Monthly Archives: September 2014


The Growth of the Self-Storage Industry in Australia

The Growth of the Self-Storage Industry in Australia Image Credit: Scott Meyers, CC BY 2.0 Caption: People in Australia are seeing self storage as a cost-effective and convenient solution to storing their belongings and valuables. Forty years ago, self storage was an alien concept in Australia, but since its introduction into the country in the 1970s, the industry has continued to develop and, from the early 1990s onwards, has continued to grow rapidly. The market is made up of smaller and larger operators, and the growth of the sector has seen a diverse range of options, including mobile self-storage options [...]

2014-09-10T12:09:10+00:00September 10th, 2014|News, Perth Storage News|

A Preview of an Impressive Line-Up at the Brisbane Boat Show

A Preview of an Impressive Line-Up at the Brisbane Boat Show   The addition of new model boats, including pedal-powered and inflatable fishing kayaks, locally built offshore aluminium boats and imported fibreglass centre console rigs from the largest names in the marine industry, will make this year’s Brisbane Boat Show even more diverse. The additions follow a flotilla of new models already foreshadowed for the show as well as new engines, fishing gear and electronics. The Manufacturers and Their Entries Stacer is set to display their Ocean Ranger 679 Hardtop for the first time at a show in south-east Queensland. [...]

2014-09-08T12:06:26+00:00September 8th, 2014|News, Perth Storage News|

5 New Self-Storage Automation Trends

5 New Self-Storage Automation Trends   Since recovering from the recession, self-storage companies have looked to expense management as a main driver of profitability. At the same time, finding ways to get occupancy rate and increasing market share have been a major industry challenge. As self-serve solutions have become increasingly effective, many operators have deployed automated tools to help cut operational costs, generate revenue and improve customer satisfaction. Here are 5 automation trends that are now helping self-storage operators attain success. The Convenience Craze Easing the way of doing business with self-storage facilities became an industry-wide objective in 2013. As [...]

2014-09-05T11:58:20+00:00September 5th, 2014|News, Perth Storage News|