Storage Container Comparison: SAM vs. PODS® vs. Pack Rat® vs. U-Pack®

Storage Container Comparison - SAM vs. PODS vs. Pack Rat vs. U-PackPeople often say some things are like “comparing apples to oranges.” Why? It’s usually because they’re so different that it’s easy to distinguish one from the other. But what about when it comes to things that are a little more similar than these two fruits?

Take portable storage containers, for example. How do SAM (Store & Move) containers compare to the top moving storage containers out there? Let’s take a look at each of them.

SAM (Store & Move)

When it comes to portable storage containers in Dallas-Fort Worth, it doesn’t get much better than SAM. Not only are these containers delivered to your location, they feature smooth interior walls in all containers for easy loading. They also have translucent roofs for natural lighting and tie-down rings in all containers for easily securing items. Finally, SAM is locally owned and operated and there is an online space calculator where you can see how much storage each unit holds.

PODS®

While PODS® are delivered to your location, they don’t include many of the features you’ll find in SAM. For example, they don’t have smooth interior walls in all containers for easy loading, nor do they have a translucent roof. There are also no tie-down rings for easily securing items and the company isn’t locally owned and operated. There is a calculator online where you can determine how much space each POD® holds, however.

Pack Rat®

Pack Rat® is similar to PODS® in that it doesn’t have many of the features found in SAM. The main difference is that Pack Rat® does not offer an online space calculator. But like PODS®, they don’t have smooth interior walls in all containers for easy loading, nor do they have a translucent roof. There are also no tie-down rings for easily securing items and the company isn’t locally owned and operated.

U-Pack®

Finally, U-Pack® is similar to PODS® as well, in that it offers delivery to your location and an online space calculator. But they don’t have smooth interior walls in all containers for easy loading, nor do they have a translucent roof. There are also no tie-down rings for easily securing items and the company isn’t locally owned and operated.

For an easy-to-read comparison chart, click here. Want to try out SAM for yourself and see how it compares to other portable storage containers? Give us a call at 972-438-2726 for a free quote today!

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