The need for more space to perform operations was a key reason for the shop closing, Smedberg said. Local U-Haul Companies sometimes close stores and repair shops for reasons such as physical plant limitations; long-term strategic plans; shifts in demographics; trends in migration; expansion of the U-Haul neighborhood dealer network; and the proximity to new or existing U-Haul stores.
"We're not selling the Raleigh shop – that 8,000 square feet will be put to good use," Smedberg said. "It will be used to expand our self-storage product to better serve our customers at U-Haul Moving & Storage at Capital Boulevard."
U-Haul is hiring for positions at its Wake Forest facility at 9701 Capital Blvd. When the 20,000-square-foot repair shop is at full capacity, it will employ roughly double the Team Members of the Raleigh shop.
Discover positions available at all U-Haul locations by visiting jobs.uhaul.com.
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