Honoring Veterans: U-Haul Sponsors Memorial Day Tribute Journey

U-Haul joined Gold Star Mother and founder Kathryn Cross on a journey to print, pack and distribute greeting cards to celebrate veterans, with stops in Connecticut and New York to meet our nation’s heroes in the week leading up to Memorial Day. The Tribute Journey,...

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U-Haul Pioneers Dick and Butch Ostendorf

U-Haul Pioneers Dick and Butch Ostendorf

As U-Haul celebrates its 70th anniversary in 2015, we’re taking a look back at some of the people who helped make U-Haul what it is today. Here, we honor Dick and Butch...

Why U-Haul Orange?

Why U-Haul Orange?

U-Haul orange … it’s been the company color virtually since day one. In the original merchandising of U-Haul trailers in 1945, co-founders L.S. and Anna Mary Shoen’s first...

U-Haul Adaptive Reuse Program

U-Haul Adaptive Reuse Program

In the U.S., construction and demolition (C&D) waste is about 143 million metric tons annually that is for the most part landfilled. According to a recent Wayne State...

Looking Back: U-Haul Self-Storage

Looking Back: U-Haul Self-Storage

In 1974, U-Haul entered the self-storage industry to meet the changing business environment and the needs of our customers. Early self-storage units consisted of chain-link...

The Future is Now: U-Haul is Using Robots

The Future is Now: U-Haul is Using Robots

U-Haul Team members take the Company's Primary Service Objective (PSO) seriously: “To provide a better and better product and service to more and more people at a lower and lower...

Cooper Celebrates 55-Years With U-Haul

Cooper Celebrates 55-Years With U-Haul

SOMERSET, Ky.—Times sure have changed since 1956. But for the people of Somerset—several generations of them—one thing has stayed the same: Cooper Brother Citgo and U-Haul...

Sharing U-Haul Trucks and Trailers

Sharing U-Haul Trucks and Trailers

Many people have heard the quote, “All I really need to know I learned in kindergarten.” It comes from the book of the same name by Robert Fulghum. What’s the first lesson on the...

U-Haul Starts Serving Canada

U-Haul Starts Serving Canada

2015 marks U-Haul Company’s 60th year of serving do-it-yourself movers in Canada. In 1955, U-Haul opened for business with dealerships in Quebec, Ontario, Manitoba, Alberta and...

The Evolution of U-Haul Trailers

The Evolution of U-Haul Trailers

U-Haul trailers have come a long way from the first trailers that rolled into service in 1945. Those very first trailers used old automobile rear ends for undercarriages. Within...

1,000th U-Haul Dealer

1,000th U-Haul Dealer

From its inception in 1945, U-Haul relied on local business owners becoming trailer rental “agents” (called U-Haul Dealers today). In fact, if a person was moving to a location...

Meet the Team: Angie DeWinter

Meet the Team: Angie DeWinter

A Moving Story By Angie DeWinter-U-Haul Human Resources Vice President Everyone knows that U-Haul Team members are the moving experts. After 29 years with U-Haul, I like to think...