In the retail sector for SMEs (small to medium-sized enterprises) every effort has to be made to maximise profits. Depending on the nature of your business, and especially if it is an online business, damaged stock can seriously erode profits and one broken or damaged item can equate in value to the profit made on five sales. There is always a temptation early on when setting up a retail business to rent a garage or some other form of storage unit where there is no electricity and poor insulation. One of the easiest mistakes to make is to assume that just because the interior looks dry, this is suitable for storing stock.
One of the biggest problems with this type of storage is the fact that the interior is prone to substantial changes in temperature, and this can create condensation which can have a tremendous effect on stored goods. Because there is no power, you have no option to use a dehumidifier, so while there may be a sound roof on the premises, you are still prone to problems created by changes in the weather.
With conveniently located purpose-built, temperature-controlled and secure self-storage in Ashford, Kent and Chatham, Kent, Kent Space has the perfect solution for low-cost storage for any size of business. The self-storage units on offer here come in a wide range of sizes so you do not have to end up renting space you are not using and, as the business grows, if you need additional storage space you can simply rent an additional or a larger unit. This can have a fantastic benefit compared to renting a single garage somewhere which, when you need to expand your business, you have to completely relocate everything.
We cannot recommend strongly enough you come and pay us a visit and have a look round as once you have seen our storage units, we know we will be able to take a load off your mind with regard to both the security and environment your valuable stock is kept in.