Zippy Shell Moving and Storage
#422 Franchise 500| Mobile self-storage and moving services

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

About
Founded

2009

Franchising Since

2009 (9 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

Zippy Shell Moving and Storage is ranked #422 in the Franchise 500!
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
+5.0%+2 UNITS (1 Year) +7.7%+3 UNITS (3 Years)

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
Learn More

Franchise Articles

5 Steps of the New Model of Revenue Recognition for Franchisors

The new rules around revenue recognition are lengthy and complex. Here's what you need to know.

Here's How You Can Avoid Being a Victim of Franchise Fraud

It is important for prospective franchisees to take adequate steps to protect themselves to avoid being a victim of a fraud

The Top 5 Business Service Franchises From the Franchise 500

Open a franchise and help others with their businesses, too.

These Roommates Changed Their Lives for a Sandwich -- and Built a Franchise Empire

Ashley Morris and Jason Smylie have known each other since they were eight years old. Here's how they maintain a healthy work relationship today.

Want to Buy a Franchise? Here's Your Step By Step Guide

Franchising is one of the safest ways of becoming a business owner

Disclaimer

The Franchise 500 is not intended to endorse, advertise, or recommend any particular franchise. It is solely a research tool you can use to compare franchise operations. Entrepreneur stresses that you should always conduct your own independent investigation before investing money in a franchise.
Updated: October 4th, 2017
My Queue

There are no Videos in your queue.

Click on the Add to next to any video to save to your queue.

There are no Articles in your queue.

Click on the Add to next to any article to save to your queue.

There are no Podcasts in your queue.

Click on the Add to next to any podcast episode to save to your queue.

You're not following any authors.

Click the Follow button on any author page to keep up with the latest content from your favorite authors.