Mobile or On-Site Shredding is where a professional shredding company provides secure, locked bins for your office where you can place documents that you need to shred.  When you’re ready to have your documents shredded a mobile shredding truck to come out to your home or your office to shred the documents at your office or home while you watch.

Mobile shredding companies usually charge a fee based on how much you need to shred, but if you have more than three boxes of documents, it’s probably worth not having to deal with dropping off your documents to be shredded.

Here’s some of the advantages that mobile shredding offers for your shredding project:

You can watch them shred your documents

Mobile shredding is great for when you have sensitive documents or are concerned with how long your personal information is retained before it’s shredded.  Your documents are secured in locked containers and then shredded right there while you watch.  Our shredding professionals never come into physical contact with your documents at any time.

You can easily schedule regular shredding jobs

Having a regularly scheduled shredding management plan will help prevent legal liability and data breaches in your company.  One-time purges work well when you have a large volume of documents, but a mobile shredding service can provide ongoing pickups to prevent the buildup of papers to be shredded, and minimize the chance of a low-tech hack.

You have negotiable instruments

If you have documents or items that could be exchanged for cash, having them shredded while you watch ensures are properly destroyed.  Negotiable instruments include coupons, unused checks, certificates, and more.

You don’t have to leave!

The biggest advantage of mobile shredding is it provides an option to shred your documents that doesn’t take time out of your day.  Mobile shredding services will pick up and shred all your documents for you- all you have to do is schedule a time to have them take care of it for you.  Not only is it secure, it eliminates the hassle and takes multiple steps out of shredding your documents.

As you can see, mobile shredding also has some significant advantages.  Depending on how much you have to shred and your tolerance for hauling your documents to a drop off shredding location, mobile shredding might be the right answer.