With successful franchise locations throughout Australia, Canada and the United States, PODS (Portable On Demand Storage), has expanded into the United Kingdom with its first franchise in Leeds, England. The Leeds operation is scheduled to begin around Aug. 1.
PODS, a moving and storage company, provides portable-storage containers and related services. Its containers are constructed of a steel frame and come in two sizes. Containers are stored at a PODS secure storage center until needed and delivered to the consumer upon notice.
Founded in 1998, Clearwater, Fla.-based PODS provides moving and storage services to a population of more than 240 million consumers. To date, the PODS network has completed more than 250,000 long-distance relocations, exceeded 1 million deliveries, and has more than 140,000 PODS containers in service. The company is considering additional expansion into Europe, Latin America, the Middle East and other countries.