SYS-CON MEDIA Authors: Doug Masi, Mat Mathews, Newswire, David Smith, Tim Crawford

News Feed Item

Storage By The Box CEO Phil Murphy Named Young Entrepreneur of the Year

The Business Ledger cites enterprising executive for seven-month-old company's robust sales and long-term growth potential

CHICAGO, Sept. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Storage By The Box, the only ship-and-store, by-the-box public storage option in the country, announced today that founder CEO Phil Murphy has been named a Young Entrepreneur of the Year as part of The Business Ledger's Entrepreneurial Excellence Awards. Bestowed each year to Chicago-area business leaders under the age of 40, the award recognizes young executives who exemplify the leadership qualities that drive company growth and overall success.

"I am honored to receive this award, which is truly a reflection of the hard work and dedication of each Storage By The Box employee and the enthusiastic reception of our service from our growing customer base," Murphy said. "We've harnessed a very successful niche in helping people and businesses cut the clutter in a more convenient and affordable way than traditional public storage."

Launched in February 2010, Storage By The Box is a revolutionary, alternative to traditional self storage, which can be costly and inconvenient, especially for urban residents. Storage By The Box makes it easy and convenient for homeowners, apartment dwellers and businesses to free up valuable space by shipping their overflow or seasonal items to one of the company's 11 secure storage facilities and retrieving them on-demand, all from the comfort of their home or office using a secure online portal. The company offers free boxes, packing materials and complimentary FedEx shipping to place items into storage. Users simply pack and take a photo of their belongings, note the contents and schedule a pickup through or by calling 1-800-Go-FedEx.

The company offers cost effective storage services to a wide variety of storage clientele, including business storage, student storage, individual storage, and medical & legal storage. Storage By The Box also offers cost-effective document and records storage and retention, as well as document destruction services.

Murphy will be honored, along with recipients in six other award categories, at a Sept. 16th reception in Wheaton, Ill. His profile will also appear in a special section of the semi-weekly publication's Oct. 18th issue.

The Business Ledger is a leading source of business news in the greater Chicago area. Its Entrepreneurial Excellence Awards recognize young executives who demonstrate the drive, perseverance, creativity and willingness to take risks that are required to achieve business success. To be considered for the award, recipients and their companies must demonstrate profitability, significant growth and long-term potential; contribute to the community through charitable or leadership roles; provide innovative employee programs and corporate culture; and, exhibit an ability to overcome adversity.

For more information about Storage By The Box, visit

About Storage By The Box:

With more than 20 years of experience in the self-storage industry, the team of professionals at Storage By The Box provides the most convenient and affordable alternative to traditional self-storage for individuals and businesses that need to free up space. The company offers by-the-box storage arrangements through FedEx shipping channels that make it easy to store and retrieve seasonal items, excess inventory or important documents from anywhere to anywhere at a much lower cost than traditional rental facilities. For more information, visit

SOURCE Storage By The Box

More Stories By PR Newswire

Copyright © 2007 PR Newswire. All rights reserved. Republication or redistribution of PRNewswire content is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of PRNewswire. PRNewswire shall not be liable for any errors or delays in the content, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon.