PODS and 1-800-GOT-JUNK? form strategic alliance

Time for a fresh start?
PODS and 1-800-GOT-JUNK? form strategic alliance

(CLEARWATER, FL) – If you need a fresh start with moving, storage or clearing the clutter, PODS and 1-800-GOT-JUNK? have you covered.

A new strategic alliance between the two franchise giants - PODS, the leader in portable moving and storage, and 1-800-GOT-JUNK?, a full-service junk removal company, will offer special discounts and joint service solutions to residential customers and commercial businesses.

Residential customers looking to move, renovate their homes or stage them for sale have an easy and convenient way to move and store the items they want to keep and gain assistance in throwing away the rest. Commercial businesses opening new locations or renovating existing facilities can move goods, store them securely onsite and remove unwanted items using the services of the two companies. “PODS provides convenience and flexibility for moving and storing the valuables you wish to keep and 1-800-GOT-JUNK? clears out the rest,” said Christine Pierce, Chief Marketing Officer at PODS. “Together we make big projects easier and less stressful for both residential customers and businesses.”

“The alliance of two such recognizable brands offers customers of PODS and 1-800-GOT-JUNK? a strong solution for their moving, storage, and junk removal needs,” said Christene Best, Vice President Commercial Sales and Strategic Alliances at 1-800-GOT-JUNK? “We are thrilled to partner with PODS, a true industry leader.”

Corporately, PODS and 1-800-GOT-JUNK? will offer special discounts to each company’s customers, work together on joint commercial solutions and seek ways to deepen existing third party partnerships. In local markets, franchisees of both companies can work together on marketing and joint solution initiatives to promote business in their communities.

About PODS
Founded in 1998, PODS provides moving and storage services to more than 238 million consumers in 48 U.S. states, Canada, and Australia. To date, the company has completed more than 200,000 long-distance relocations, exceeded one million deliveries and has nearly 138,000 PODS® containers in service. PODS® secure containers are constructed of a steel frame and are available in three sizes: approximately 8-by-7-by-7 feet, 8-by-8-by-12 feet and 8-by-8-by-16 feet and have been tested to withstand winds of more than 110-mph when partially loaded. Information: PODS.com.

About 1-800-GOT-JUNK?
1-800-GOT-JUNK? is pioneering an industry that is helping residents and businesses remove junk and regain space. Whether it’s a pile of household junk in the garage or a warehouse full of office furnishings, 1-800-GOT-JUNK? removes it for you, making the ordinary business of junk removal exceptional. We are passionate about recycling and donating to charity. 1-800-GOT-JUNK? was founded in 1989 and now operates throughout North America and Australia. Information: www.1800gotjunk.com.