September 2, 2011 10:58 AM
SiteLink, a developer of software for self storage facilities, announced that they have released the next version of their free online training tools. SiteLink is a powerful program that single- and multi-facility owners use to manage and track their business.
The updated online training tools have an improved user interface and navigation that uses icons and is based on online program. The icons are linked to over 200 training videos and cover features such as move-ins and move-outs, payments, in-store merchandise purchased, walk-ins, daily close-out, and billing. [More]
September 1, 2011 2:41 PM
The current economic times have been both a boon and a thorn to the self storage industry. On one hand they have helped the industry grow and become even more profitable than before with so many people looking/needing to downsize their living arrangements. [More]
September 1, 2011 11:05 AM
This year, Tennessee, Nevada, California, and Illinois passed legislation that impacted storage facility owners. The legislation addresses lien notices, sale of property, guidelines for issues involving late fees, and enforcement procedures.
The new legislation in Tennessee went into effect on July 1, 2011. Dee Sharp, Tennessee Self Storage Association President, said, "The passing of this bill is a significant milestone for our industry because it gives parameters that level the playing field among competitors and protects consumers' interests." [More]