San Diego Storage Solutions for Small Businesses

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Posted on October 29, 2014

In today’s fast growing small business sector, many people are starting their up their own companies.  E-commerce makes it as simple as a few clicks of a mouse to get started.  There are a wealth of online applications and tools to help you launch your very own business, all from the comfort of your home.

Today, it’s easy for you to manage almost every aspect of your business from home, even if you live in a tiny apartment.  You can sell product, arrange for shipping, and even do your own books.  But there’s one aspect of owning your own business that you may not have thought of…

Where Will You Store Your Inventory?

Depending on the type of business you want to run, you’ll probably need some type of warehouse to store your merchandise in.  While some business owners might prefer to use ‘drop shipping’ (drop shipping is when your products are sent directly from the manufacturer to the buyer without using the regular distribution channels), most business owners prefer to keep an inventory of products on hand.  Having your own inventory will give you more control over your business.  You’ll know when stock is running low; when there’s a surplus; and you’ll be able to keep a physical eye on the quality of the goods you’re selling.

So where do you keep this inventory?  Most business owners start out small.  They might start the company from home, or perhaps a small store front office in a local business park.  In startup mode, the business owner may not have the financial cushion to be able to afford a large space with a warehouse.  Or it may simply be that there are no facilities available within a suitable distance of the business.  This leads to the question - what solutions are available?

Portable Storage Solution

How about your very own portable storage warehouse?  How about having the luxury of having your warehouse brought right to your door when you need it?  And how about knowing that you have the power to have your ‘warehouse’ picked up and moved from one location to another if necessary?

Big Box Storage is the ultimate storage solution for small San Diego, business owners!  This affordable and convenient solution will provide you with peace of mind.  Depending on what type of products your business offers, special care may be necessary to pack and store your inventory safely and securely.  And while we all want to believe that sometimes it’s better to leave it to the ‘professionals’, in the case of your precious merchandise, you’ll know that it was packed and stored with the utmost of care, because you did it yourself!

Options

Your portable storage unit is generous in size at 8’ x 5’ x 7’.  The unit can hold the contents of one and a half average sized rooms, or approximately 2,000 pounds.

The size is ideal to keep the right amount of inventory on hand and readily available for your small business.  Plus, we offer convenient rental terms, with no hidden fees and our storage units are backed by a 110% low price guarantee.  You won’t find a better deal anywhere in San Diego!

What if I Need More Storage Space? 

As your business grows, you may need additional space to store things like business records, business equipment, office supplies etc.  The solution is simple – you can rent another Big Box!  With just a phone call, we can have another box delivered right to your door.  Load it up, call us back and we’ll come and get it. 

Accessing Your storage “Warehouse” (Big Box).

Don’t forget, your storage container will be picked up and placed in our secure storage facility and will be monitored by on-site personnel, as well as motion and perimeter alarms, and video surveillance.  You’ll have access to your unit(s) seven days a week.  You can bring smaller loads directly to your unit at the facility, or we can bring your unit back to your location.  How’s that for a flexible solution?

Long Distance Shipping

Moving your business to another state?  We make it easy!  We’ll simply ship your container to another state! It’s that easy. No need to unload your inventory or other items related to your business, we’d simply ship the entire container! We offer incredibly competitive rates on long distance shipping.

Summary

Today’s entrepreneurs know one thing for sure – the more you do yourself, the less you have to pay others.  Portable storage is just one way to help get your business off the ground without spending a ton of money looking for an entire warehouse or subsiding additional space to house your inventory.

Keep things simple and accessible by having your own portable storage unit at your fingertips!