Zippy Shell Moving and Storage
Mobile self-storage and moving services

Zippy Shell Moving and Storage
Mobile self-storage and moving services

About
Founded

2009

Franchising Since

2009 (10 Years)

Corporate Address

3050 K St. N.W., #170
Washington, D.C., DC 20007

CEO

Mark Kuhns

Parent Company

Zippy Shell Inc.

Financial Requirements
Initial Investment

$657,450 - $1,219,830

Net-worth Requirement

$250,000 - $500,000

Liquid Cash Requirement

$250,000 - $500,000

Ongoing Fees
Initial Franchise Fee

$75,000 - $150,000

Ongoing Royalty Fee

$16/container/mo.

Ad Royalty Fee

$650/mo.

Financing Options

Zippy Shell Moving and Storage offers in-house financing to cover the following: franchise fee, startup costs, equipment, inventory

Zippy Shell Moving and Storage has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: 
franchise fee, startup costs, equipment, inventory, accounts receivable, payroll

Veteran Incentives

10% off franchise fee; special financing

Support Options
Ongoing Support

Purchasing Co-ops

Newsletter

Meetings/Conventions

Toll-Free Line

Grand Opening

Online Support

Security/Safety Procedures

Field Operations

Site Selection

Proprietary Software

Marketing Support

Co-op Advertising

Ad Templates

National Media

Regional Advertising

Social media

SEO

Website development

Email marketing

Classroom Training:

10 hours

Absentee Ownership Allowed
Number of Employees Required to Run:

2

Bio
Based on an Australian concept, Zippy Shell first came to the U.S. and began franchising in 2009. Zippy Shell franchisees deliver trailers containing storage containers to customers' homes and businesses. The customers then fill the container at their own speed and when finished, Zippy Shell will pick it up and store it in a climate-controlled facility.
Cost
Initial Investment: Low - $657,450 High - $1,219,830
Units

Units (Locations)

Where Seeking Franchisees:

Franchisor is seeking new franchise units worldwide.
Franchise Financing
Using 401(K)/IRA Funds
  • Tax Penalty-Free
  • Debt Free
  • Expert Guidance
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