Posted by Danielle Lachenauer on Dec 18, 2018 12:00:00 AM

Murrieta, CA – 12/13/2018; Empower Software Technologies, Inc. developer of Storage Commander software is proud to announce its partnership with Collect A Store Self Storage which is located in Western Cape, South Africa.

Collect A Store is now using Storage Commander’s CLOUD version as their property management software platform for its over 900 self-storage units.

Storage Commander primarily serves facilities by providing property management software (i.e. self-storage, marinas, retail, apartments) in the U.S., and is now making large strides in the international arenas and securing a customer in South Africa was a key component to this endeavor. Currently, Storage Commander serves North, Central, and South American self-storage facilities along with Canada, Australasia (Australia and New Zealand) and now – South Africa.

Storage Commander, U.S. is excited to serve Lorenzo Wessels and his partners, Jurgens Van Zyl and Ian Van Der Walt, by providing software for their state-of-the-art facility in Asla Park, Strand in Western Cape which is a large, multi-level facility which offers 24-hour security with hi-tech video surveillance, and also rents out vehicle parking bays for storing vehicles.

According to Storage Commander’s CEO, Thomas V. Smith, “Lorenzo’s positive energy combined with his astute management team were the perfect fit for Storage Commander. Their facility, Collect A Store, is innovative and needed a management software that would best suit its business needs to not only manage its business with efficiencies through automation, but provide them with the reporting tools to be able to scale profitably through 2019.”

When asked why Lorenzo and team chose Storage Commander, he responded, ““We chose Storage Commander for its ability to automate manual tasks efficiently, its global network of servers so we could have quick and secure access to our data, its user-friendly interface and industry-unique functionality. We’re excited to work with the team at Storage Commander and looking forward to bringing more of our facilities online with it in the near future.”

Storage Commander has consistently demonstrated its leadership in providing high-tech solutions to the self-storage industry. It offers unique features, such as corporate and individual account control, an inventory control and valet module, vehicle tracking module, precise accounting procedures and an extensive reporting tool called “DASH” that is browser based and works on any device. Storage Commander is also one of the first software packages to offer a “Do Not Rent” alert, along with an open API that allows for seamless integration with third party vendors for enhanced service offerings.

For inquiries about Storage Commander, please email: or call its toll free phone number: 877-672-6257.

About Storage Commander / Empower Software Technologies, Inc.

Storage Commander has been a leading provider of property management software since 1998. Its parent company, Empower Software Technologies, is owned Thomas V. Smith and Jeff Power who are both IT engineers and they developed the software. Thomas is a U.S. Veteran and the company is military friendly in its hiring practices.

Storage Commander is a property management software platform that serves the self-storage, marina, apartment, and retail sectors and is scalable for both single or multi-site operations. It offers both a Cloud based and Standalone version of its latest software which is known for its fast connectivity, stability, and security along with its robust offering of functionality to help owners automate their operations.

It utilizes Microsoft Azure servers for premium security, stability, and connectivity with servers that are located all over the world.

Storage Commander has been a leading supplier of property management software for over 20 years and serves thousands of operators in the U.S., Canada, Central and South America, Australia and New Zealand, and now South Africa.


Storage Commander – Corporate / Contact Information


Corporate Phone#: 877-672-6257





About Collect A Store, South Africa

Collect A Store is a state-of-the-art, multi-level facility located in beautiful Asla Park, Strand in Western Cape in South Africa. It provides lifts and trolleys to its customers to help transport items into storage. 24 hours closed circuit video cameras keep the premises safe and secure for its customers. Self-storage units for rent range from 1 cu. Meter to 35 square meters in size. Vehicle parking bays are also available for rent.


Collect A Store – South Africa / Contact Information

Telephone:   +27218508248


Contact: Kevin Kerr, Director of Marketing
Phone#: 951-672-6257 xt. 405