Mobile-storage company Portable on Demand Storage (PODS) has agreed to a marketing alliance with UniGroup Inc., the parent company of United Van Lines and Mayflower Transit.
UniGroup will have access to PODS' fleet of 138,000 moving and storage containers serviced by 166 franchise and corporate locations through out the United States. In exchange, PODS will have access to professional packing and loading services through a network of United Van Lines and Mayflower Transit agents with nearly 750 locations.
UniGroup entered the portable-container moving and storage market in 2006 with its brand SAM – Store and Move. The SAM network of 92 dealers in 65 cities in the United States will continue to provide portable containers under the new agreement.
Founded in 1998, PODS provides moving and storage services to more than 238 million consumers in 48 U.S. states, Canada, and Australia.