History & Culture

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CEO Joe Shoen Gives Advice to College Graduates

It’s that time of year when a new class of bright-eyed, eager college graduates are released into the working world. With every class comes fresh perspectives, diverse skill sets and new ideas. CEO…

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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Meet The Team: Henry P. Kelly

Henry P. Kelly believes the most important “ingredient” in running a business and creating a quality product is the people. With 57 years in the company under his belt, Henry has said…

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Easter Bunny Boxman

MONTREAL, QC – It looks like the Easter Bunny has been sighted early this year in Canada. Or is that just Boxman in one of his many costumes? One day Boxman…

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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…

Circa 1970 U-Haul Tech Center

U-Haul Technical Center and Test Track

Opened in June 1970, the U-Haul Technical Center in Tempe, Arizona, is the source of many of the Company’s product innovations and advancements. In its early days, 84 people occupied…

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Growing Up in U-Haul: Stuart Shoen

The words “family business” mean something here at U-Haul International. The 70-year-old company still runs on the core family values that the business was built on in 1945. Current Executive Vice President Stuart…

Meet U-Haul Dealer Pioneer Clyde Davis

WICHITA FALLS, Texas–One day in February 1950, a young man from Portland Ore., visited Wichita Falls in search of dealers for a new company called U-Haul. One stop on his…

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The Mystery of the Shamrock Truck Solved

In February 2015, a photo of a mysterious U-Haul truck was sent to U-Haul headquarters. This particular truck baffled the people at the corporate towers. Instead of sporting the usual Supergraphic that…

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Made in America – Dollies

U-Haul is the epitome of “Made in America”. When the Shoens launched U-Haul in the summer of 1945, they had a vision that moving could be done all by yourself. To…

U-Haul Pre-Inspector Kat McGrath on Truck

U-Haul Pre-Inspection: Kat Can Do It!

WARRINGTON, Pa.—It’s been 70 years since the iconic image of Rosie the Riveter graced posters and advertisements encouraging women to fill the factory jobs formerly occupied by men—men who were…

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Green Retail Therapy

Have you ever gone shopping because it made you feel better or improved your mood?  At U-Haul we have our own version of retail therapy. You can shop happily knowing…