PODS renews contract with Military Exchanges to provide moving and storage for service members
01/30/2013

PODS, ideal for PCS moves, will help support over 200 military installations

Online PR News – 30-January-2013 – Clearwater, Fla. – PODS Enterprises, Inc. (PODS) announced today that the Navy Exchange Service Command (NEXCOM) has awarded a follow-on contract with PODS to make available moving and storage services to military exchange customers of NEXCOM, Army & Air Force Exchange Service (AAFES), Marine Corps Community Services (MCCS) and Coast Guard Community Services (CGCS) at more than 200 U.S. installations. Military exchange customers receive guaranteed discounts on PODS services, which are ideal for active-duty service members with deployment and permanent change of station (PCS) moving and storage needs.

“Working closely with our military exchange colleagues, PODS proudly serves 208 U.S. military installations, including facilities in Hawaii,” said Matt Tillotson, marketing partnership director at PODS. “Whether active duty, reservist or retired, we’re honored to assist thousands of servicemen and women every year who have bravely dedicated themselves to serving our country.”

The alliance between the parties, first forged in 2006, has seen tremendous nationwide growth as more military personnel enjoy the flexibility and convenience of the PODS moving and storage solution. PODS® storage containers, which come in three sizes, are ideally suited to the needs of military personnel whether they are moving, need storage or both. Military customers can fill the containers at their own pace and then store them, either on-site or at one of PODS’ secure Storage Centers until they are ready to move.

Customers interested in PODS’ services can visit a participating Military exchange, call the PODS dedicated toll-free number at 866-667-5593, or visit: PODS.com/militaryexchange.

About PODS Enterprises, Inc.

Founded in 1998, PODS currently provides moving and storage services to a population of more than 250 million consumers and businesses, in 48 U.S. states, Canada, Australia and the UK, through its company-owned and independent franchise network. To date, the PODS network has completed more than 400,000 long-distance relocations, exceeded 2.0 million deliveries and has over 145,000 PODS® containers in service.

About NEXCOM

The Navy Exchange Service Command (NEXCOM) is headquarters for the worldwide Navy Exchange System that oversees 104 NEX facilities and nearly 300 stores worldwide; 40 Navy Lodges; Ship’s Stores; Uniform Program Management Office. NEXCOM's parent command is the Naval Supply Systems Command. NEXCOM’s mission is to provide authorized customers quality goods and services at a savings and to support quality of life programs for active duty military, retirees, reservists and their families. The Navy Exchange enterprise operates primarily as a non-appropriated fund (NAF) business instrumentality. Revenues generated are used to support Morale, Welfare, and Recreation (MWR) programs. In FY10, $2.6 billion in sales were generated with $48.4 million in dividends provided to Navy MWR programs.