UNITS Moving and Portable Storage Awards New Territory in Northern New Jersey
Their 35th Franchise Awarded Nationally Begins a Charge into the Northeast for Booming Moving and Portable Storage Franchise
March 17, 2020 // Franchising.com // CHARLESTON, S.C. - UNITS® Moving and Portable Storage, a national moving and portable storage franchise headquartered in Charleston, South Carolina, awarded a new territory in Northern New Jersey. The franchise is the first in New Jersey and the second franchise in the Northeast, joining Allentown, Pennsylvania.
“The Northeastern U.S. is an area we are eager to develop, and Northern New Jersey is a terrific area for that push to begin,” UNITS Moving and Portable Storage CEO Michael McAlhany said. “We’re thrilled with the ownership team that will develop New Jersey, and are optimistic there will be more to come!”
UNITS Moving and Portable Storage of Northern New Jersey was awarded to the husband and wife team of Matt Coolidge and Barbara Martin of Pequannock, New Jersey. Matt, an information technology professional, is excited to bring a UNITS Moving and Portable Storage franchise to his wife’s home state and the place he’s called home since 1991.
“Barbara and I couldn’t be happier to open the first UNITS Moving and Portable Storage in New Jersey,” he said. “The area is seeing terrific growth and has a great business environment that we’re excited to join.”
The franchise is expected to open in the summer of 2020.
UNITS Moving and Portable Storage directly competes in a $42 billion industry that includes self-storage, on-site storage, self-service moving and long-distance moves. Today, one out of every 11 Americans rents a storage container, the majority of them (52 percent) report that they rented their storage unit for one year or longer.
About UNITS® Moving and Portable Storage
Established in 2004, UNITS® Moving and Portable Storage was founded by Michael McAlhany during the emergence of the moving and portable storage industry. The company's mission was to provide personal customer service and supply the most innovative and highest quality equipment. Nationwide UNITS Moving and Portable Storage are locally-owned and operated and familiar with the communities they serve. UNITS Moving and Portable Storage offers high-quality constructed containers featuring barn-style doors and all-steel construction. The UNITS Moving and Portable Storage container is clean, weather-resistant, spacious and available in 12-ft. and 16-ft. lengths. The UNITS Moving and Portable Storage robotic delivery system is the most technologically advanced in the industry, virtually eliminating any shift in contents when lifting containers on and off transport vehicles and placing them in tight areas where competitors can’t. The container may be placed in a UNITS Moving and Portable Storage service center or at the customer’s desired location, always at ground level for easy access. The national network of UNITS Moving and Portable Storage and Service Centers currently services over 500 cities in North America with additional locations scheduled to open in 2020.
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