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Ventura, CA, United States, 2011/08/17 - Alex Olson was recently promoted from lead driver at PODS OF Reno to territory manager of the Idaho franchise based in Boise, for Storage Mobility, Inc., the largest independent provider of PODS® moving and storage services - PODS.com.
Originally hired in 2007 as a driver in Reno, Nev., Olson was promoted to lead driver within eight months. While in Reno, Olson helped to develop relationships with customers and the local community which helped the local business to thrive.
In a few short years, Olson was transferred to Boise in 2010 where he now serves as a territory manager, responsible for all facets of the business, including growing the company’s customer base, working with charitable organizations and managing its fleet of trucks and more than 200 PODS® branded containers.
“Alex is one of our rising stars,” said Ken Ude, president of Storage Mobility, Inc. “You could feel the positive momentum in the market and in the PODS Storage Center once Alex arrived. Alex already leads the company in customer service ratings and achieved an excellent audit from PODS.”
Storage Mobility has been serving the storage and moving needs of residents and businesses across the country since 2004. Operating 21 franchises, the firm currently owns more than 8,800 PODS® branded containers and employs approximately 100 people.
Founded in 1998, PODS (pods.com) currently provides moving and storage services to a population of more than 250,000, 000 million consumers and businesses, in 48 U.S. states, Canada, Australia and the U.K., through its company-owned and independent franchise network. To date, the PODS network has completed more than 330,000 long-distance relocations, exceeded 1.8 million deliveries and has over 143,000 PODS® containers in service.
PODS® secure containers are constructed of a steel frame and are available in three sizes: approximately 7-by-7-by-8 feet, 12-by-8-by-8 feet and 16-by-8-by-8 feet. The 12-foot and 16-foot containers have been tested to withstand winds of more than 110-mph when partially loaded. Newer PODS® containers have the same steel frame construction but are completely recyclable panels made of steel skins and a high-density polyethylene core. For more information or to schedule service, visit the website or call 800-776-7637.