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Zippy Shell vs PODS

PODS VS.
1-800-PACK-RAT

Looking at us side-by-side, it’s clear why we’re the industry leader.

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PODS VS. 1-800-Pack-Rat

Pack Rat Vs PODS

WHY 1-800-PACK-RAT CAN’T MEASURE UP TO PODS

20 years ago we decided to make moving and storage easier and less stressful by redesigning the experience around your needs. We knew we had a revolutionary idea. Because soon after, copycats like 1-800-PACK-RAT began popping up everywhere. But none of them can match our experience, fleet size, or huge national network. Take a look for yourself.
 

PODS RANKS #1 IN CUSTOMER SATISFACTION FOR MOVING

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It’s always nice to get some love, especially when it’s in recognition of how we treat our customers. That’s why we’re so excited to announce that an independent survey commissioned by Newsweek Magazine ranks PODS #1 in customer satisfaction for the moving category. See? We don’t just talk about our dedication to great customer service like 
1-800-PACK-RAT, we actually deliver!
 

WHAT TO LOOK OUT FOR IF YOU’RE LOOKING AT 1-800-PACK-RAT

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Non-transparent pricing

There are certain things you should keep your eyes open for if you’re considering 1-800-PACK-RAT for storage. One of the most important is pricing. PODS builds storage facility fees into our primary quote, while your primary quote from 1-800 PACK-RAT will offer storage at their facilities as a monthly add on fee. So be sure to read the fine print and understand exactly what you’re paying for.
 
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Delivery Restrictions

Every portable moving and storage company needs enough space to maneuver your container into place. But some need more space than others. 1-800-PACK-RAT requires a clearance of 55' in length to place their container on your property. PODS only needs a clearance length of 40' to deliver our sturdy, steel framed containers. 
 
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LIMITED SERVICE AREA AND CONTAINER AVAILABILITY

A portable moving and storage company isn’t much good to you if it doesn’t have the containers you need when you need them, can’t deliver them to your new home, or doesn’t have a storage facility nearby. PODS offers the largest fleet and biggest network, with twice the locations and 3X the containers as 1-800-PACK-RAT. We also have 230 secure Storage Centers nationwide. That means more availability for you, and more control when it comes to scheduling.
 
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COMPROMISED QUALITY FOR A CHEAPER PRICE

Our 20 years of experience and huge, nationwide network means we’ve become very efficient. But we’ll never compromise on the excellent quality of our service, which is reflected in our #1 ranking for customer service by Newsweek. So if you see a better price out there, think about what they had to compromise on to get there.

We've Seen it All. MOved It all. stored it all.

20

Years in business

 

3.7 million

Deliveries

 

14,000

Cities serviced

How PODS Works

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Get It & Load It

Unlike other moving companies, we deliver a container to you. Take all the time you need to load it. And if you want help, we can connect you with packing and loading companies in your area.
Keep your belongings safe and sound

Keep It

Choose storage on site
 and keep your container on your property for as long as you like to enjoy easy, anytime access to your stuff.
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Store It

Why do self storage? We'll pick up your loaded container and bring it to a local PODS Storage Center, where it will be safe and secure until you need it again. 

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Move It

We'll take care of driving your portable container to your new home, whether you're moving across town or across the country.
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MOVING AND STORAGE THE WAY YOU NEED IT DONE 

Take your time moving with PODS

DIY moving to full-service options

Get as much or as little help as you want from the packing and loading companies we can refer.
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We do all the driving

We deliver and pick-up your container and can move it across town or across the country. 
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Huge nationwide network

PODS covers 47 states, including Hawaii. So we go where you’re going.
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