Archive Document Storage opened its doors in 2008 with the complimenting services of Shred North starting in 2012. Proven to be one of the fastest growing document management companies in Canada, CEO Ryan Giffen has worked very hard to build an industry changing organization that strives to be better and different.
Shred North & Archive Document Storage is dedicated to environmental stewardship and community involvement and the company has worked hard to give back to the place it calls home in many ways. The organization’s operations have diverted millions of pounds of paper from the landfill and over the years tens of thousands of dollars have been donated to local charities.
Shred North & Archive Document Storage contributes to the local economy on several fronts, creating jobs in a predominantly tourist community. The shredding and document storage services the company provides allows local corporations to be more profitable and efficient, which in turn bolsters their respective efforts to grow and expand.
By recycling everything that they shred, Shred North & Archive Document Storage creates many downstream employment opportunities, from receiving and recycling jobs at the pulping mill to store clerk positions responsible for stocking those recycled products on shelves.
For Shred North & Archive Document Storage, it’s not about being the biggest company in their industry, rather it’s about being a respected business leader that provides for its staff and improves the lives of people in its community.
About the Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award:
Sponsored by Colleges Ontario, the Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award is awarded to a young Ontario entrepreneur who has successfully built a unique and game-changing venture.
What Ontario business leaders are saying about Shred North & Archive Document Storage:
“Shred North & Archive Document Storage is a great industry changing company that knows the value of hard work, dedication, environmental stewardship and community involvement. The contributions that they have made to their local economy are very impressive and the OCC is proud to be shining the spotlight on this made-in-Ontario company. It is essential that we cultivate an environment that enables entrepreneurs, like this one, to thrive in Ontario.”
– Allan O’Dette, President and CEO of the Ontario Chamber of Commerce
“Shred North/Archive Document Storage is the only full service document management company North of Toronto. The company is built on a strong foundation of industry leading customer service complimented by secure operations. In the last 12 months, they’ve diverted over 1.6 million pounds of paper from the landfill through our shred/recycle process. The records management business is extremely competitive, however over the last year, Shred North/Archive Document Storage has nearly tripled in size through innovative marketing, industry leading customer service and simply, showing up on time and doing what they said they would do!”
– Todd Armstrong, Interim General Manager of the Barrie Chamber of Commerce
“Our goal at Shred North/Archive Document Storage is to show our customers everyday and with every service how important they are to our business.”
– Ryan Giffen, CEO of Shred North & Archive Document Storage
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