Document Management for the Engineering Industry

Complete Document Control for all Projects

Manage all aspects of project management, ensuring that the project team always has access to the latest revision of documentation.

PaperTrail manages both the source cad files together with the associated PDF file. Transmittal tools are available directly from within PaperTrail. PaperTrail powerful indexing caters for all metadata associated with drawing files. Document controllers benefit from automated document numbering from the metadata together with efficient searching and reporting capabilities.

In today’s dynamic engineering landscape, effective Engineering Document Management Software is paramount to ensure seamless project execution and collaboration. At PaperTrail, we recognize the unique challenges faced by the engineering industry and provide comprehensive document control solutions tailored to meet your specific needs.

Our commitment is to empower your project teams with complete control over documentation, ensuring that everyone has access to the latest revisions at all times. We understand the critical nature of project management, and our system is designed to streamline the document control process, from inception to completion.

PaperTrail takes a holistic approach for Engineering Document Management Software by seamlessly managing both the source CAD files and their associated PDF counterparts. This dual-file management capability ensures that your team can work with the file format that suits them best, promoting flexibility and efficiency. Our platform also integrates powerful transmittal tools directly within PaperTrail, simplifying the process of sharing important project documents.

One of PaperTrail’s standout features is its robust indexing system, designed to cater to all metadata associated with drawing files. This ensures that document controllers can effortlessly organize and retrieve files based on various parameters, significantly reducing the time spent on manual searching. The automated document numbering, derived from metadata, further streamlines the process and minimizes the risk of errors.

Our platform is crafted with the unique needs of document controllers in mind, providing them with tools to enhance efficiency and productivity. The efficient search and reporting capabilities offered by PaperTrail empower document controllers to track and manage project documentation with ease, ensuring a smooth workflow and compliance with industry standards.

In addition to its technical capabilities, PaperTrail prioritizes user-friendly interfaces and intuitive workflows. We understand that adopting new technologies can be challenging, and our platform is designed to minimize the learning curve, allowing your team to quickly adapt and integrate document management seamlessly into their daily routines.

PaperTrail is not just an Engineering Document Management Software; it’s a comprehensive solution that elevates your project management capabilities. Embrace the future of document control with PaperTrail and experience a new level of efficiency, collaboration, and control in your engineering projects.

Losing data because of poor filing?

You need a system that keeps every document in its place.
PaperTrail is a powerful electronic document management system that
supports and organises your critical business processes.

Any Document Type




Storage and Manage




Powerful Enterprise Content Management

Spend less time managing paper and more time managing processes.
Automate business operations ensuring compliance and increase efficiency
Customisable workflows and powerful form capability
Allocate incoming correspondence to initiate business procedure
Collect critical data for customised reports and intelligent searching
Easily manage permission structures allowing limited access to sensitive information
IOS and Android compatibility
Electronically sign and send documents
Signature compliance in terms of both ECT Act and POPI
Tight integration to MS Office and Outlook
Customised third party system integration

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Where to find us

Johannesburg Office

138 Athol Street,
Highlands North,
Tel: 011 880 4411

Cape Town Office

Unit 5,
10 Park Lane, Grosvenor Square,
Century City, Cape Town
Tel: 021 913 1221

Durban Office

59 Aberdare drive, Industrial Park, Phoenix, Durban, 4051
Tel: 031 508 1520

Ghana Office

Empower Suites, 8th Floor, Block A, The Octagon, Barnes Road, Central Accra, Ghana
Tel: +233 261 878 023

New Zealand Office

23 Piwakawaka Court, Rototuna, Hamilton, New Zealand 3210
Tel: +64 (0)21 646 767 OR
+64 (0) 2239 27507


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