storing these files in conventional storage systems, there are
Space: Drawer files do not
efficiently utilize floor space. Cabinets require too much floor space
per filing inch stored, and require a large aisle in front to allow for
Indexing: Most files are not
properly indexed. There may also be more than one indexing system within
Visibility: In most cabinet or drawer
systems, files are hidden and difficult to access.
Adding or Deleting: Most
systems make it very difficult to add or delete a file. Constant
backshifting may be a problem.
Benefits of A Workfile Suspended Pocket System
Consistency: Workfile allows
standardization of one filing system throughout the department.
Cost Savings: Does not require an
expensive file conversion of color-coded labels and end tab folders.
Expandable: Provides unlimited growth
and expansion capabilities.
Space Efficiency: Utilizes
vertical air space to maximize file density.
Indexing: Customized indexing
allows for quick retrieval of files.
Visibility: Lateral filing mode
permits high visibility of files.