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Color-Coding and Labels


Using a color-coded filing method can reduce your retrieval time by 40%. Pioneered by TAB, color-coded filing forms an identifiable pattern that gets you to your information faster. Misfiles break the pattern, allowing for easy identification and immediate correction.

Based on the number of files and the information that needs to be organized, TAB can design the optimal color-coded indexing method for your specific situation. Color-coded indexing methods include:

  • Alphabetic
  • Numeric
  • Alphanumeric
  • Terminal digit
  • Standard identifiers to your specific industry

The right color coded indexing system will virtually eliminate misfiles, improve retrieval times and increase efficiency.

Custom Labeling Services

TAB’s Custom Labeling Services are a cost and time-efficient way to apply color-coding when generating or converting a large volume of files. TAB will take the database of files that need to be created and will factory apply all the appropriate labels, providing you with ready-to-use, color-coded folders. Your employees will be able to concentrate on their core activities and not on file creation.

Also check out our Rapid Response Color-Coding Service which is a high-volume customized labeling service. TAB commits to your records management process by pre-planning your order capacity based on your specific requirements. As soon as we receive your data, your order is routed immediately into production. You receive your color coded files exactly when and where they are needed!

Wide range of labels

If you prefer to label files yourself, TAB offers a full range of self-adhesive color labels and TABQUIK file labeling software. Labels are available in:

  • Alphabetic
  • Numeric
  • Month
  • Year
  • Designation
  • Identification

Benefits of Color Coding

  • Improves retrieval times
  • Reduces risk of lost files
  • Eliminates misfiles
  • Increases employee efficiency and productivity

TAB provides color-coded label and filing systems and other records management products and solutions for the medical, legal, pharmaceutical and financial services industries. To find out more about our color coded labels, complete our response form or call to reach a rep at one of our offices in Washington, Houston, Colorado, Wisconsin, San Diego, Atlanta, Minneapolis, Boston, North Carolina, Philadelphia, Miami, Dallas, Kansas City, Los Angeles, New York, New Jersey, Cincinnati, Akron, Chicago and Tennessee.

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