Not every Houston warehouse is made the same.
With the bigger companies, you can get offers or services provided that seem incredible, but you don’t know the true quality of what they offer. With the smaller guys, you can get the same offering, but you receive great service also. Let’s face it, if the small guy doesn’t do a good job, he stands to lose his local reputation, which could ruin his business. To choose the best company to work with, keep in mind the following:
- Do be sure to comparison shop. Comparison shopping is the best way to find the best deal on the market, but don’t just go with the lowest bidder. The cheapest service may also come with the cheapest quality. Instead, consider price, along with how much you trust the individual who was offering you the services. If you get the best price, but an untrustworthy individual, it will cost more time and money than someone requesting a higher price, but who also acts in a more trustworthy manner. It sounds simple, but not everyone who seeks a new service keeps this point in mind.
- Check the quality of their facilities. Make sure the company you are considering working with has electronic inventory tracking, automatic sprinklers, and a security system in place. These options seem standard, but the fact is not everyone offers them, and not every company uses them to your full advantage.