Warehouse Selection Criteria

The selection of a storage or warehouse facility by a high-tech company storing expensive goods should be carefully weighed by a risk manager. Factors such as the building's construction, fire protection, security, and cargo handling practices are just a few of the many things that should go into the decision.

This bulletin presents guidelines and best practices for such companies to use when leasing a warehouse space, contemplating entering into a contract with a third-party warehouse operator or, even, presently occupying warehouse space.