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SMARTBOX Portable Storage

SMARTBOX makes the lives of the 100 million Americans who move or store easier by bringing storage right to their door and moving it conveniently, thus alleviating the time, cost, and hassle usually associated with moving and storing. SMARTBOX has created all the tools necessary for you to take part in the evolution of an industry.

Why SMARTBOX?

Consumers demand convenience. Just look at the microwave oven, GPS services, the Internet, and now portable storage. Customers have many more appealing things to do with their time than deal with the traditional, time-consuming, labor-intensive process of moving. SMARTBOX makes this process easier by delivering portable storage to a customer's door. Once filled, boxes are then picked-up and transported to the storage center and retrieved at the customer's request and delivered to their door.

SMARTBOX is part of a $40 billion dollar a year moving and storage industry that has seen significant growth over the last two decades with no signs of slowing down. SMARTBOX's evolutionary approach is changing the shape of this industry as more and more customers make the SMART choice: SMARTBOX.

Who We Are

After President and CEO Mike Lowe moved for the 12th time in 20 years, he figured there had to be a better way than renting a truck, packing and unpacking, loading and unloading, and then returning the truck within 24 hours. As a result, he assembled a group of dedicated, entrepreneurial, customer service driven individuals, with a reputation of unprecedented operational excellence to make his vision a reality. Our commitment to excellence extends to our franchise support system in the same way that it works for our purchasing, promotion, product development, and merchandising systems. You will be in business for yourself but not by yourself!

What We Provide

SMARTBOX provides all the tools you need to run a successful franchise. From our start-up programs to ongoing training and support, from our National Customer Order Center to our innovative marketing programs, our dedication to your success is our primary goal. SMARTBOX provides initial and ongoing training and support at your local franchise operation and at our Richmond, Virginia-based training facility and model storage center.

· Start-Up Services

· Exclusive Programs

· National Customer Order Center

· Protected Territories

· Long Distance moving services

· Grand Opening Support

· Extensive Training and Support

· Innovative Marketing Programs

· Television and radio consultation

· Preferred partner programs

Get Started Now!

Getting started is easy. Within 90 to 120 days of reading this, you could begin running your very own SMARTBOX franchise. Strike while the iron is hot and take advantage of a unique opportunity that is changing the way people move and store their belongings. Become a SMARTBOX portable self storage owner, and you will be on the cutting edge of a brand new industry whose time has arrived.

Who We Want

SMARTBOX seeks professional business owners and managers who are results-oriented and have previous sales and marketing experience. SMARTBOX franchisees may be active in the operations or choose to professionally manage the business. Either way, franchise owners are characterized by a strong desire to succeed in business by helping us to exceed the expectations of every SMARTBOX customer. And, finally, we also are looking for people who have the necessary financial resources to effectively develop the franchise territory. If you have an entrepreneurial spirit, want to own your own business and recognize yourself in these descriptions, SMARTBOX is the right opportunity for you.

Personal Qualifications:

· Desire to achieve results

· Commitment to the SMARTBOX Brand

· Solid marketing skills or a desire to learn

· Strong business ethic

· Belief in the system

· No background in moving or storage is necessary

Liquid Capital: $250,000 and up
Net Worth Requirements: $750,000 and up
Franchise Fee: $40,000 to $150,000 depending on the size of the territory
Minimum Territory: 200,000 people in contiguous zip codes

SUPPORT & TRAINING PROVIDED

SMARTBOX Portable Storage

· Financial Assistance Provided: Yes (via third-party)

· Site Selection Assistance: Yes

· Lease Negotiation Assistance: Yes

· Co-operative Advertising: Yes

· Training: We provide one week of training at our headquarters in Richmond and one week at the franchisees' location. Also, we provide continuous ongoing assistance (franchisees can contact us any day of the week, day or evening).

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