SOURCE: U-Store-It Trust

U-Store-It Trust

April 06, 2010 15:48 ET

U-Store-It and TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® to Provide Customers With Stress-Free Moving and Storage Services

U-Store-It Will Now Offer a Free Professional Move From TWO MEN AND A TRUCK on Select Storage Rentals

WAYNE, PA and LANSING, MI--(Marketwire - April 6, 2010) -  U-Store-It Trust (NYSE: YSI) and TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® have announced an alliance that brings together a leading provider of self storage solutions with the nation's largest franchised local and long distance moving company. As part of the program, U-Store-It has launched a new promotion that provides new U-Store-It self storage customers with a free, professional move, including loading and moving, using TWO MEN AND A TRUCK's award-winning services. U-Store-It and TWO MEN AND A TRUCK have locations close to each other across the country, allowing many self storage customers to take advantage of the moving and storage promotion.

"This is an exciting relationship between two companies with complementary services and common markets," said Dean Jernigan, CEO of U-Store-It. "We know that many of our customers use storage for moving, and this alliance with TWO MEN AND A TRUCK can help provide them with the services they need. U-Store-It and TWO MEN AND A TRUCK share a commitment to providing quality services to achieve high customer satisfaction, which makes this a natural fit for us, as well as our customers."

"As the largest franchised local moving company in the country, we truly understand our customers' needs and how to exceed their expectations," said Brig Sorber, president and CEO of TWO MEN AND A TRUCK, Inc. "The opportunity to work with U-Store-It brings together two brands that both focus on delivering a great customer experience. We are excited about working with U-Store-It and look forward to extending reliable, professional moving services to their customers."

To learn more about U-Store-It promotion, visit www.ustoreit.com or call 1-800-671-6061.

About U-Store-It Trust
U-Store-It Trust is a self-administered and self-managed real estate investment trust that provides self storage solutions across the country. U-Store-It Trust owns and or manages 374 facilities across the United States, and operates the U-Store-It Network, which consists of approximately 725 additional self storage facilities. U-Store-It Trust's self storage facilities, storage space and storage solutions are designed to offer affordable, easily accessible, secure, and in most locations, climate-controlled storage space for residential and commercial customers, as well as boat storage and mini storage. According to the 2009 Self Storage Almanac, U-Store-It Trust is one of the top four owners and operators of self storage facilities in the U.S. For more information, visit www.ustoreit.com or the U-Store-It Blog.

About TWO MEN AND A TRUCK
TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® franchises offer moving, packing, unpacking for homes and businesses. Locations also sell boxes and packing supplies. For more information, visit www.twomen.com.

Contact Information

  • Contact:
    U-Store-It Trust
    Timothy M. Martin
    Chief Financial Officer
    (610) 293-5700