PODS (Portable On Demand Storage) Enterprises Inc. was recently nominated as one of the organizing industry’s best service providers by the National Association of Professional Organizers. The company was a finalist in NAPO’s 2011 Los Angeles Organizing Awards, which recognizes professional organizers who set the standard for home and business productivity as well as products and services that help consumers and businesses keep organized.
Now in their sixth year, the awards honor 24 individuals or companies in categories such as “best office organizing product,” “most helpful organizing technology,” and “best time management expert.” PODS was one of six finalists in the newly added “best services provider to the organizing industry” category.
Award winners were announced at an industry-wide event on Jan. 29. A red carpet reception, gala industry exchange, dinner and awards ceremony was held at the Sheraton Universal Hotel in Universal City. The presenting sponsor was OfficeMax. The ultimate winner in PODS’ category was junk-removal company 1-800-Got-Junk?
Based in Clearwater, Fla., and founded in 1998, PODS provides moving and storage services to a population of more than 245 million consumers and businesses in 48 U.S. states as well as Australia, Canada and the United Kingdom. To date, the PODS network has completed more than 300,000 long-distance relocations, exceeded 1.6 million deliveries and has nearly 141,000 PODS containers in service.
NAPO is a nonprofit professional association whose members include organizing consultants, speakers, trainers, authors, and manufacturers of organizing products.