Inside Self-Storage (ISS) has released a free whitepaper from OpenTech Alliance Inc. on "2011 Self-Storage Kiosk Usage," which provides insight and statistics regarding the use of self-serve kiosks and related technology at self-storage facilities nationwide between Jan. 1 and Dec. 31, 2011. The whitepaper is available for download at www.insideselfstorage.com/Whitepapers.aspx.
The data analysis draws on four years of information to better demonstrate industry trends. The whitepaper will assist self-storage owners in comparing their kiosk performance against an aggregate and evaluate the potential of implementing kiosks at their facilities. It also sheds light on consumer behavior, including when and how they want to do self-storage business, and answers common questions about self-service kiosks.
Phoenix-based OpenTech Alliance develops innovative products that increase revenue, reduce operating costs and improve customer convenience for self-storage businesses. The company's solutions include INSOMNIAC kiosks starting at $1,500, INSOMNIAC Live! call-center services starting at $25 per month, and Self Storage Cloud services such as INSOMNIAC Web and Mobile for renting, paying and managing accounts online.
For more than 20 years, ISS has provided informational resources to self-storage owners, managers, developers and investors. Its educational offerings include a monthly magazine, an online store, annual tradeshows, an extensive website, an education institute and Self-Storage Talk, the industry’s largest online community.