Zippy Shell Named 'Franchise 500’ by Entrepreneur Magazine for Third Consecutive Year

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Zippy Shell, the Popular Moving and Portable Storage Company Moves Up 32 Spots

“We couldn't be more thrilled to be a part of the list for the third consecutive year,” says Rick Del Sontro, CEO of Zippy Shell.

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Zippy Shell USA, has been named by Entrepreneur Magazine as one of the “Franchise 500” for 2015. This is the third consecutive year Zippy Shell has been named to the prestigious list. Zippy Shell ranked No. 3 in its category and overall ranks No. 336 on the list for 2015, which is up from a ranking of No. 368 in 2014.

The list and related stories appear in the January issue of Entrepreneur Magazine. View the full ranking in numerical order online at

“We couldn't be more thrilled to be a part of the list for the third consecutive year,” says Rick Del Sontro, CEO of Zippy Shell. “What’s most exciting is to be recognized for our success, as we have risen nearly 100 positions in the past three years. When considering the thousands of franchise concepts out there today, this is especially rewarding.”

In only five years of operation, the Zippy Shell brand has grown to 49 franchised and corporate locations across the United States. In 2014 alone, Zippy Shell increased from 66 to 88 markets in the U.S. The franchise is ready for the same rapid expansion throughout the 2015 year. The company aims to provide the most convenient moving and portable storage services across the nation.

To be nominated franchisors fill out a survey to be entered for data analysis; 927 companies made the first cut. “Of those, the top 500 made the Franchise 500® ranking, based on financial and statistical data from July 2012 through July 2014,” says Entrepreneur Magazine. The list is Entrepreneur Magazine's 36th annual Franchise 500®.

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About Zippy Shell
Zippy Shell USA, LLC, member of the Entrepreneur Magazine’s 2015, ‘Best 500 Franchises,’ is a national organization, dedicated to enhancing the portable storage and moving industry. The company includes Zippy Shell, ZippyU, ZipMove and Zippy Shell Storage Operations (ZSSO) and related properties. Headquartered in Washington, D.C., Zippy Shell currently operates 49 independently operated, corporate and franchise facilities in 88 markets. Zippy Shell ® is an exclusively licensed trademark of Zippy Shell USA, LLC. For more information, access the Zippy Shell website at

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