Looking for an alternative to PODS®? While there are many portable storage options available today, there is only one SMARTBOX. Compare our features and benefits to see why many have chosen the smarter storage option. 

SMARTBOX containers, or “Smartboxes” as we like to refer to them as, are not your traditional storage unit, nor are they your typical portable storage unit. With most traditional storage facilities, you do not have the ability to allow the contents of your unit to breathe. Without any venting or room for air, you expose your belongings to potential mold and stale odors.  




Transparent Pricing (no teaser rate that goes up after renting a container after the first month)



Wide swing door opening with secure piano hinge and multiple closures



8’ x 7’ x  5’ – Conveniently-sized units



Ground-level loading and unloading



Up to 8 units delivered in a single trip to home or business



Price match Guarantee



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Convenience: The SMARTBOX difference is in the engineering and manufacturing design of our storage units. SMARTBOX containers or “Smartboxes” as we like to call them are designed with dimensions that redefine the ease of usage for packing your unit. Our Smartboxes are only 7’ tall which means you are not reaching as high to pack up your unit, offering better safety and convenience.

Price: SMARTBOX is affordable. We offer discounts and coupons to meet you at the level of your need. Whether you are a college student needing a student discount, serving in the military or using our storage service for residential or commercial needs. Our prices are better and, unlike many other storage and moving companies, you never pay for storage you do not use. 

Availability: An issue that often arises with portable storage companies that have grown too large is a lack of availability to customers, as well as difficulty in meeting your delivery and pick up scheduling needs. SMARTBOX consistently meets the needs of its customers' schedules. We understand that providing storage to you matters on a level higher than being the largest storage provider. We are your premier storage provider, offering quality you can count on.

Size:  Our SMARTBOX containers are 8’ deep X 7’ tall X 5’ wide compared to PODS® storage units which are larger. The size of our storage units make it easier for delivery, packing, unloading and storing. When compared to the smallest size storage unit PODS® offers, our storage containers still provide easier packing and stacking due to a smaller height difference.

Attention: We are dedicated to providing each and every customer with our attention and expert customer service. If you have questions, we have answers. We are devoted to making time for you, and showing you why our storage PODS®  are the smarter choice.

Scheduling and delivery: SMARTBOX — the alternative to PODS®  — is a more convenient, flexible, and affordable solution when moving. We make it easy for you to get started with our online scheduling and quoting system. You can also give us a call and speak to a knowledgeable customer service representative who can answer any questions you may have about your specific circumstances or needs. We aim to make the process as simple and straightforward as possible.

We also offer you up to 30 days of storage free of charge, giving you plenty of time to get settled before having to worry about returning a storage container. Or you can take more time with packing, making sure you have your things organized just the way you want them.

On the other hand, PODS® will only address rental duration on a case-by-case basis. SMARTBOX offers a more definite solution with our daily rental rates. Additionally, when it comes to delivery, SMARTBOX ships nationwide. We will deliver your storage container to any location in the contiguous United States, taking the worry out of the process.

We also guarantee delivery of up to eight smart boxes in a single trip. Whether you're moving across the country or down the street, SMARTBOX is a smarter choice when it comes to scheduling and delivery.

Transparency: Also important to consider when choosing a portable storage unit company is pricing transparency for storage options. SMARTBOX is unambiguous about this.

There are no hidden fees associated with our services, and you will know what your cost will be upfront. The cost of your rental will depend on the number of shipping containers you need, the length of time you need them, and the location of your delivery. With our online quote system, you can get a customized price for your specific storage needs. This will help you estimate the cost of your move and avoid any surprises.

PODS® and other container companies have a much more complicated and confusing pricing system. This makes planning for a move much harder, as you never really know how much it may cost you.

With SMARTBOX, there are no unknowns. We believe in working with our customers to make moving go smoothly. This is why we have a clear and easy to understand pricing model. We also offer discounts to help you at your level of need.

For more information or to receive a free quote, please give us a call at 1.87.SMARTBOX (1.877.627.8269). Our expert storage providers look forward to assisting you!

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