Pack Rat Moving and Storage Comparison

Compare UNITS®to Pack-Rat

Our customers from the Phoenix area tell us all the time – UNITS® Customer Service, Fast Friendly Service and Competitive pricing are second to none when we are compared to our competition including Pack-Rat®.

What really sets UNITS® ahead of the rest, including Pack-Rat®, is our locally owned and operated facilities. When you call us, you aren't routed to a call center across the country – you are calling a local facility, with owners and employees who know your area, can answer all of your questions, and who care more about your moving and storage needs than ANYONE (except maybe you).

Services

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  • The Best Local Customer Service

    Our locally owned and operated stores are run by owners who care, and are dedicated to making their customers lives easier. Every time you call one of our locations you will be speaking with friendly and knowledgeable staff who know your area, and can help you get exactly what you need – when you need it. Try to get that from a Pack-Rat® call center.

  • Pricing

    UNITS® pricing varies from market to market – but our owners strive to offer the most competitive pricing in their respective markets. Because of this, our average cost of moving and storage is typically less than Pack-Rat®. But you decide – get a quote from us today – and then compare our quote apples to apples with the Pack-Rat® quote – you won't be disappointed! UNITS doesn't have any hidden fees – PERIOD.

How UNITS® Containers Compare to Pack-Rat®

Containers

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  • More Capacity

    UNITS® containers are large and spacious just like Pack-Rat® containers, but one thing sets us apart from Pack-Rat® containers – our 16' UNITS® Moving and Portable Storage Containers are able to hold up to 25% more by weight than the same sized Pack-Rat® containers!
  • Etrack™ Securing System

    Our containers feature the ETRACK™ securing system. Unlike Pack-Rat®, we acknowledge the fact that items can sometimes shift during moves due to differences in terrain. Using our proprietary strap and restraint system aka ETRACK™, your items will stay put!

Container Delivery Re-Invented – UNITS® Robo-Unit*

The ROBO-UNIT is our proprietary delivery system which allows us to deliver containers to the tightest of spaces, while also providing level loading and unloading of your container. This system greatly reduces any shift in container contents and provides greater flexibility in container placement when space is an issue.

Our ROBO-UNIT can lift 7,000 pounds and move up to 10,000 pounds.

NO OTHER Moving and Portable Storage Company has the ROBO – not even Pack-Rat®.


*ROBO-UNIT is not available in all markets.

Our Customer Reviews

Still not sure? That’s ok, at UNITS Chicago we pride ourselves on providing great local service at a competitive price and our customer reviews are a demonstration of our commitment to ensuring your storage or moving needs are met in a professional and courteous manner.

What Our Customers Say About Us
Amanda Baron

Amanda Baron
5  I work for a restoration company and every once in awhile we will need a container to store a customers contents. We called a competitor first (our mistake) and they could't come out for almost 4 days. We decided to call Units and I spoke with Tom, the owner, directly. We requested a container for the next day and he said he could even get it out there the same day if we needed. We did actually need it ASAP but I had low expectations due to the other company being so behind. Tom had a container delivered the same day!! It was a unique situation where the customer lived in an apartment so placing the unit was difficult. He made it seem like it was nothing! His unit was small enough to only take up one parking spot (all the association would allow us). We needed him again the next week and he had a unit delivered within an hour this time. He is just amazing to work with and QUICK. He has raised my expectations for how business should be performed. Plus, his units are way nicer than competitors. I have more confidence in using Tom than anyone else. Great work, Tom!Read More

Robert Salm

Robert Salm
5  Perfectly run operation! After having initially called for pricing and availability, I called about two weeks later asking if they had a Unit available right away. Tom, the owner regretfully had to pass on me because he was booked solid. I had been waiting for the "go ahead" from my concrete contractor to pour my garage floor for quite some time. Later that day, he called letting me know that he freed up a unit. What a great surprise! The large unit was clean and perfectly fit the contents of my three-car garage. One month later, they picked it up the day as promised. This could not have worked out better! I want to take this opportunity to thank Tom for providing great customer service. There are more expensive and more well known providers for the same service but Units was more cost effective and worked best for me.Read More

Bartosz Soltys

Bartosz Soltys
5  I'm working for Electrical contractor and Tom is doing fantastic work for us. Good prices, great customer service.Read More

Tammi Thomos

Tammi Thomos
5  Tom provided outstanding service every step of our move, from planning and recommending options based on our situation, all the way through our final pick up. The delivery driver was extremely conscientious of our requests and property and our girls LOVED seeing the remote controlled equipment, which also made precise drop location a breeze. We’ll absolutely use UNITS again!Read More

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