Add-On Services


  • Mobile Mini to Merge With Mobile Storage Group
    Portable-storage providers Mobile Mini Inc. of Tempe, Ariz. and Mobile Storage Group Inc. of Glendale, Calif., have entered a definitive merger agreement. ...More
    February 26, 2008 Posted in News
  • Total Recall SQL Version 5.3
    DHS Worldwide's Total Recall SQL Version 5.3 software provides new functionality in mobile-storage management for multi-site operations and inter-franchise or inter-corporate relocations. ...More
    February 21, 2008 Posted in News
  • SMARTBOX Portable Storage Makes Franchise 500 List
    SMARTBOX, a provider of portable-storage and moving services, has been named to Entrepreneur magazine’s Franchise 500, an annual list by rank of the top 500 franchises in the world. ...More
    January 30, 2008 Posted in News
  • On the Record: Growing Your Records-Management Business
    So you’ve decided to expand your self-storage business and profit by getting into records management? Good decision, especially since some operators may be experiencing a little less business activity, resulting from the housing slowdown and markets oversaturated with ...More
    January 17, 2008 Christine Spisto Posted in Articles
  • Records Storage: How to Learn More
    If records storage has gotten your attention but you just don’t know if it fits into your facility, there are several things you can do to facilitate the decision-making process. First and foremost, you need to gather the facts about this profitable add-on service. ...More
    January 2, 2008 Cary F. McGovern Posted in Articles
  • Legal Perspectives: Cell Tower Leases and Your Self-Storage Facility, Part II
    Many owners and operators have fallen in love with an unexpected source of revenue at their self-storage facilities: a cell tower. Once it’s up and running on your property, it may seem like easy street. Getting there, though, can be a different story. Assuming you can ...More
    November 9, 2007 Jeffrey Greenberger Posted in Articles, Legal Issues, Management
  • On the Record: Software Training ... Like Riding a Bike
    Recently, I watched my neighbor teach his son how to ride a brand-new two-wheeler. Do you remember when and how you learned to do the same? From a distance, little Adam looked like a proud expert on his “big boy bike.” But at closer range, you could see his training wheels ...More
    November 9, 2007 Chris Spisto Posted in Articles
  • Boat & RV Storage Scene: Dakota Park Boat and RV Storage
    Before it could become a viable project, Dakota Park Boat and RV Storage in Fresno, Calif., had to overcome a whole bundle of obstacles.First, the property is an odd shape, which made it difficult to incorporate the number of units needed for the development to succeed. The ...More
    November 9, 2007 Posted in Articles
  • Legal Perspectives: Cell Tower Leases and Your Self-Storage Facility [Part I of II]
    Many owners and operators have fallen in love with an unexpected source of revenue at their self-storage facilities: a cell tower. Once it’s up and running on your property, it may seem like easy street. Getting there, though, can be a different story. Assuming you can ...More
    November 1, 2007 Jeffrey Greenberger Posted in Articles, Legal Issues, Management
  • Records Storage: No More Myths, Just the Basics
    Records storage offered in a self-storage environment can be simple and require very little labor. If you’ve considered offering an ancillary service but have been frightened away by the thought of more work, it’s time you learned about records management. When I started ...More
    November 1, 2007 Cary F. McGovern Posted in Articles