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[March 15, 2005]

PODS Inc. Announces Senior Management Appointments and the Opening of Several New Locations

PINELLAS COUNTY, Fla. --(Business Wire)-- March 15, 2005 -- PODS (R) Inc. ("PODS"), a leading provider of mobile storage and moving solutions for residential and business customers, announced new appointments completing and reinforcing the senior management team for the company. Aaron Parker has been named SVP - General Counsel and will be responsible for legal and compliance related issues. Terry O'Brien has been named SVP - Logistics, which is a newly created position, in charge of coordination of local and national transportation carriers. Sam Hensley, SVP has assumed the position of CFO for PODS and Christine Pierce has recently joined as SVP of Corporate Development, accountable for developing major corporate relationships and building employee relocation services. In addition, Corporate Development will create customized membership programs and increase service to our military to support their moving and storage needs. These individuals join the existing team including; Paul Umberg, SVP and COO, Bob Timberlake, SVP and CIO and Dave Revelia SVP of Manufacturing.


Pete S. Warhurst, President and CEO of PODS, said: "We have been in a very exciting and explosive growth period. Inter-franchise moves have far exceeded our original projections, largely attributed to service becoming available in virtually every major market in the US. This rapid business escalation has required modification to and throughout our existing infrastructure. I am truly pleased to be working with these high caliber individuals and am confident that this team positions PODS to surpass the very aggressive business goals we have established."

New and Locations Opening Soon - Eastern, NC, Rhode Island, Tucson, AZ, Bergen, Essex, Middlesex, Somerset, Hunterdon, Ocean, Monmouth in New Jersey, Albany, Buffalo, Westchester, Syracuse, Rochester in NY, Pittsburgh, Lancaster and Scranton, Harrisburg and York, PA, Modesto, Riverside, Santa - Rosa - Napa, Bakersfield, Monterey, Salinas and Sacramento in CA, Shenandoah, VA/WV, Spokane, WA, Boise, ID, El Paso, TX, Peoria, IL, Springfield, MA, and Shreveport, LA.

PODS revolutionized the moving and storage industry by originating the concept of transporting mobile storage containers. The convenient, cost-effective service is unique in that the patented hydraulic lift system is available only with PODS and is designed to significantly reduce shift in contents and securely transport POD brand containers to a dry and secure warehouse or from state to state. Sturdy, weather-resistant PODS brand containers (partially full) are specially designed to withstand a wind velocity of up to 110 miles per hour.

Currently, the PODS network services 7,800 cities in 45 states. The Company has serviced over 265,000 customers accommodating over 17,400 inter-franchise relocations. There are approximately 56,000 PODS brand containers in service.

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