Zippy Shell USA LLC, which offers door-to-door mobile self-storage, was named among the top franchising trends for 2010 in the Moving and Storage Services category by Entrepreneur magazine.
Zippy Shell USA offers mobile self-storage solutions for customers looking to store, de-clutter or move their goods. Zippy Shell mobile-storage containers can be parked as a registered vehicle in and around cities, and are equipped with an alarm and GPS system.
"The Zippy Shell brand was born from a group of franchising industry veterans who saw a market need and are fulfilling it with a unique business opportunity," said Rick Del Sontro, company president. "The Zippy Shell system demonstrated success across Australia, and it was a viable model to be brought to the United States."
Zippy Shell USA, a member of the International Franchise Association and several trade organizations, has a presence in 25 markets across the United States including.
"We've definitely seen an uptick in interest across several major metro areas and expect continued expansion,” Del Sontro said.