The importance of office storage solutionsPublished 18.05.18
Organisation is key to success within the office environment. Having a tidy office where documents are kept and stored in a specific place vastly improves efficiency among the workforce, thus increasing productivity.
So, with this in mind, we’ve listed a few of the benefits the right office storage solutions can have for businesses:
One of the major benefits of having efficient office storage is that it saves a considerable amount of time. Employees working in an unorganised office full of clutter can take extra time trying to find a specific document and, chances are, they might not find it at all. But if all paperwork is kept neatly filed away, it can take just seconds for an employee to find what they’re after.
Being able to securely maintain and instantly locate valuable documents also allows employees to invest more of their time in being productive.
Having the comfort of knowing where to locate an important document without the need to frantically search for it, can even reduce stress in the workplace.
Another problem with an unorganised office is that it can become a maze to navigate, leading to it becoming a potential health hazard if an employee trips over scattered stacks of files. A functional space, where storage solutions such as cabinets are put in place, will open up more floor space and ultimately create a safer environment.
It doesn’t matter how productive or efficient a company is, if a potential client or future employee walks into messy, cluttered office, their first impression isn’t going to be great.
A tidy, spacious office where documents are systematically stored with drawers, cabinets and shelving creates a professional working environment that will impress visitors.
As mentioned in a previous blog, it takes just a tenth of a second for someone to form an impression of their surroundings. Therefore, utilising office space to showcase a company’s brand maximises the chance of building and retaining customers and employees.
Storage solutions don’t have to be dull, big and bulky units. This is a chance for businesses to showcase their creative flair and blueprint their values into their designs. Utilising wall-to-ceiling spaces with slick shelving and streamlined cabinets will create an aesthetically pleasing workspace, where employees can go about their day-to-day activities in a clutter-free environment.
Storage walls are also a great way to get creative as they offer a lot of space and are unobtrusive. Built into the walls of an office, they provide extra space to store everything from coats and bags to documents and files, and can even be customised to suit a business’ style.
At Cobus, we design and fit office storage solutions that can make your business an organised, safe and attractive environment. If a workplace is kept organised, productivity will thrive, and potential employees, consumers and investors will be more likely to recognise and respect your business.