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Greenhalghs Are U-Haul Dealer Pioneers

WEST WARWICK, R.I.—When Raymond Greenhalgh opened a service station in West Warwick in 1954, he didn’t see it as anything fancy. “I guess you could say it was your average…

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Cullen Holyoak: 50 Years With U-Haul

For Cullen Holyoak, the dream of operating his own service station popped into his head when he was still a kid. “My father ran a service station when I was…

Meet the Team: Shannon Papa

In 1984, when U-Haul was still renting anything and everything, U-Haul Pioneer Shannon Papa began her career with the Company. She was hired to answer the phones at U-Haul Moving…

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70 Years of Consumer Confidence

As all of us living in this 21st Century know almost too well, technology is constantly changing, and with it so are the various industries and the people it affects….

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Bighouse Automotive: Always There

When Ralph Bighouse opened the doors to Bighouse Automotive and U-Haul Dealership in 1954, it was located in a fairly affluent area. Over the years, the neighborhood’s complexion changed, and…

U-Haul Chairman Made His Phone Number Public

Just how committed is U-Haul Chairman Joe Shoen to U-Haul’s customers? Enough to give out his personal cell phone number for customers to call and speak directly to him. Joe…

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Award-Winning U-Haul Dealer

MARTIN, Tenn.—Family values. Small-town charm. Award-winning service. What more could you ask for in a business? For three decades JJ’s Quick Shop and U-Haul Dealership has been providing their community…

U-Haul Soars Again with DeGroot Family

BALDWINSVILLE, N.Y.—Edward DeGroot may be new to the U-Haul dealer world, but as the son of a former dealer he’s no stranger to the U-Haul family. His 83-year-old father, Wallace…

Jim Bearde and Sons: A 60-Year Legacy

QUINCY, Mass.—Every U-Haul Dealership has a unique story to tell about how they came to be a part of the U-Haul family. Like many U-Haul Dealers, Jim Bearde and Sons…