Zippy Shell Launches the Zippy U® Program, the Student Storage Brand Extension, across the Country

March 26, 2014 // // Washington, DC - Zippy Shell USA, LLC announced the launch of the ZippyU brand program; a student storage brand extension. ZippyU Student Storage provides convenient and affordable storage by the box, perfect for any college student. This spring, participating Zippy Shell locations will offer the ZippyU program and provide storage services to over 50 colleges and universities across the nation.

Participating Zippy Shell locations will offer the Zippy U program which offers customizable packages perfect for the college student who has just a few boxes or an apartment full of items. Each package includes concierge service with free in room pick up and re-delivery, packing materials, and four months of storage from May to August, with the option to extend storage packages to accommodate for study abroad.

"We're excited to launch an affordable storage solution for college students. Students are one of the fastest growing segments of the self storage market. Zippy Shell management believes the brand will become a comprehensive storage and moving solution for all ages," noted Alex Stevens ZippyU project manager.

To kick off the launch of the Zippy U® program Zippy Shell USA released a brand new commercial debuting the 2014 "Zippy U Pickup Lines" campaign. The campaign is built around six innuendo inspired storage related pickup lines to appeal to students.

Rick Del Sontro, President of Zippy Shell USA noted "The ZippyU Brand is allowing us to make storage not only convenient and very affordable but also fun for college students. The team has done a great job of creating awareness for the service through campus events, social media, a fun commercial and a new website. With the ZippyU program, we are addressing an expanding demographic of storage users."

ZippyU representatives are now accepting customer reservations for the college spring move out 2014. Visit to book your student's summer storage today.

The fast moving and continued growth of the Zippy Shell® Brand recently earned the company the rank of #368 Entrepreneur Magazine's Top 500 Franchises and #28 in Entrepreneur's Top New Franchise list for 2014. The Zippy Shell offering was also announced as a recipient of the Franchise Business Review 2014 Franchisee Satisfaction Award

About Zippy Shell

Zippy Shell USA, LLC is a domestic franchisor of a patent pending and unique mobile self-storage system. The Zippy Shell system currently has 41 independent owned operators of the Zippy Shell Brand in 75 markets. Zippy Shell USA, LLC is headquartered in Washington DC. Entrepreneurs interested in learning more about Zippy Shell franchise opportunities should visit Each Zippy Shell location is independently owned and operated. Zippy Shell ® is an exclusive licensed trademark of Zippy Shell USA., LLC.

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