Birmingham, AL

Bringing powerful, secure shredding to people and businesses in Birmingham, AL and the surrounding areas.

A Shred Ahead is pleased to serve the Birmingham, AL area with dedicated paper shredding services. Here in the Magic City, we have a full fleet of mobile trucks with built-in shredders. That means we’ll come straight to you and destroy your files securely on-site, no matter where you are in Birmingham. Keep reading below to learn how to get in touch with our Birmingham-area team and have us handle your needs.

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Why Should My Business Hire a Shredder?

Reaching out to a reliable shredding service isn’t always the first thing a business thinks of when it’s time to clean house. Once you start throwing things away it’s easy to see you may have bitten off more than you can chew.

When it comes to destroying your documents you might think that it’s easier to do it yourself. You’ll quickly realize it’s a long process that uses a lot of valuable time. With a high-powered shredding service you can quickly dispose of what you need and get back to the things that matter.

Guarding Your Delicate Records

If you’ve ever had a credit card compromised, you already know about about how scary identity theft can be. It’s vital to secure your credentials, and the best way to do that is to cut down on excess copies. Only keep one copy for your records, and have the rest destroyed.

Shredding Focused on Customer Service

Document disposal is about more than shredding a few papers. It’s about taking care of clients. We’re focused on customer satisfaction. We also want to provide you with the best service possible. That’s why we’re considered among the best shredding contractors around.

Close & Convenient Document Disposal

At A Shred Ahead we want to simplify the document destruction experience. Whether you want to drop it off or have us pick it up, we can make the entire process easier. Schedule for one of our teams to come by, or leave your documents in one of our secure drop-off locations. We’re all about working with you.

Keep Customer Records Safe

A Shred Ahead is committed to keeping your old customer records safe from prying eyes. We comply with all federal HIPAA, FACTA, and GLBA regulations to ensure that their data is safely disposed of and that your business meets all privacy laws.


Working to Be the Best

At A Shred Ahead we strive to be the best in the industry. With our focus on sterling service and client relations we have swiftly grown from a small, North Carolina business to one of the elite shredding services in the south.

We want to be the finest file shredder in your area. We aim to do this through our full range of capabilities, and our loyalty to our customers. We can destroy your data in any format, and we’ll do it on a schedule that’s convenient for you.

Find a local shredding service that you can lean on to deal with your documents the right way. We want to prove to you that we’re the best. Contact us now to see how you can use our service.

Reliable Shredding On the Road

A Shred Ahead concentrates on providing the most convenient service to its customers. Our team of hi-tech trucks is here to help on a timetable that you decide. Let us know your schedule, and we’ll meet you where you need.

Destroy Documents Without the Work

A Shred Ahead offers fast and dependable mobile shredding options that give you back your time. In as soon as a day, one of our shredding experts can be at your front door to shred anything from a single box of paperwork to an entire shelf of old documents.


On-Site Disposal for a Greater Peace of Mind

When you’re dealing with sensitive information, you can’t trust its disposal to just anyone. You want to be sure that your data is disposed of safely and properly.

At A Shred Ahead we bring secure shredding to your doorstep. Just call us to schedule for one of our eco-friendly trucks to arrive at your location. We’ll pick up and destroy your documents on site. That way you can rest assured that your info is securely handled.
Get a free quote today to learn more about how A Shred Ahead can serve you. Don’t leave the fate of your documents up to chance. Call the pros you can count on now to get the job done right.

Here's what our clients are saying

They showed up on time, after texting me to let me know their ETA; they made quick work of our many boxes of old files; and let me watch on the small monitor screen as our personal papers were fed into the shredder on the truck. The price was very reasonable. I would recommend.

- Barry Sherill – Apex

On time and fast. Will use them again.

- Mark Stephens

I was able to get an appointment quickly, driver came at the time he was suppose to and did a great job. I would highly recommend this company,

- Jo Leonard

While there was some confusion due to our posted hours at the clinic, the overall experience was wonderful. The shredders were efficient and professional. The phone staff prompt and helpful. So happy to have our old files shredded with A Shred Ahead.

- Wellness Way Chiropractic & Progressive R

Everything ran as planned. The attendant was professional and efficient.

- Widespread Merchandise

Your employee was very professional.

- Charlotte County Seawalls

Outstanding experience, exceeded expectations. Company communicated arrival time well, driver was exactly on time and service provided was faster than expected. Definitely will use again and recommend to friends.

- Joe Payne – Lehigh Acres

Awesome customer service and awesome driver. Great job all the way around

- Vulcan Materials – Mulllins

Courteous, fast, friendly and reliable.

- Cornerstone Baptist Church

Very reliable & quick

- NALC Branch 1690

Sonny Miers was amazing. The process was quick and easy. We will definitely be using your services in the future. Thank you!

- Phynet Inc

Thank you! Company was on time and the Driver was very professional! We will definitely call them back again!

- Lakes Park Children’s Dentistry

These guys showed up early and got the job done faster than I anticipated. Great Job!

- Nebraskaland Tire and Travel Center

SUPER COMPANY!!! I am so glad I found a company like you.. You were right on time, did the work and was gone. LOVED IT!!!

- Carpenter’s Real Estate Inc. – Dallas

The gentlemen arrived for our appointment on time. Picked up our bin shredded the documents and was done very quickly. I would recommend A Shred Ahead to anyone looking to shred a lot of documents in a short amount of time.


They are always prompt and courteous with the service.

- Sheila Forbis – Charlotte

Very professional service. Will use again.

- Christina Montuori – Cary

Excellent job! Fast service and they did just what they said they would. We will be using A Shred Ahead again. Thank you!

- Carolina Beach Counselling

Great Service!!!

- Grace Fellowship Church

Scheduling with Kelly Ellis was simple. TJ, the truck driver/operator was a pleasure to work with, very professional and accommodating. Would recommend this company to anyone needing their service.

- Shandon Baptist Church

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