Mobile Shelving: The Right Solution to Your Growing Business Pains
Part of the growth of your business is the accumulation of documents that have to be safely stored in your office. Unfortunately, when it is not yet economically feasible to move to a bigger office, a shrinking storage space can become a huge problem. Fraser Sherman’s article for Ehow.com provides interesting ideas on how you can improve your office’s space efficiency as your business expands. One of the most effective solutions he mentions is to use shelving to store documents and other paraphernalia that may be crowding your employees’ workstations, as well as your own.
Study your office. Figure out where you have the space for shelving and how wide it can be. Also give some thought to what kind of shelving will fit with your other office furniture. If your decor emphasizes modernity and chrome, metal shelves might be ideal, while wooden shelves might work better in a more old-fashioned room.
Your choice of shelving will depend greatly on your business and the volume of items your company has to store. Be it a school, law firm, or medical practice, you need a shelving system that is equipped with advanced features and is made of durable materials. Consider getting a mobile shelving system which allows for more dense storage in a smaller space, while still allowing easy access.
Flexibility is one of the biggest benefits of a mobile shelving system. This is particularly helpful to small businesses who are looking to expand in the future. When the time comes to reorganize the office space to accommodate more workstations, or for the business to move to a bigger location, mobile shelving can make the transition easy and organized.
This flexibility also makes mobile shelves appropriate for museum shelving systems. Museum pieces, such as mounted artwork, antique artifacts, and hard-bound books can be extremely heavy, requiring them to be displayed or stored in durable storage units. Mobile shelves will make it easier to make room for the storage of new museum pieces, as well as facilitate the transfer of display items from one exhibit location to another.
Today’s mobile shelving technology has indeed revolutionized storage system for businesses. It has greatly improved space efficiency in workplaces and commercial establishments. Innovative suppliers like the Olpin Group can design and provide the most efficient mobile shelving systems for your office or business.
(Article Excerpt and Image from How to Organize Shelving for an Office, Ehow.com)