26 May 2015 by Joe Ogden
In an uncertain economy businesses have to respond quickly to any orders to keep their production up and their costs down. A temporary structure is the ideal solution.
Companies Have to Respond to Demand
Any company that’s trying to rebuild its reputation and brand following a period of recession may well have downsized in a bid to keep costs to a minimum. A sudden order requires access to stock and materials, as well as staff. Contract staff are relatively easy to hire, but unless the company had hired a temporary warehouse to store surplus stock and plant, it may have problems trying to fulfil an order, and therefore lose the potentially lucrative contract.
Space is at a Premium
Temporary structures are also invaluable when the price of land is rising, and industrial units are difficult to obtain. Rather than wait for a suitable building to buy, it may be more useful to invest in a temporary structure. You can place the building alongside your existing premises, space permitting, and you can also convert part of your temporary structure into office space.
Anyone trying to expand just outside a major city will appreciate the problems of trying to find a well-insulated contemporary building that can house office workers as well as goods and machinery. Also, should trade stagnate, the temporary structure can be sent back to the hire company.
In today’s business life it’s the companies that prove they are agile that are the ones that survive. Temporary structures are ideal for this environment.