Many companies need to store large amounts of raw materials, finished products and other goods. Buying a warehouse is a possibility, but it’s a very expensive proposition. The cost of such a large building is, in itself, enough to make many business owners think twice. When the costs of mortgage interest, insurance and warehouse employees are added in, it can become an unfeasible solution.
Fortunately, there is a way to get your needed warehouse storage space without the high expense. You can work with a warehousing service to take care of your storage and inventory handling needs. These service providers don’t just hand you the keys to a warehouse. They also take care of shipping and receiving, distribution and climate-control needs. Distribution capabilities range from handling dock-to-dock shipping all the way to picking and packing of individual items.
Thanks to all of the services performed by full-featured warehouse companies, you will be freed from handling a wide variety of tasks when you hire one. This will make your operation run much smoother and save you from a plethora of administrative duties. Even better, you don’t have to use an entire warehouse when you use a service provider like us. Instead, you can rent only the space you need to cover your current requirements. This flexibility is great for companies that experience seasonal spikes in activity or storage needs.
Companies with advanced or unique needs aren’t out of luck when it comes to warehouse services. Warehouses are available that offer specific levels of cooling, humidity control, a variety of distribution services, international shipping and more. With all of these benefits, it’s no wonder that more and more businesses are outsourcing their warehousing and distribution operations. If you take the time to check out all of the possibilities, chances are you’ll decide that this is the best option for your company as well.
Contact us today to learn more about our various warehouse locations, many of which are conveniently located near major railways and ports. For our northern Florida clients, our Jacksonville location is strategically located in a foreign trade zone.