Small Business can utilize storage companies
Most small, quick-service restaurants aren’t known for their decor; however, although their dining rooms tend to be fairly utilitarian, many of them still accumulate a fair amount of promotional items and seasonal decorations.
At some point, managers must decide either to downsize the number of items being stored or to invest in a storage unit.
Items to be Stored
If you run any sort of theme nights, you’ll wind up with a surplus of party items such as plastic flowers, strings of lights, or theme-related table toppers. If you plan to recycle these themes occasionally, then you can’t get rid of the items once the theme night’s over. You’ll have to find a place to store them.
Likewise, you’ll need somewhere to stack promotional items such as signs, posters, and branded giveaway items.
Benefits of Offsite Storage
There are many benefits to storing rarely-used items off-site. First, you’ll free up needed storage space. Second, you’ll save yourself the hassle of having to rearrange items every time you need to “get at” an item stacked in the back. Third, you’ll make your employees’ jobs easier. They’ll have less to clean, less to organize, and less to distract them from their daily tasks.
That last point is perhaps the most important to consider, because while a storage unit is an investment, it’s an investment that could save you money in the long run by diminishing labor costs.
Here at The Box, we believe that quick-service restaurant owners and managers can benefit from our services. If you have further questions, stop by to see us any time.