Average # of Employees:
Year Established: 2004
Year First Franchised: 2006
UNITS Moving and Portable Storage
WHO ARE WE?
UNITS Mobile Storage is a rapidly growing company in the $50+ Billion a year moving & storage industry. In the past, Self Storage has been dominated by "fixed location" service providers, which means that people needed to load their belongings into a truck, deliver those items to a storage facility, unload what they just loaded and then be ready to repeat the process when they need to retrieve their belongings! This outdated difficult, inefficient and time consuming task has been replaced by a more convenient and less expensive alternative...UNITS! We deliver a container(s) to our customers, allow them to load at their convenience, retrieve it and then either store it in our climate controlled warehouse or deliver it to its final destination. The business provides: Greater convenience, quality, value & service for our customers. Interstate moves, helping someone move from one city or state to another, will continue to grow as we build out our national network.
Flexible Franchise Models
Owner operated or Semi-Absentee? We offer the flexibility to fit your lifestyle. Some partners spend as little as 10-15 hours per week on the business with a qualified manager in place and 1-2 employees. Others take a larger role in the franchise by managing the day-to-day operations.
Everything Customers Need
UNITS® provides all of their clients with the necessary materials and equipment to better help make moving and storage efficient and stress-free.
Easy and Cost-Effective Moving
Use of a ROBO® unit delivery system helps keep your UNITS container level at all times, minimizing the overall cost of the delivery equipment when compared to competitors like PODS, U-Haul, 1-800-Pack-Rat and other moving and storage companies.
Proven Management Team
The UNITS® Senior Leadership Team represents over a decade of experience and success within our industry.
Highest Quality for the Best Price
UNITS® all light weight steel containers are manufactured to the highest quality industry specifications and best price exclusively to our franchisees.
Long Distance Moves
At UNITS®, our franchises have a unique understanding of the Inter-Franchise marketplace to capitalize on the changing trends in the industry related to interstate moves.
Support and Training Notes:
Financial Assistance Provided: Full Accounting and Financial Department
Site Selection Assistance: Yes
Lease Negotiation Assistance: Yes
Co-operative Advertising: Yes
Extensive three day training course in Charleston, SC. Ongoing training and support as long as relationship continues.
The ideal candidate for UNITS® Moving and Portable Storage is someone who has or has held a corporate job and desires to build a large overall asset through tangible assets/real estate. Our best performers have strong leadership and great people skills. The most successful UNITS franchise partners have a management background with an understanding of sales and marketing. From a more logistical standpoint, we require partners to have a minimum net worth of approximately $1M with $300K in liquidity. We offer preferred vendor programs to easily finance franchise models, as well. Your success within UNITS is predicated upon the following key characteristics:
Adequate capitalization and ability to obtain necessary financing for the size of the opportunity in your desired market.
Create a culture of long-term Customer Service Excellence and stability within your territory.
Be a leader but still work within the UNITS® franchise model framework to develop your partnership with UNITS® Franchise Group.
Dedication to the UNITS® core values of commitment to Excellence, Integrity, Responsibility, Respect and Transparency.
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