U-Haul Trailer Rentals and Towing Equipment offered at Legacy Thrift & Value Mart in Griffin, Georgia

Jan 30, 2013, 18:24 ET from U-Haul

GRIFFIN, Ga., Jan. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- William Damon, owner of Legacy Thrift & Value Mart, located at 1301 W. Taylor St., recently added U-Haul trailer rentals and towing equipment to the thrift store business he has been operating since April 2012.

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"We are always open to adding collateral sources of revenue that are a good fit for our type of business and location," Damon said. "U-Haul offers just such an opportunity for a small business to take on an additional line of activity that does not interfere with our current trade and can be readily managed to enhance profitability. We are very pleased to have a partnership situation with U-Haul."

Legacy Thrift & Value Mart can now offer towing equipment in Griffin, GA and supplies designed specifically for moving household furnishings, including moving vans, open trailers, closed trailers, furniture pads, appliance dollies, furniture dollies, tow dollies and auto transports.

Families needing the finest in moving services now will have increased convenience and a shorter distance to travel when moving, which not only will make their move easier but also will have the positive effect of reducing the amount of carbon emissions released into the atmosphere. U-Haul partnering with business owners across North America to increase convenience for customers while helping our environment is just one of the programs that support U-Haul Company's Corporate Sustainability initiatives.

"U-Haul is proud to be partnering with a quality independent business such as Legacy Thrift & Value Mart," exclaimed Brent Atwood, president, U-Haul Company of Western Georgia. "William is a great example of the type of successful business relationship U‑Haul has established in order to build and maintain a strong network of more than 15,000 independent dealers across North America." 

For more information, or to rent your moving equipment today, call 770-467-8602. Business hours of operation are: Mon. - Fri. 10 a.m.5 p.m. and Sat. 9 a.m.4 p.m.


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