Richmond, VA

The local team at A Shred Ahead in Richmond, VA serve all our clients' mobile file shredding needs.

Businesses and people in the Richmond, VA area trust the A Shred Ahead team for responsive on-site paper shredding. We serve throughout the River City region with a large local fleet of cutting-edge trucks with built-in shredders. That means we come to you and shred your papers fast with our unmatched customer service.

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A Shredder Can Serve You No Matter Your Size

Many people assume that you have to be a huge company to require a shredding contractor. That’s not true. Everyone from neighborhood residents to large corporations have papers they want gone.

A Shred Ahead is proud to serve everyone. Whether you’re cleaning house or organizing the office, we can bring our service to you. No job is too large or too small. We can offer one-time arrivals or arrange a regular schedule based on your needs.

Protect Yourself & Your Personal Info

You can’t take chances when it comes to getting rid of your personal information. Your old credit cards and trashed computers can still hold a lot of data. By hiring a shredder to properly get rid of your old devices and documents, you’re one step closer to staying safe in the digital age.

Delivering Quality Customer Service

When you choose A Shred Ahead for your shredding needs, you’re working with a company that believes in more than just shredding documents. We care about our customers and show it in everything we do, from learning your needs to making them happen. We aren’t satisfied with a job until you are.

Tailored for Customer Satisfaction

At A Shred Ahead we always put our customers first. That’s why we’re pleased to offer custom services that prioritize you. We’ll tailor your quote based on the time and size of the job. That way we can provide you with the fastest and most efficient service.

Destroying Your Documents the Right Way

Just because you started a bonfire doesn’t mean your documents are properly destroyed. You never know who might find a salvageable piece of paper or hard drive. There’s one surefire way to know you’re safely disposing your data. Hire a reliable document shredder, and you can ensure that your info is securely dealt with.


Shredding Specialists Since 2003

We founded A Shred Ahead in 2003. In the nearly 15 years since we started, we’ve expanded from a local company to branches all over the southern and central U.S.

You can find our great services in 13 states. And we’re still growing. But we’ve never lost sight of our roots. We still bring the same personal, small business feel to our customers. Our friendly service and dedication to client satisfaction has made us one of the premier shredding services in our region.

Learn why A Shred Ahead has become one of the most popular shredders for yourself. Call us today to find out more about our services.

Shred Documents Anywhere

Destroying old paperwork yourself can be a hassle. Take out the hard work with on-site shredding options from A Shred Ahead. We bring the equipment and labor to you for a fast, secure shred that keeps you free to focus on the important things.

On-Demand Document Disposal On the Go

Who has the time to transport countless boxes of paper themselves? We make things easy by bringing the service to you. Our cutting-edge, mobile shredding trucks travel throughout the region. And they are always available when you need them. Call today to learn more about trucks in your area.


Document Disposal on Demand

Are you looking for an easy way to get rid of your old documents securely without shredding them yourself? A Shred Ahead gives you several options to destroy documents with our fleet of shredding trucks.

When you contact us, one of our shredding experts can be at your door within a day to shred any amount of documents that you need. Whether you have one old box or you’re clearing out an entire room, our trucks can take any amount.

Because we believe in privacy, we let you in on every step of the process. From collection to disposal, we give you the option to keep an eye on your documents. We even have a screen on our shredding trucks so that you can watch your documents be destroyed in real-time.

Here's what our clients are saying

Truck arrived right on time and completed the shredding in 15 minutes. Would not hesitate to recommend to anyone. Great service.

- Fisher Brokerage Services

Quick, neat and accurate

- Powers-Swain Chevrolet

A shred Ahead provided very prompt and thorough service. Everyone was top notch from Stacey in scheduling and appointments to Carl who operated the shredder. Thanks for service with ease!

- Trusted Security Solutions

All the staff was friendly, helpful and informative. I received reminder calls concerning my appointment and my shredding was picked up exactly when I was told it would be.

- Dealer Risk Services

Thanks, quick easy with no hiccups.

- Physical Therapy Services

Driver arrived on time and was efficient and done quickly.

- McCall Environmental

Easy process!

- Talley Properties


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- Charles W. Cairnes, PA, CPA

The job was very efficient, The shredders were Very professional

- Marguerite Dickerson – Virginia Beach

I have used A Shred Ahead multiple times and they have done a great job every time. I will continue to use them and would highly recommend their services.

- John Troy Jr – Longview

Great service In and out quick

- City Style Imports

So easy…so fast and a great value. Wonderful employees with super customer service!

- Sandi Justice – Wilmington

We have used A Shred Ahead two times and have been very pleased with their service. Friendly person on the phone and the fellas that came out were nice too. We will call them again when we have more to shred.

- Derm One

Thank you for your very professional job. Your driver was courteous and efficient. A fairly sizable amount of records were destroyed in an incredibly short period of time. I will most certainly recommend you to others Doyle Smith Caregiver for K. Bogasse

- Kathleen Bogasse – Myrtle Beach

The truck was suppose to be there early and showed up 30 minutes before we closed. We had 100 boxes he did what he could then came back the next day. Everything was done just not in the timeframe expected.

- Asheville Property Management

Very efficient , the workers work fast.

- Gladys Lopez Urizar

On time. Advance notice was very helpful. Friendly and courteous service. I would highly recommend this company to others. Great job. Thank you for helping me out without a lot of upfront notice

- Carolina Neurosurgical Services

Great service and was done very professionally and quick

- Laurinburg Presbyterian Church

I had a pleasure working with A Shred Ahead. They were professional, on time, and worked very efficiently. Looking forward to working with you again.

- TSA – Richmond

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