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Demand for storage solutions surge in COVID times

COVID-19 has created an unprecedented situation worldwide. The upheavals we are having to face are endless, however, amidst the negative impacts there’s a ray of hope for the secure storage industry, as customer enquiries and online searches for storage rentals surge in India as well as many places across the world.

This spike in demand for storage facilities coincided with the increased imposition of work from home directives from organisations globally. However, there has been a significant shift in the trend of the inquiries that the relocation companies have been receiving after the global lockdown has been imposed. Usually, there used to be a 50/50 split between business and domestic inquiries. After the lockdown, there are far more domestic inquiries, with the ratio altering to 10/90. And, this is because people are keen to shift back to their hometowns and work from home to save on the rent of houses in bigger cities.

COVID-19 has created a situation where work from home for an extensive period has and can become a new normal for at least some time now. In India, people from small towns who had been working in IT hubs like Bengaluru and Gurugram, are now shifting back home because shelling out high rents become pointless, because of the work from home scenario. In such cases, their belongings need to be kept in secure storage facilities, till things become normalised and they return once more or figure out what’s to be done at a later point in time.

Writer Relocations, as one of the leading global removal companies offers complete secure home and commercial storage solutions tailored specifically for the needs of the customers.

During this COVID-19 situation, it will be useful to have a place to keep your goods safe. Our secure storage solutions give you the opportunity to do just that. And we always abide by all hygiene and sanitisation measures to keep our facilities clean and disinfected.

And just as individuals are looking for storage solutions for their goods, even companies are seeking to be able to save on rental expenses by putting their assets into storage. Since most of the staff members are working from home, organisations are venturing to shift to smaller spaces and or no offices even in certain cases and storing their assets for the next 9-12 months to wade out the COVID-19 storm. To know how you can opt for an office move and at the same time make sure the work isn’t impacted, read our blog planning an office move without hampering your business productivity.

There are certain specific features that customers, be it individuals or offices, usually look for, when selecting a storage solution:

Reliability

People might be relocating to their hometowns in this COVID-19 situation, but they are keen to ensure their goods are safe and secure. So, they want to assign their goods to a company they can rely upon – a brand that has a name for being safe and trustworthy.

Similarly, the office goods that include documents, papers, files and certainly equipment, assets and furniture, are usually very crucial and need to be kept safe and even handled with caution and care.

Safety

Customers will opt for a storage solution that harps on the safety factor primarily. CCTV cameras and 24/7 security provisions are compulsory for all storage facilities.

Experience

It’s a natural human tendency to assign valuable possessions to a provider that has the experience for years, when it comes to safely storing goods and ensuring they are unscathed during the entire tenure.

Regardless of the storage solution, you choose, it’s good to know that with Writer Relocations, you’re assured of the peace of mind. When it comes to secure storage, we offer all our customers an assurance on which you can rely completely. After all, with 65 years of packing, moving, storing, and unpacking under our belt, and 2 million square feet of warehousing space, be rest assured that you’re in safe hands.

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