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Document Management Services in the UK: Market Research Report

Market Research • Market Size • Industry Statistics • Industry Analysis • Industry Trends

Document Management Services Market Research Report | SIC UK0.020 | Mar 2017

Shredding concern: Strict documentation regulations ensure consistent industry growth

IBISWorld’s Document Management Services market research report is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

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Market Share of Companies
Iron Mountain (UK) Limited Iron Mountain (UK) Limited market share
Restore plc Restore plc market share
Shred-it Ltd Shred-it Ltd market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 12-17
Annual Growth 17-22
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Businesses in the industry provide outsourced document storage, document destruction and digital conversion of paper-based records to commercial and government clients. As a result of strict regulations relating to the retention and destruction of company records, the industry has performed well and exhibited consistent growth over the past five years. The industry has also benefited from strong demand from government institutions, as departmental spending cuts encouraged the outsourcing of document management services to industry operators. Meanwhile, improving business confidence and growth in the number of businesses operating in the United Kingdom propelled demand... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Investment Chapter

The Document Management Services industry exhibits a high level of capital intensity. IBISWorld estimates that for every £1.00 invested in capital, £2.65 is spent on labour. Labour is the largest single cost for industry operators, accounting for an estimated 26.5% of revenue. Labour is required for filing, scanning, shredding, administration and the collection and transportation of documents to and from clients. In addition to the sizeable labour costs, firms also have large capital requirements. Firms must purchase industrial shredding and scanning equipment, vehicles for transportation, storage equipment like forklifts and computers for digitalisation and administration purposes. Fir.. purchase to read more


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What is the Document Management Services Industry?

Companies in this industry provide document management services to other businesses and government clients. Industry services include document storage, record management and secure document destruction.

Industry Products
Document storage and filingDocument destructionDigitalisation and scanning
Industry Activities
Storage of paper documentsDestruction of paper documentsDigitisation of paper documents

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