Zippy Shell to Acquire Raleigh, NC Franchise

October 12, 2015 // // Washington, D.C. - Zippy Shell Storage Operations (ZSSO), a wholly owned subsidiary of Zippy Shell Incorporated, is thrilled to announce the acquisition of the Zippy Shell Raleigh location. Zippy Shell continues its recent growth with another location in North Carolina.

Owners of the Raleigh Zippy Shell franchise, Greg and Jerrie Williams, have operated the franchise for over three years prior to selling their business to Zippy Shell Incorporated. Zippy Shell will now cover the entire Research Triangle including Raleigh, Cary, Chapel Hill and Durham.

In addition to the Raleigh acquisition, ZSSO has expanded to the nearby Greensboro & Burlington markets.

"Acquiring the Raleigh market allows us to cover the entire Research Triangle," says Rick Del Sontro, CEO of Zippy Shell Incorporated. "Greg and Jerrie did a great job of building the business and we are looking forward to expanding upon their success."

"There are a lot of 'strategic' changes happening for the company, and we are looking forward to seeing continued growth," noted Del Sontro. "Greg will be coming aboard the corporate staff as the head of logistics for our operations."

Dennis O'Connell, EVP of Market Operations adds, "The expansion of Zippy Shell throughout the U.S. is key to our ongoing growth strategy. We are confident that Raleigh will continue to be a great area for Zippy Shell. Whether it is storage or moving, Zippy Shell provides a customer-focused business model that is unparalleled in these industries."

Zippy Shell Incorporated is the fastest growing and most reliable moving and storage company in the industry with over 110 sold locations across the nation. Zippy Shell was listed as #470 on the 2015 Inc. 500 List.

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About Zippy Shell

Zippy Shell Incorporated, member of the Entrepreneur Magazine's 2015, 'Best 500 Franchises,' is a national organization, dedicated to enhancing the portable self-storage and moving industry. The company includes Zippy Shell, ZippyU (student storage), Zippy Shell Storage Operations (ZSSO) and related properties. Headquartered in Washington, D.C., Zippy Shell currently has 54 independently operated, corporately operated or jointly operated facilities in 110 markets. Zippy Shell® is an exclusively licensed trademark of Zippy Shell Incorporated. For more information, visit the Zippy Shell website at

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