Zippy Shell Expands to Jacksonville, Florida

January 19, 2016 // // Washington, D.C. - Zippy Shell Incorporated, the Washington, D.C. based moving and self-storage company, is thrilled to announce the expansion of their franchise system with the addition of Zippy Shell of Jacksonville, Florida.

Zippy Shell of Jacksonville, owned and operated by Joe and his son, Bobby Bowers, will play a huge part in growing the Zippy Shell national footprint. "On behalf of Bobby and I, we are delighted to be the newest members of the Zippy Shell Family. We were very impressed with the Zippy Shell Ownership, Directors and Corporate Associates on our initial trip to Washington, D.C.," said Joe Bowers. "We are convinced that Zippy Shell is the most cost effective moving and storage alternative in the market today and we are excited to have this business opportunity. The Zippy Shell alternative is simple, fast and convenient which adds value for our subsequent North Florida customers."

"Jacksonville is the largest city by population in the state of Florida, and the largest city by area in the contiguous United States. Jacksonville is Florida's youngest city with an average age of 35. This plays perfectly with the Zippy Shell demographic," said Bobby Bowers, co-owner of Zippy Shell Jacksonville. "More and more today, the demographic of who is utilizing moving and storage services is shifting and we believe this part of our country is perfectly positioned to take advantage of the Zippy Shell services."

"Zippy Shell of Jacksonville is the Gateway to Florida and we are excited to service this market with our convenient and prompt service at a competitive price," said Rick Del Sontro, CEO of Zippy Shell. "We have been looking for the perfect partner to grow this market and we believe Joe's past experience makes him the ideal candidate to open this franchise."

Zippy Shell of Jacksonville is scheduled to open in February 2016.

About Zippy Shell

Zippy Shell Incorporated is a national provider of portable storage and moving services.Through a network of franchise locations and licensed partners, Zippy Shell provides nationwide moving and storage services. Headquartered in Washington, D.C., Zippy Shell has over 50 independently and corporately operated facilities in approximately 120 markets. Zippy Shell® is an exclusively licensed trademark of Zippy Shell Incorporated.

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