store your files and digitise them upon request, which will provide your company with huge costs savings, as we will eliminate the need of costly physical storage facilities.

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