Unpakt Reaches $1 Million in Sales and Secures $3 Million to Launch Self-Moves and Shipping

Unpakt Reaches $1 Million in Sales and Secures $3 Million to Launch Self-Moves
                                 and Shipping

Online Tool to Book a Move Quickly Gains Industry and Consumer Support,
Spearheading Shift in Moving Industry Operations

PR Newswire

NEW YORK, Oct. 2, 2013

NEW YORK, Oct. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Unpakt (www.unpakt.com), a dynamic
online marketplace helping consumers compare reputable moving companies and
instantly book their moves online, is pleased to announce it has surpassed
revenues of $1 million and secured $3 million in private capital to fund
industry-shifting projects. Experiencing an average quarterly growth of 150%
throughout 2013, this innovative platform has swiftly become the go-to
resource for consumers searching for a moving company.

Featured in The New York Times, TechCrunch, Entrepreneur, Forbes, The
Huffington Post and other leading publications, Unpakt is doing for the moving
industry what sites such as Kayak and Expedia have done for the travel
industry. With Unpakt, consumers can quickly create a home inventory, compare
exact prices and previous user reviews from local, pre-screened moving
companies, and then book their move with the click of a button.

Since Unpakt's launch in July 2012, the company has:

  oAchieved gross sales of over one million, with a quarterly average sales
    growth of 150% for three consecutive quarters;
  oReached a 92.3% overall satisfaction rating from customers who booked
    their moves entirely online, without additional customer service support*;
  oLaunched in 65 major markets in 39 states across America, with a pickup
    coverage area of over 1.8 million miles;
  oFacilitated revenue growth by 10% or more for multiple movers listed in
    the marketplace.

Promoting continued momentum and growth, Unpakt has secured $3 million in
private capital for new developments and projects. This funding supports
Unpakt's general mission to revolutionize the moving industry, more
specifically facilitating growth in new sectors, including applying the Unpakt
model to the shipping, freight and delivery services industry. The majority
of the funds will be used to:

  oEnable international moves originating in major U.S. markets;
  oLaunch a truck rental comparison and booking marketplace for "D.I.Y."
    self-moves;
  oDevelop a comparison and scheduling platform for small parcel shipments.

"Underscoring the need for the Unpakt platform and service in the moving
industry, we are thrilled to have reached the $1 million sales milestone,"
said Sharone Ben-Harosh, founder of Unpakt. "Now, we look forward to increased
growth, game-changing industry developments, and continued positive reception
from consumers and movers alike."

For additional information, please visit: https://www.unpakt.com/.

About Unpakt

Unpakt is a comparison pricing site for consumers searching for a moving
company. Offering a platform where consumers have access to pre-screened
movers, consumer reviews and exact price quotes rather than estimates, Unpakt
brings transparency to an industry that has previously been known for its
uncertainty.

Created by entrepreneur Sharone Ben-Harosh, the founder of FlatRate Moving,
Unpakt is currently available in 39 states across America including the major
metro areas of New York City, Los Angeles, Houston, Phoenix, San Diego,
Washington D.C., Dallas, San Jose, Austin, Jacksonville, San Francisco,
Columbus, Charlotte, Memphis, Boston, Seattle, Denver, Nashville, Baltimore,
Las Vegas, Tucson, Sacramento, Atlanta, Colorado Springs, Richmond, Miami,
Cleveland, Tampa, St. Louis, Milwaukee and more.

Unpakt continues to add new markets, with plans to have 3,000 movers in the
top 200 U.S. cities and 2,000 movers in the top 100 international cities.
Unpakt is THE next big thing in the moving industry.

* Based on customers who booked moves during the first half of 2013.

Unpakt® is a registered trademark of Unpakt, LLC in the U.S. and other
countries.
Expedia® is a registered trademark ofExpedia, Inc. in the U.S. and/or other
countries.
Kayak® is a registered trademark of KAYAK Software Corporation in the U.S.
and/or other counties.

SOURCE Unpakt

Website: https://www.unpakt.com
Contact: 5W Public Relations, Marijana Gucunski, mgucunski@5wpr.com,
212.584.4279
 
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