Ben Darnell brought over 25 years of business experience when joining the system in 2012

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-Written by Erik Sargent

Part of what makes the TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® franchisee network so diverse is the fact that our franchises come from all different walks of life, backgrounds, and careers.

This collective wealth of knowledge always works toward the greater good of our company, and the diversity in experience amongst our franchisees helps us stay on the cutting edge of business while continuing to develop new and exciting strategies. For Multi-unit Franchisee Ben Darnell, he experienced more than 25 years of work before even hearing of TWO MEN AND A TRUCK – and his experiences were far from the moving industry. Continue reading

Liz Friedmann announced as 2018 Mary Ellen’s Moving People Forward® Scholarship winner

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-Written by Erik Sargent

Like any other day of work for Liz Friedmann, it was business as usual as she arrived to the TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® St. Louis, Mo., office on Thursday, September 27.

Friedmann had spent the last year participating in the Mary Ellen’s Moving People Forward Scholarship program, a year-long program designed to train managers from within the system all aspects of the business to transition them into the franchisee role. She knew the winner announcement was looming, but didn’t know where she stood in the rankings. Continue reading

Multi-unit Missouri franchisee used passion for helping people to grow as a franchisee

 

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When you look at everything that has built up the TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® brand, arguably nothing is more important than quality customer service.

It’s what keeps us going and what has helped develop our reputation in each of the communities we operate, and it’s also what attracts people to our brand – both as customers, and as employees. For Multi-unit Franchisee Grant Hornbuckle, helping people is one of his favorite things, and our reputation for customer service was a major selling point in him purchasing his first franchise. Continue reading

A leap of faith helped Pensacola franchisee make the move to ownership with TWO MEN AND A TRUCK®

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-Written by Erik Sargent

When Greg Micklos made the jump to join TWO MEN AND A TRUCK®, it changed virtually every part of his day-to-day life, and put him on a career path he’d never seen before.

Micklos joined the Peoria, Ill., franchise as the operations manager after more than 20 years working in sales and marketing – including 10 years with Safelite Autoglass. It was a new beginning for his career, and one that would eventually grow into something he had always hoped would come true – business ownership. Continue reading

Summer job quickly grew into a multi-unit franchising experience for Louisiana franchisee

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-Written by Erik Sargent

When Bryan Jones first hired into the TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® family as mover, it didn’t take very long for him to make an impression on those he worked for.

As a college student at Louisiana State University, Jones found himself looking to make some extra cash in between semesters during the summer. He had spent some time working construction, but wanted a different challenge, and stumbled across the TWO MEN AND A TRUCK Baton Rouge location. It was a relatively new location, and would be the springboard for Jones’ entire career. Continue reading

Franchisees and managers get the chance to network and develop new strategies at Fall Franchise Conference and Expo

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-Written by Erik Sargent

The busy moving season is coming to a close as we enter the fall months at TWO MEN AND A TRUCK®, but it was business as usual this week in Lansing, Mich., as franchisees and managers from the network met for the Fall Franchise Conference and Expo.

Held at the Lansing Center in downtown Lansing, franchisees and their team members from all over  North America met with Home Office support teams to learn the latest company news and best practices, hear directly from the executive team on the direction of the brand, and meet with vendors in a fun and interactive setting. Continue reading

Nick Trentanelli takes on franchising role after nearly two decades as TWO MEN AND A TRUCK general manager

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-Written by Erik Sargent

Time and time again, we promote career advancement stories of our well-deserving and motivated team members throughout our system. TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® has a history of promoting from within, and this helps us keep our family-oriented culture fresh and strong as we continue to grow.

For Nick Trentanelli, his story is yet another example of how hard work and commitment to the brand pays off in a big way. Continue reading