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About uhaul

Since 1945, U-Haul has been serving do-it-yourself movers and their households. Like many other successful ventures, the concept for U-Haul was generated out of need. After World War II, there existed the widespread need for do-it-yourself moving equipment that would be available on a one-way, nationwide basis. U-Haul co-founders L.S. "Sam" Shoen and his wife, Anna Mary Carty Shoen, recognized that need and acted upon it. Their visionary approach spread the cost of ownership among many users, facilitating the mobility of the populations of the U.S. and Canada. The covered wagon of the pioneers morphed into orange U-Haul trailers. In the process, an industry was born.

Discharged from the Navy in the summer of 1945, 29-year-old Sam and Anna Mary tried to rent a utility trailer to move their possessions from Los Angeles to Portland, Ore. It couldn't be done. They had to take only what they could fit in the car.

uhaul press release, blog etc

07/31/2018 - 08:55 U-Haul Chief of Staff a Finalist for 2018 Business Leader of the Year
07/26/2018 - 08:22 U-Haul Reveals Plans for New Self-Storage Facility in Wichita
07/17/2018 - 22:44 Adaptive Reuse of Athens Plaza: U-Haul to Offer Self-Storage to UGA Students
07/17/2018 - 15:33 Growing Sparks: U-Haul Delivering Self-Storage, Jobs with Land Acquisition
07/03/2018 - 18:41 U-Haul Customer Contributions to Tree Canada Exceed $400,000
06/28/2018 - 19:33 Adaptive Reuse: U-Haul Buys 2 Warehouses to Address Self-Storage Demand in Libertyville
06/25/2018 - 23:25 Nonprofit Humble Design to Combat Homelessness in San Diego
06/22/2018 - 00:22 Supporting Veterans: U-Haul to Sponsor Freedom Team at Hope & Possibility 4M Race
06/19/2018 - 08:26 U-Haul to Acquire and Repurpose Former Kmart Building in Alton
06/13/2018 - 12:36 U-Haul at Roswell St. Closing after 40 Years
06/11/2018 - 20:55 Growing Marietta: U-Haul Adding New Self-Storage, Jobs with Roswell St. Acquisition
06/06/2018 - 09:08 Lees Service Commemorates 60 Years as U-Haul Dealer in Blackfoot
05/25/2018 - 09:04 U-Haul Migration Trends: Houston Ranks as No. 1 U.S. Destination
05/22/2018 - 13:22 U-Haul at Lee Road Closing after 41 Years
05/22/2018 - 10:27 U-Haul Using Wellness Program to Attract Fitness-Focused Professionals
05/17/2018 - 15:45 Warehouse Makeover: 800 New U-Haul Self-Storage Rooms Coming to North Randall
05/17/2018 - 12:24 Adaptive Reuse: U-Haul Repurposing Vacant Kmart for Self-Storage in Shawnee
05/17/2018 - 12:08 U-Haul Preserving and Repurposing the Old Hat Factory in Truro for Self-Storage