Definition of Self Storage

As the name implies, is a small barn (locker) in a building / complex that can be accessed yourself with good security systems (security, door access, CCTV, etc.). So what’s the difference between Safe Deposit Box (self-storage) and warehousing in general?

Safe deposit box has a high level of security as fireproof building and other. Because the rental rates charged are very expensive with small dimensions and therefore expensive usually barang2 saved is valuable items such as gold, important documents, certificates of land and so on. From the dimensions of the room Self Storage has a smaller size than usual warehousing facilities but it has better security. Therefore Self Storage is intended for individuals who live in an upscale apartment or do not have a shed at home. Self Storage is usually used to store barang2 rarely used such as wine, clothing, shoes, handbags, bicycles, motorcycles, document / records etc. For a small company can function as a self-storage logistics warehouse to store inventory.

The first concept of Self Storage emerged in 1970 in the United States and then developed into Australia, Canada, Europe, New Zealand, Japan South Korea Malaysia and Singapore. Benar2 growing business since 2003 with the growth of over 20% every year. Self Storage growing along with the growth of vertical housing in big cities. Land prices are more expensive and limited room apartment making the apartment dwellers need a warehouse that is not too large to store items that are not used or pleasure or hobby. Self-storage also has some size that you can customise to your needs.

Online businesses and small businesses also need a small warehouse. For small businesses, if it makes its own warehouse will drain capital and if renting warehousing regular large volumes would require costly.