Supplying into the removals & storage sector – an increase in popularity?

One of the common uses for containers is for storage purposes. Shipping containers are robust, secure and long lasting structures that provide an ideal solution to any storage requirements. They are wind and waterproof and are manufactured using high quality Corten Steel, ensuring that your valuables are safe and protected. 

In the UK, the self-storage industry has increased in popularity over the last decade with over 700 self-storage sites, demonstrating the immense popularity of this form of storage. This means that removal companies have taken a deep interest in the sector as the two industries often go hand in hand. Removal companies have started to diversify their portfolios by offering containerised self-storage as an option for after the removals process has taken place.

It enables removal companies the ability to cut out the middle man and increase their profitability and revenue. For companies like Boxtor who supply premium specification containers across the UK, this has increased the scope of companies which we can offer shipping containers to. 

About Self Storage

Although the popularity of the industry is increasing substantially, there is some common confusion as to what a self-storage site can offer. Here are some of the common uses for self-storage and some of the reasons that removal companies have started to branch out into this sector:

  • Moving house
  • Home renovations
  • Storage of garden furniture, equipment and tools
  • Storage of vehicles
  • Storage of sports/hobby equipment
  • Storage of stock for business owners
  • Archiving business documents
  • Working/moving abroad
  • Student storage during holidays

As you can see this industry is perfect for removal companies to branch into, as it means they can provide their customers with a secure and protected location for the items they have just removed.

How can we help at Boxtor?

At Boxtor we supply the UK removals market with top quality shipping containers at a very competitive price. We pride ourselves in our attention to detail, response times, clear communication and industry leading customer service. 

Therefore, whatever your need for you self-storage site or if you are branching into the new industry as a removals company, at Boxtor we aim to make your containerised self-storage experience as easy and straightforward as possible, whilst providing industry leading advice, support & most importantly – quality new shipping containers of the highest specification!

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