TWO MEN AND A TRUCK recently recognized by Franchise Business Review in two categories

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-Written by Erik Sargent

Although a large focus for us here at TWO MEN AND A TRUCK will always be our customer service, we also put a heavy emphasis on many other aspects of our business – most notably our franchise model and satisfaction of our franchisees.

This franchise model is what has propelled our company from a local business to an international success, and we’re always looking for ways to continue growing our business while bringing in successful, business-minded individuals. This month, TWO MEN AND A TRUCK was able to pick up two more forms of recognition from the popular franchising website – Franchise Business Review. Continue reading

Starting your own business vs. joining a franchising opportunity

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-Written by Erik Sargent

If you’re an individual or part of a group looking to start a business, there’s endless thought and planning that needs to happen in order to ensure you’re making the best, and smartest, move.

Will the business be profitable? Is there long-term success? Are you starting from scratch, or are you joining a brand through an avenue like franchising? These are all things you need to consider before you start investing your own money. Continue reading

TWO MEN AND A TRUCK franchising team continues to expand their franchise locations

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Written by Erik Sargent

Part of what makes the TWO MEN AND A TRUCK franchisee network so successful is the wide-range of experience our franchisees have, either within our franchise system or previous careers they’ve had.

With over 350 franchise locations in 44 different states, we have a little bit of everything with our franchisees, and sometimes these different backgrounds pair up and create ownership teams that can take locations to new heights. Continue reading

TWO MEN AND A TRUCK franchisees prepare teams for busiest moving weekend of the year

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-Written by Erik Sargent

Being a TWO MEN AND A TRUCK franchisee requires a strong attention to detail all year long in order to keep the business running strong, but perhaps no time is more important than during the busy moving season, which typically runs from April through September.

For the TWO MEN AND A TRUCK brand, the moving peak is this weekend, which we call “Busiest Move Weekend”. An astounding 6,200 moves are expected to be completed by our movers across the country at our franchise locations, with more than 3,100 trucks used and 430,000 miles driven. Continue reading

TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® franchising model earns national recognition from Forbes

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-Written by Erik Sargent

At TWO MEN AND A TRUCK, we are constantly striving to put out the best franchising model possible so that our current franchisees are able to build and grow their operations, and that new and potential owners see the opportunity for success.

It’s a constant effort, but it’s one that often pays off, as it did this week when our franchising model was recognized on the national scale. Continue reading

A business partnership with his father has led to a decade-long franchising journey for Cory Christensen

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-Written by Erik Sargent

A solid business partnership requires a familiarity with the other person and a relationship that is built on trust, and for Franchisee Cory Christensen, he has just that.

Christensen – who is the franchisee for three different TWO MEN AND A TRUCK locations in the state of Illinois – his business partner is someone he’s known literally his entire life: his father.

Christensen and his father, Bob, purchased the Rockford, Illinois, location in 2008, and eleven years later have added on two more locations to their resume. Christensen’s path to franchising wasn’t traditional – or even something he expected – but he found a home within the TWO MEN AND A TRUCK brand, and it has paid off. Continue reading

TWO MEN AND A TRUCK: The Story of the Stickmen

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What started off as a simple idea – two high school brothers moving people’s belongings for extra spending money –turned into a journey that has spanned over three decades and more than 7.5 million moves as a brand.

TWO MEN AND A TRUCK started off with humble beginnings and has remained a humble company despite growing its reach to 44 different states, and even internationally in Canada, Ireland, and the United Kingdom. Started by a family in Lansing, Mich., in the early 1980’s, the company has become the nation’s first and largest franchised moving brand. Continue reading