Salt Lake City, Utah (PRWEB) August 17, 2009
Centershift, the leading internet-based software solution provider to the self storage industry, announced today that U-Store-It Trust (NYSE: YSI) has selected Centershift's Store™ Enterprise software for use in their U-Store-It Network. Store Enterprise will provide current Store 3.1 users with seamless integration to online reservations within the U-Store-It Network.
"We are very excited to provide U-Store-It with our Store™ Enterprise application." said Centershift President and Chief Executive Officer Terry Bagley. "This is an excellent example of how a leading self storage operator is leveraging our security-rich, web-based technology platform and centralized data model, and thereby allowing seamless integration of Store™ with other industry-leading solutions."
"The U-Store-It Network is a fundamental element in our ability to serve customers nationwide." said U-Store-It Chief Executive Officer Dean Jernigan. "Centershift's technology allows us to share reservation and lead data in a secure environment with our network partners. We are pleased to use this technology as it allows our existing Centershift users to easily integrate with our growing network."
Centershift's Store™ self storage management software allows fast, accurate access to timely information. Real-time data is delivered to tenants, call centers, kiosks, reservation and payment systems, operational reports, as well as integrated accounting systems. Centershift pioneered web-delivered applications in the self storage industry; it has the experience and capability to help create additional revenue sources through integration with other self storage service providers.
The U-Store-It Network of self storage locations is focused on assisting and servicing self-storage customers nationwide. The Network was developed to support customer leads U-Store-It captures through various marketing strategies that cannot be serviced by a U-Store-It location. Participants in the U-Store-It Network do not compete with company-owned locations. Network locations are independently owned and operated.
About U-Store-It Trust
U-Store-It Trust is a self-administered and self-managed real estate investment trust. The company provides self storage solutions in all 50 states through its 383 company-owned facilities and the U-Store-It Network, which consists of approximately 306 additional third-party locations. The company's self storage facilities, storage space and storage solutions are designed to offer affordable, easily accessible, secure--and in certain locations, climate-controlled storage space for residential and commercial customers, as well as boat storage and mini storage. According to the Self Storage Almanac, U-Store-It Trust is one of the top four owners of self storage facilities in the U.S.
About Centershift, Inc.
Centershift is a complete software solution provider to the self storage industry. Based in Salt Lake City, Utah, Centershift is the fastest growing Internet-based rental management software solution provider in the industry. Their client base includes two of the four largest self storage REITs, as well as many other large ownership and management organizations. Centershift's Store™ Enterprise and Advantage applications were designed specifically for seamless integration with websites, call centers, corporate offices and other business systems. Centershift's primary goal is to help self storage operators increase revenue, improve efficiencies and reduce costs. For more information, please visit http://www.centershift.com or call (877) 927-4438.
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