Our History

MDS Records Management is one of a family of companies owned and managed by three generations of the Dickinson family.  The Merchants Distribution business is the 16th oldest company in the Polk County area, having made its home in Central Iowa for over 135 years.

MDS Records Management opened its doors in 1984 to provide services to Des Moines and surrounding areas. We use a state-of-the-art, web-based records management software, RS-SQL, to store and manage data efficiently and securely.

Eric Dickinson, Director of Operations for MDS Records Management, has been a professional in the records management industry for over 30 years.  

Our Mission

Lead the Records & Information Management industry in our region by providing trustworthy expertise, comprehensive services, and steadfast confidentiality. Equip clients with secure, professional solutions for all phases of the records life cycle.

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Merchants Distribution Service
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