3 Important Steps To Maintaining A Storage Unit

3 Important Steps To Maintaining A Storage Unit

Venturing into a new business will mean having to find a suitable space for operations to begin. Especially if your business is one that deals with a great number of inventory and work duties to be completed, you can consider opting for a self-storage to fulfil your basic business needs.

However, even after you’ve managed to find a storage unit of suitable size, location, and other enticing perks – it’s important that you know how to maintain it to truly allow your business to reap the benefits at the end of the day.

Hence, here are the 3 crucial steps that’ll guide you in maintaining a storage unit smoothly.

Maintain cleanliness

As you’ll be storing and processing at the same time, your space can get a little cluttered which will end up affecting overall productivity. Therefore, simple actions like tidying up your desk after you’re done for the day highly matters in avoiding any sort of clutter. This can also include organising documents and storage boxes in their appropriate spaces.

Keeping your space neat and tidy is necessary for efficiency to be at its peak. Once you’ve understood this, you can start looking for a budget working space and start your business. For instance, you can look forward to our spaces, as we offer one of the cheapest self-storages and storing and processing units. Selected units come with all-inclusive rates consisting of basic facilities like air conditioning, a powerpoint, and lighting facilities. Our flexible service terms also allow business owners the opportunity to switch to other products or services within our premises or even our parent organisation, LHN Group, where one can select from a wide range of choices, consisting of vending machine locations, serviced apartments, and so on.

Market your business

While it’s important to secure a storage space within an accessible, attractive location – so is your marketing strategy in reeling in customers. An excellent location alone won’t bring in customers if your business lacks brand presence; hence, you will need to execute compelling, effective sales and promotional activities. For instance, consider options like digital marketing, signage, and social media channels. By doing so, you will let your customers or potential prospects be familiarised with your business.

If you have yet to settle on a location for your business, we have multiple self storages and storing and processing units available across various locations – namely Tampines, Kallang, 72 Eunos, 100 Eunos, Bartley, Bukit Merah, Aljunied, and Ang Mo Kio, and Pasir Panjang. Plus, eligible businesses will be able to enjoy our Zero Deposit Guarantee and keep the deposit amount, focusing on future business expenses instead. For our 100 Eunos building, we currently have several units available – and it’s excellent for a convenient lunch as there are many F&B outlets nearby. If you require more information, do contact us. Terms and conditions apply.

Ensure the wellbeing of employees

Last but not least, employee welfare is key; regardless of your type of business venture. While maintaining the space itself matters greatly to boost productivity, so is the wellbeing of employees. It’s as simple as setting up sufficient lighting fixtures to keep the space well-lit, as well as making it a comfortable space to carry out duties by adding ergonomic furniture.

At Work+Store, we help to ensure the safety of your employees by providing our 24/7 access card system and CCTV surveillance. You can enjoy these security features and select from our wide range of the cheapest self storages and storing and processing units, ranging from 6 sqft up until 730 sqft, and from 88 sqft, respectively. With this space, it essentially helps in elevating efficiency in goods acquisition and easing logistics procedures to offer better customer service.

When you know what it takes to maintain your storage unit, you’ll be able to complete your tasks smoothly. Hence, take note of these few steps first and manage your storage space successfully.

Once that’s done, the next step is to set up precautionary measures and guard yourself and employees against the COVID-19 pandemic. Ensure you include the necessary within your space, such as disinfecting wipes and hand sanitisers so everyone can maintain a clean, healthy space while working. By doing these little, simple steps, it’ll go a long way in helping to curb the virus.

If you wish to find out more about Work+Store and our other storage options, feel free to contact us at +65 6578 9966 or WhatsApp us at (65) 8345 9966. Alternatively, you can email us at space@workstore.com.sg for more information!