Why Storage Containers Are Essential to Small Business Owners
July 31st, 2014
If you own your own business, you know the great relief of making your business decisions for yourself. Why not enjoy this type of control over the structure you work out of? Having a mobile office means you can move your business anywhere—and at any time. Consider working out of a shipping container to make your business completely portable, without sacrificing safety and security.
Even if you are not interested in movability, shipping containers provide top-notch on-site storage isolated from the rest of your business. When working with Container Technology, Inc, you have the option of renting or buying your container, providing a fantastic source of temporary storage during a remodel or relocation.
Small business owners everywhere are discovering the benefits of working out of shipping containers, due to their sturdy, weather-resilient storage abilities. Read on to find out the ways in which shipping containers help small business owners.
As Reliable, Mobile Storage
Few structures possess both mobility and the ability to withstand even the harshest weather conditions. The shipping container, however, is such a structure. It can be transported anywhere on land by truck, as well as overseas via cargo ship. This means that if relocation is in your near future, you can be ready.
No matter the size or form of your business the storage container serves as on-site storage. Even if you have no plans to move your business, on-site storage can be much more convenient than stuffing excess inventory or supplies into a closet or basement. Shipping containers can be modified to maximize their accessibility and convenience.
In one form or another, storage is the most popular use of shipping containers aside from shipping cargo—and for good reason, as even the roughest weather conditions cannot penetrate its steel walls.
As a Workspace
From pop-up shops to temporary attention-grabbing exhibits, many small business owners are realizing the advantages of selling or working inside of shipping containers.
For those in retail, shipping containers are often just as functional as static buildings, provide additional benefits, and draw customers in with their eye-catching eco-friendliness. First of all: it’s something different. The structure itself makes the shipping container stand out; people are conditioned to seeing these containers in shipping yards or ocean ports. They can’t just walk by a shipping container that has been converted into a shop, because it’s not something you see every day.
Turning a shipping container into a shop means recycling a structure that might just sit forever in a shipping yard, unused. Letting your principles of sustainability stand out even in your structure is something that customers and potential customers will notice.
To get a quote on a shipping container for your small business today, call Container Technology, Inc now at (877) 670-0229 or get a quote here.