Zippy Shell USA, LLC. a company with a modern concept in mobile self-storage, is growing rapidly and the company’s latest franchise is now announced in Chapel Hill and Durham, North Carolina. David and Marguerite (Margy) Schmidt, longtime residents and owners of Zippy Shell of Chapel Hill/Durham have signed a franchise agreement with Zippy Shell USA, LLC. to offer door-to-door mobile self-storage. This is the second Zippy Shell franchise in the market, now serving the entire Research Triangle. The business is slated to open in mid-March.
The Zippy Shell system is an intelligent and simple self-storage solution for residential and business customers. It offers an exceptional value solution by providing the convenience of portable storage with the cost effectiveness of traditional storage. The Zippy Shell solution allows for a storage container to be delivered to a customer in a street registered vehicle providing much greater flexibility than other mobile storage solutions. Zippy Shell Mobile Self Storage customers can take advantage of a unique service that is that is not only convenient but affordable as well.
“Excited is an understatement, when trying to describe our emotions about joining the Zippy Shell team,” said Margy Schmidt, Owner, Zippy Shell of Chapel Hill/Durham. “We evaluated several franchise opportunities, and worked with business brokers to find a good company to buy, and we kept coming back to Zippy Shell. Zippy Shell offers a great fit with our personal and professional criteria and we can see that it will provide us with opportunities to give back to the community.”
“We’re very happy that David and Margy have decided to become a part of the Zippy Shell family. They have bright business minds and are very driven individuals,” explained Rick Del Sontro, President, Zippy Shell USA, LLC. “A few of the key factors we look for when potentially partnering with franchisees is how they evaluate Zippy Shell as a business opportunity and who they are as individuals. David and Margy displayed an amazing acumen for attention to detail and business processes. Equally important is the fact that they are great people.”
David explains, “We love living here and enjoy our interaction with the community. Margy is involved with the St. Thomas More Arts & Entertainment group, the Culbreth PTSA, and we work with the Youth Ministry group. We have also been involved with coaching basketball and baseball. The Zippy Shell business will provide us the means to continue our outreach and enable us to provide a stable and rewarding future for our family. Zippy Shell truly is a great investment for us as entrepreneurs and as a family.”
Margy concluded by saying, “The entire process of becoming a Zippy Shell franchise partner has been great! The management team is incredibly knowledgeable and took every step possible to ensure we were making the right decision. We cannot wait to hit the ground running and open our doors to our home town this coming March.”
Zippy Shell USA, LLC is a domestic franchisor of a patent pending and unique mobile self-storage system. The Zippy Shell system currently has 15 independent owned operators of the Zippy Shell Brand in 34 markets, including The Mid-Atlantic States, Michigan, Georgia, Florida, the San Francisco Bay Area, Tennessee, Texas, North Carolina and more. Zippy Shell USA, LLC is headquartered in Jersey City, New Jersey.
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