It is about convenience and flexibility
You can access your self storage unit 24 hours a day and 7 days a week. You get various services such as fork lift services, receipt and despatch services, SMS notification of deliveries, pick up, trailer hire, use of trolleys etc., and the good news is some established self storage facilities make these services free of cost, and also offer storage boxes at discounted prices.
You get the flexibility of choosing between short and long term storage. You can get storage units in various sizes, which you can easily up-size and downsize as per your requirement.
Typically, self storage facilities have 24 hour camera surveillance along with alarmed and monitored buildings and units. They also carry out regular pest control so that the area remains clean and goods are preserved in their original condition. Also, self storage facilities have completely enclosed units. Robust fencing is used to provide enhanced security. Self storage units are well ventilated, insulated buildings and has excellent lighting. They also regularly clean their buildings to keep it clean and spotless.
It is about cutting down operating costs
When you use such a self storage facility for your business need, you can focus on your business rather than worry about your storage needs. You just pay for the space you use – that means no extra money you need to pay for the space that you don't need.
Typically, following are the main business uses that require a self storage:
- Storing physical goods.
- Storing old archives – office documents, files, equipment etc.
- Equipment or electronic device storage – for facilitating point of sale.
- Storing furniture – in case of office shifting/ relocation.
- Storing goods for import and export.
- Small business who don't have place for storing surplus goods.
- Items that are in seasonal demand – like stock that needs to be stored for Christmas.
The above listed are only some conventional examples where a self storage can be of help to businesses. Undoubtedly, business self storage facilities provide good storing alternatives to small, medium and large businesses, and help them to cut down their operating costs so that they can increase their productivity by concentrating on their core business activities at which they are best at.