Head in the cloud: Profit grows as the industry digitises its services

The Document Management Services industry consists of companies that deliver outsourced records storage, digitisation of paper-based records, and document destruction services. The industry has benefited from government legislation mandating the safekeeping of company records, whether for tax, client or medical use. This requirement has sustained demand for the industry's services from a variety of markets over the past five years, including financial and professional services firms, health care providers and government entities. However, the industry's growth has been constrained by downstream businesses increasingly expanding their in-house digital document storage and management systems over the past five years...read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$486m
Annual Growth 12-17
2.1%
Forecast Growth 17-22
Profit
Employment
3,013
Businesses
288

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Firms specialising in cloud-based storage have been established in response to consumer demand
  • Industry Report - Industry Analysis Chapter

    The Document Management Services industry has grown over the past five years, assisted by the need for businesses to securely store and destroy documents. In addition, industry players have focused on expanding their product ranges to capitalise on the trend away from paper and towards digital record keeping. While activity in the industry has been mostly positive, growth has been slow over the past five years. Slow growth has been largely due to fluctuating business confidence and lower demand from the public sector, which is one of the industry's major markets. As a result, the Document Management Services industry is expected to grow at an annualised 2.1% over the five years through 2016-17, to reach $485.6 million. The...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Document Management Services Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Document Management Services Industry are

  • Access to the latest available and most efficient technology and techniques
  • Favourable reputation
  • Level of security
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Number of businesses and Demand from financial and insurance services in the Document Management Services industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Document Management Services Industry?

    Industry firms primarily store information and records for other companies and government clients. Industry services involve records management, secure document destruction, digitisation, and data protection and recovery services.

    Industry Products
  • Document destruction
  • Physical document storage and retrieval
  • Digitisation and electronic document storage
  • Other services
  • Industry Activities
  • Document destruction
  • Document storage
  • Data protection
  • Data digitisation
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Number of businesses
  • Demand from financial and insurance services
  • IT and telecommunications adoption
  • Capital expenditure by the public sector

  • Current Performance
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Table: Document Management Services Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Document Management Services Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Financial and Insurance Services
  • Legal Services
  • Health Care and Social Assistance

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Commercial Vehicle Wholesaling
  • Computer and Computer Peripheral Wholesaling
  • Computer System Design Services

  • Products & Services
  • Physical document storage and retrieval
  • Digitisation and electronic document storage
  • Document destruction
  • Other services
  • Chart: Document Management Services Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Financial and professional services firms
  • Other firms
  • Government bodies
  • Health services providers
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Document Management Services Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Document Management Services

  • Basis of Competition
  • Internal competition
  • External competition

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Document Management Services Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Recall Holdings Limited, Zircodata Holdings Pty Ltd, Grace Worldwide (Australia) Pty Ltd,
  • Table: Recall Holdings Limited - financial performance
  • Table: Zircodata Holdings Pty Ltd - financial performance
  • Table: Grace Worldwide (Australia) Pty Ltd - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Document Management Services Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Document Management Services Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2008-2022)
  • Industry Gross Product (2008-2022)
  • Establishments (2008-2022)
  • Businesses (2008-2022)
  • Employment (2008-2022)
  • Wages (2008-2022)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Cloud
  • The provision of offsite information technology services including software and data storage over the internet.
  • Digitisation
  • The process of converting physical documents into electronic form.
  • Electronic Vaulting
  • The transfer of data via electronic means to a backup site.
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    • Historical data and analysis for the key drivers of this industry
    • A five-year forecast of the market and noted trends
    • Detailed research and segmentation for the main products and markets
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