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October 14, 2019

UPS Launches On-Demand Self-Storage Service

UPS (NYSE: UPS) announced today the launch of Storage on Demand, a new UPS innovation that allows customers to request delivery of empty storage bins directly to their home or business using a mobile-friendly website. Customers then fill the bins with their belongings and seal them once packed, then simply schedule a pickup for their items to be driven to a secure, nearby UPS® facility for storage. The “valet storage” concept also enables customers to use the website to retrieve their warehoused items and have them delivered back to their front door with same day service.

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UPS launches 'valet storage' concept, with aim at $38 billion industry

Eric Mandel, Digital Producer - Atlanta Business Chronicle October 14, 2019

UPS is making a move into the multi-billion dollar self-storage industry. United Parcel Service Inc. (NYSE: UPS) said Monday it's launching a new service called Storage on Demand, where customers can request storage bins that UPS will retrieve and store in its warehouses.

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UPS enters the self-storage market with a different twist

freightwaves.com - Mark Solomon - October 14, 2019

UPS is making a move into the multi-billion dollar self-storage industry. United Parcel Service Inc. (NYSE: UPS) said Monday it's launching a new service called Storage on Demand, where customers can request storage bins that UPS will retrieve and store in its warehouses.

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UPS enters the on-demand storage industry

sparefoot.com - Alexander Harris - October 14, 2019

The $38 billion a year U.S. self-storage industry has a new player – UPS Inc. The transport and logistics giant (NYSE:UPS) unveiled on October 14 a service called “Storage on Demand,” in which it will provide pick-ups and deliveries of stored goods without the customer being required to drop off or pick up the goods themselves. The service has been rolled out in the metro Atlanta area, including UPS’ home base in the north Atlanta suburb of Sandy Springs. The service will be expanded to other cities in the near future, UPS said.

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