As you might already be aware of, one of the key elements to a successful business is organization, be it in planning out your goals, or in the actual arrangement of your physical space. Whether you are a retailer with a small shop, or a wholesaler with a large warehouse, setting up your stockroom properly is essential.
It isn’t really efficient nor practical business to have your employees waste their minutes scouring through shelves to return the items they have used. Instead, set up organized and labeled bins in accessible locations around your stock room. Toss documents, records or tools in their appropriate bin to be organized only near the end of the working day.
You can maximize the storage capacity of your stock room without sacrificing organization by having shelves set up. If you have a lack of space, opt for mobile shelving; this system is more or less sills on wheels, so you can merge the shelves together to save space every time you need to.
Businesses with limited space might find it useful to have their employees store their belongings in the stock room. Nevertheless, you should make sure that their personal belongings won’t get mixed up with the merchandise stored in there. To avoid such confusion, you could opt to set up lockers or cubbies in the room for employees to use.