First established in 1983 to fulfill the growing demand for reliable storage facilities to cater for South Africa's growing business sector, Metrofile Holdings Limited (Metrofile) is now Africa's market leader in information and records storage management. Metrofile has a presence in all of South Africa's major provinces and operates from 26 facilities covering more than 73,000 square metres of warehousing space and manages more than 21 billion records on behalf of its customers.
Being the first local company to offer off-site storage solutions, Metrofile remains the only company in Africa capable of supporting all of its customers' information and records management requirements through its comprehensive product portfolio. Offering both in and outsourced storage solutions tailored to increase operating efficiency and customer service, the company also ensures that businesses and government mitigate risk and meet legislative and corporate governance requirements consistently.
Through its various group companies - including Metrofile Records Management, Cleardata, Global Continuity South Africa, Rainbow Paper Management, Metrofile Training Academy and CSX Customer Services - Metrofile's service offerings comprise file plan development, training in all aspects of records management, the supply of files, active file management (on and off-site), archival records (on and off-site), image processing, data protection, backup management, paper management, Business Continuity Management, Information Technology Service Continuity and confidential records destruction. Metrofile also supplies and maintains a wide range of business equipment including scanners, library security systems, mailing and packaging machines.
Metrofile Records Management KwaZulu-Natal
Metrofile Records Management KZN's main base of operation is located in Westmead where it offers its clients services including: Image Processing, Data Backup, Archive Storage and Management. Metrofile KZN also has a specialised site situated in Mount Edgecombe, which provides Active Records Management. In order to service the Northern KZN area, there is an additional branch located in Empangeni with services that include: Image Processing, Data Backup, Archive Storage and Management.
Currently, Metrofile KZN employs 141 permanent staff and 30 contract employees in the province. The company recently expanded its capacity by opening a state of the art active file management site in Mount Edgecombe contributing to the local economy and creating more job opportunities. Annually Metrofile KZN contributes over R19 million to the provincial economy.
Metrofile has a presence in all of South Africa's major provinces