Moving Is Easier With New Partnership Between Budget Truck Rental and Simply
PARSIPPANY, N.J. and ORLANDO, Fla., June 24, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Budget
Truck Rental and Simply Self Storage, the largest privately-owned self storage
management company in the United States and Puerto Rico, today announced that
the two companies have entered into a multi-year concession and marketing
agreement. Under the new partnership, approximately 35 Simply Self Storage
facilities across the country will become Budget Truck Rental dealers and
provide customers with quality trucks, additional convenience and reliability.
In addition, Budget Truck Rental will be prominently featured on point of sale
materials, email campaigns and on Simply Self Storage's website,
"Our Budget Truck Rental business is a component in helping us drive sustained
profitable growth," said Joe Ferraro, senior vice president of operations,
North America, Avis Budget Group. "We're excited to grow our dealer network
and accelerate growth while providing Simply Self Storage customers with a
full service experience."
With hundreds of self storage units nationwide, Simply Self Storage takes the
hassle out of self storage and makes it simple. Many of its storage locations
have heated and cooled units, video surveillance monitoring, secure gated
access, and recreational vehicle and boat storage. Simply Self Storage is also
a one-stop shop for boxes, tape, padding material, locks and more.
"I am excited about our partnership with Budget Truck Rental and look forward
to a long-term relationship with them," said Kurt O'Brien, chief executive
officer, Simply Self Storage. "I have used their equipment in the past and
have found it to be the best in the industry."
Budget Truck Rental's fleet features 10-foot, 16-foot and 24-foot trucks with
ramps or lift- gates and is one of the cleanest and best-maintained rental
truck fleets on the road. Every vehicle undergoes a 10-point quality
inspection to ensure proper fluid levels, tire pressure and other necessary
elements for a reliable, safe rental. All Budget trucks feature automatic
transmissions and 24/7 emergency roadside assistance. Budget Truck Rental is
also the first and only major consumer truck rental company to offer Global
Positioning System (GPS) units, with guidance by Garmin, that include routes
designated for trucks.
For more information, visit www.budgettruck.com or www.simplyss.com.
About Budget Truck Rental
Budget Truck Rental is a leading truck rental company in the United States,
serving both the consumer and light commercial sectors. Budget Truck Rental
operates through a network of more than 2,000 corporate-owned and dealer
locations throughout the continental United States. Budget Truck Rental is a
wholly owned subsidiary of Avis Budget Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:CAR). For further
information, visit www.budgettruck.com.
About Simply Self Storage
Simply Self Storage is based in Orlando, Florida and has self storage
facilities in Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Massachusetts,
Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode
Island, Texas and Puerto Rico. Simply Self Storage has over 9 million square
feet of storage space with 114 operating self storage facilities.
CONTACT: Alice Pereira
Budget Truck Rental
Simply Self Storage
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