Home-based businesses are fast becoming popular among aspiring entrepreneurs. A recent study shows that 69% of entrepreneurs started their businesses at home. The same study shows that most of these home based business owners hire staff for business operations, which contradicts the common perception of a solo entrepreneurship for home based businesses. What this study proves is that such form of business grows and even then, the entrepreneurs continue to use their homes as the base.
Along with the increase of home based business, entrepreneurs are beginning to see the benefits they get out of the use of portable storage containers for business purposes. Not only are the containers transformed into a business office, they are also useful for retailers, hospitals, salons, hotels, mobile cafes and small businesses.
Modern technology has given the container companies the means with which to address the different needs and preferences of mobile entrepreneurs regardless of the type of business they run. You can rent or buy portable storage containers from storage solutions providers like us, who can supply you with a container, which perfectly fits your needs and specifications.
How you can use a moveable container
Our years of experience in dealing with different customers have given us the valuable insights about what they need. We make sure that we have have containers in different sizes and materials to suit the purposes and specifications of our customers. We also make sure that the containers are modifiable, so these can meet our customer preferences. The two most observed uses of customers for containers are for storage and the mobile office.
For storage purposes:
- Clear a home space for office use – Use the portable storage containers as storage for the things you remove from a home space you are converting as your office. The space can be a spare bedroom, an unused kitchen, or a part of your basement. You can clear the room with the furniture and equipment and store them in the container.
- Declutter an existing home office – If you have been running your business at home for years, it is safe to assume you have accumulated files and inventory that fill up half of the room. You can declutter your home office with a storage container located conveniently near you, so you do not have to travel to retrieve files.
- Storage security -Most containers have a high security locking system, which keeps your files and inventory safe from intruders. The materials used for the containers can withstand winds and are water resistant, adding security to the stored things.
- Saves time and travel –You can have the mobile container delivered and placed on-site, removing the necessity for you to travel a distance to retrieve items from the storage or check the inventory. Accessibility of the storage container also saves you time and effort in loading and unloading your things.
For mobile office purposes:
If your business necessitates frequent travel to different places, portable storage containers are perfect for you. We have design experts who can modify the container into a mobile office according to your needs and specifications, and your preferences for colors and materials.
Entrepreneurs who use containers as mobile offices claim the following advantages:
- Expands customer base – You increase your visibility when you travel in your mobile office. People see your brand displayed in places you pass and when you park, and this increases your chances of expanding your customer base.
- Variety – Mobile office containers come in different sizes. You can increase the container size like when you hire an employee to help in business operations. You can also modify the container if the existing design no longer satisfies your needs, like when you need a space to receive your visitors.
- Convenience – You can enjoy the luxuries and conveniences of a standard office in your mobile office – conveniences, such as heating, electricity, ceiling lights, and windows. Your office may not be permanent, but this does not mean you should not enjoy the convenience of a standard office.
- Amenities – A moveable container allows for maximum use of space using collapsible desks and chairs, and functional service doors useful when loading and unloading equipment and materials. You can have the comforts of a standard office and an interior design, thereby giving your customers the impression of expertise and professionalism.
The changing economy gave rise to home-based businesses that, in turn, made mobile offices popular among entrepreneurs. Technology, experience and expertise provided the perfect opportunities for moveable containers to satisfy the various needs of home-based entrepreneurs. Our containers are ISO certified, vary in sizes and configurations, and the exteriors are of sturdy metal with easy swing doors.
Whatever your type of business and your requirements are, our experts can supply you with storage or mobile office solutions. You can also arrange with us for cost-effective short or long-term storage options.