Storage on Demand will allow customers to request the “valet storage” service through a mobile-friendly website, according to UPS. Then, customers can use the website to request same-day delivery of the stored items to their front door.
According to UPS, prices start at $5 per month and Storage on Demand is offering a promotion for the first three months free.
In launching the business, UPS cited statistics from SpareFoot Inc. indicating self-storage is a $38 billion industry growing at a rate of 7.7 percent annually.
The service will also make use of available space in UPS facilities.