Your business may benefit from some offsite storage, whether that's for records, overstock of retail inventory or new inventory not yet ready for store shelves, for rarely-used equipment, or for a host of other items that may simply get in the way at your office or storefront. Offsite storage can be more economical than the cost of renting a larger office or warehouse space, and a self-storage facility can even offer more security than you have at your own location.
There are a million and one things to think about when you start up a new business, and one of the furthest from many business owner's minds is the subject of document storage. In an increasing reliance on technology, some companies chose to store their documents online. But, for reasons discussed shortly, a physical document storage will suit you better when starting out. As a new business owner who wants some guidance on where to start when it comes to records management, consider the following three points.