Interstate removals spike for PODS as Australians cut removals costs.

As many companies consider layoffs and belt tightening, many employees now face the significant cost of interstate removals without employer help. As a result there has been a rise in DIY moving In Australia.
 
 
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March 10, 2009 - PRLog -- Sydney - John Porter, the CEO of PODS  "Portable On Demand Storage", reports a significant shift from 2008.  " We have seen a 60% rise in people using PODS moving containers for interstate removals.  Our containers have been increasingly used not only for local moving but also as a cost effective alternative to traditional interstate removals companies.  We see this as a result of the changing economic conditions and a growing need for our customers to control costs."

The DIY move is traditionally feared in Australia.  Often it results in strained friendships, unhappy relatives, trailer/truck rental and bad backs all jammed into one weekend. Much of a hassle of the DIY move is removed with a PODS container.  "PODS has emerged as a new alternative, that makes the feared DIY move, a thing of the past" says Porter.  "Our customers book their container and we drop it off in their driveway.  They then have a month to pack it at their leisure.  Or we can provide packers for them.  Moving is so easy that help from friends and relatives becomes optional.  We then pick up the container and deliver it to their new home.  Increasingly we have seen our containers used for families moving interstate."  

Porter feels the trend will continue into 2009 as the world economy tightens and people look harder for a easy, cost effective solution to interstate and local removals.

About PODS:
PODS is reinventing the Australian moving and storage industry with its patented horizontal lift system and the customised PODS containers. PODS provides portable storage, local and interstate removals services in Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, Gold Coast and Newcastle.
PODS believes:
   •   Moving and storage customers need a turnkey service that can save them time and money.
   •   Moving and storage doesn't need to be complicated and stressful.
   •   Customers should be able to control how they move or store with as much or as little packing help as they need.
   •   The moving and storage process should be safer and more secure.
   •   Customers need superior service--and a company they can trust.
   •   PODS - Portable On Demand Storage services is the answer to all our customers' moving and storage needs.

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PODS Reinventing Moving and Storage.

Our PODS containers come to you, so you can pack at your leisure. When you're ready, we'll move your container across town, across Australia or store it in one of our secure warehouses.

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Email:***@pods.com
Phone:1800 467 637
Zip:2148
Tags:Interstate, Long-distance, Diy, Removals, Removalist, Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Gold Coast, Adelaide, Newcastle
Industry:Transportation, Business
Location:Blacktown - New South Wales - Australia
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