Mapquest, a wholly owned subsidiary of America Online, Inc.is the world's leading online mapping, routing and global location-based services company.U-Haul is the undisputed leader of the do-it-yourself moving industry.Under the agreement, U-Haul has licensed MapQuest's Hosted Locator service to provide maps and an interactive retail locator on uhaul.com to help customers easily find the nearest U-Haul location.The 58-year-old industry leader has over 15,000 moving and self-storage locations throughout the United States and Canada.
"We are extremely pleased to announce this partnership between two industry trendsetters, both experts at helping people get where they need to go," said Walt Doyle, vice president and general manager of MapQuest Business solutions.
"Our Location Finder on uhaul.com is one of the most popular features on the Web site.It makes it easy for our customers to find the U-Haul location, as well as our affiliated eMove storage locations, nearest their home or destination, with the products and services they are looking for," stated Sam Shoen, director of the U-Haul Web Team."We are always looking for ways to Make Moving Easier® for our customers, and MapQuest worked with us to meet our requirements perfectly.The addition of MapQuest enhances the uhaul.com Location Finder, making it more convenient than ever for customers to plan and arrange for all their moving and storage needs."
About U-Haul Based in Phoenix, Ariz., U-Haul has served the do-it-yourself household-moving customer for over 58 years.U-Haul trucks and trailers can be rented from over 14,000 independent dealers and more than 1,300 company-operated moving and storage center locations across North America.U-Haul, the undisputed leader in the truck and trailer rental industry, has the largest rental fleet in the world, with over 92,000 trucks and 90,000 trailers, is one of the industry's largest operators of self-storage facilities, the world's largest installer of permanent trailer hitches, the world's largest single-brand Yellow Pages advertiser and North America's largest retailer of propane.
Since its launch in 1995, uhaul.com has offered online reservations and other expert moving and storage services that streamline the do-it-yourself moving and storage process.The site is full service, providing valuable information to customers for all their moving and storage needs, including reservations, an online moving store that also includes towing aids and accessories and more.For more information on U-Haul products and services, visit http://www.uhaul.com.
About MapQuest MapQuest, based in Denver, CO, and Mountville, PA, is a wholly owned subsidiary of America Online, Inc., and has three business segments: MapQuest.com, MapQuest Business Solutions and MapQuest Digital Mapping Services.Ranked among the 20 most powerful U.S.brands on the Internet and as the #1 mapping site and #1 travel site by comScore Media Metrix, MapQuest.com is the world's leader in online interactive location-based services with more than 23 million visitors every month generating over five million maps and directions each day.MapQuest Business Solutions is the leading licensor of mapping/destination applications to over 1,500 business customers.MapQuest Digital Mapping Services is a leading provider of digital and print cartographic products to the publishing industry.
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