What is colour coded filing?

The eye responds to colour faster and more readily than an other visual stimuli so colour coded lateral filing provides an easy, logical way to build an effective storage and retrieval system that lets you identify files at a glance. Filing Systems International can help you customise your colour coded filing system to suit your needs.

A Filing Systems International colour coded filing system is easy to set up and easy to use.

The colour bands guide you to the right section and the clearly defined coloured characters or numerals takes you straight to the file you want.

Find out more about Filing Systems International colour coded labels: Alpha labels, Numeric labels, Year labels, Month labels, Designation labels,

Lateral filing can be used in any shelving and various cabinets.

Click here to download our information brochure on colour coded filing (The FileQuest Advanced Colour-Coded System).

What are the benefits of colour coding?

  • Improved file retrieval time
  • Reduced risk of lost files
  • Elimination of misfiles
  • Increased employee efficiency and productivity

What are the most common colour coded filing indexing methods:

  • Alphabetic
  • Numeric
  • Alphanumeric
  • Terminal digit
  • Industry specific identifiers

What type of colour coded system can I have?

A Filing Systems International colour coded filing system can be tailored and customised to suit your individual needs.

Want all the benefits of colour coding without sticking on lots of labels?

Find out more about our TabQuik labels and software here or contact us for more information.