Delivery service promises huge time savings for self-storage users
One-of-a-kind, self-loading trailers are set to offer big time savings to self-storage users, as disruptive new Preston firm sets for launch.
Craig Wilson of Blox Mobile Storage won the Cotton Court Start Up Competition back in May, a testament to the innovative concept of Blox and Craig’s passion and determination for his product.
BLOX is launching the first Mobile Self-Storage service of its kind in the region, with the use of custom-built trailers that can deliver and collect walk-in sized storage containers directly to the customers door.
Craig hopes to cure some long-standing headaches for storage users, who until now have had to rely on van hire or incur costly labour charges when moving belongings into storage, as well as having to unpack and re-pack their items once at the store.
BLOX is the brainchild of a former Royal Marine turned Transport Manager and will initially be operating from Higher Walton Mill near Preston and servicing the Preston, Blackburn and Chorley areas.
BLOX founder, Craig Wilson said: “I was helping somebody move home a couple of years ago and I thought how good it would be if there was a service that delivered and collected large storage containers directly to the customer.
I did a lot of research and found that similar services held large shares of the market overseas in the likes of the U.S. and Australia, but nobody offered quite the same thing here in the U.K.
The idea turned into a bit of an obsession and developed over the next two to three years until I eventually came up with my current vision of Blox.
I think that the concept has massive potential and can save individuals and businesses a huge amount of their valuable time.”
Robert Binns of Cotton Court said: “Myself and the rest of the panel recognised a lot of entrepreneurial qualities in Craig which are crucial when launching a business that is offering a game changing product. We are excited about being part of Craig’s journey as Blox Storage launches and looking forward to another Cotton Court client success story!”
Blox will be offering their convenient storage solution from the beginning of July, with delivery charges generally being cheaper than equivalent van hire from any major provider and storage prices in-line with the lower end of self-storage facilities.
Individuals or businesses that are interested in Blox service can get in touch via https://bloxstorage.co.uk/ or find out more by following their social media.