August 21, 2019 – Phoenix, AZ. OpenTech Alliance, the leading developer of innovative smart-connected technology solutions for the self storage industry, announced the release of three new API integrations for StorageTreasures customers. Integrations with storEDGE, Storage Commander, and DoorSwap, three of the leading property management solutions used by self storage facilities, will lessen the burden auctions place on storage operators. StorageTreasures.com, the leading online auction platform, is managed by majority stakeholder OpenTech Alliance.
The integrations allow customers with these PMS systems to automate the import of tenant auction data directly from the property management software into StorageTreasures. The feature not only saves operators time, but also reduces the chance for human error or omission of important information that can invalidate an auction.
Operators that took advantage of StorageTreasures’ API integrations with SiteLink and Centershift have tangibly reduced this risk by automating this portion of the auction process. “With our auctions on StorageTreasures and integrated with our property management software, there’s a lot less room for error,” said Dana Petry, Operations Manager for Amsdell Companies (dba Compass Self Storage). “It removes that element of liability from the process – sometimes an employee can enter one wrong number, and it’s very easy to do – and that one slip of the finger can really cause an issue. Because it’s all automated, we don’t have any issues.”
These new integrations are among many enhancements available to StorageTreasures customers, designed to simplify the auction process. Other recent additions include StorageTreasures’ integration with the SiteLink PMS, and an Auction Review Service add-on powered by OpenTech Alliance to review lien files for accuracy and legal compliance.
“One of the biggest advantages StorageTreasures offers operators is our commitment to continuous improvement – and our strong relationships with other vendors in the industry,” stated Chelsea Horne, Product Owner for StorageTreasures. “Wrongful lien sales happen. StorageTreasures wants to help operators reduce that risk with automation – and eventually extend automation through the entire lifecycle of a storage lien sale.”
StorageTreasures is the premier online auction platform, trusted by over 8,500 storage facilities to complete more than 1 million self storage lien sales. Learn more about StorageTreasures here, or contact us today to get started.