Texas franchisee uses experience from previous roles to succeed as business owner


-Written by Erik Sargent

For Randi Bloodworth, the beginning of May signaled the six year mark as a member of the TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® family, and throughout that time, her journey has featured a wide-variety of career experiences.

Taking care of employees and providing them a chance for career growth is something that is preached and practiced heavily across the TWO MEN AND A TRUCK brand, and not many careers signify this better than Bloodworth’s. She’s held just about every position you can hold at the franchise level, which has really given her a solid background to work with as she now operates her Pearland, Texas location. Continue reading

TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® Montana locations reach one year of operation with success in hand


-Written by Erik Sargent

The TWO MEN AND A TRUCK brand continually searches for more ways to provide top-notch service to customers, and a big part of this comes from expanding into new territories across the globe.

Last year, we officially broke ground in the state of Montana, and it was a significant milestone for the company. Not only did we begin establishing ourselves in a new area – we also launched our new mini-market franchise model, which aims to open franchises in areas with smaller populations. It’s been a learning experience for both locations – located in Kalispell and Missoula – but the reception has been solid for both after one official year of operation. Continue reading

Continued frontline success drives system to 7 million moves

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-Written by Erik Sargent

From the day TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® Founder Mary Ellen Sheets started the company, she made it clear that above everything else we offered as a brand, outstanding customer service and hardworking people would be what set us apart.

More than 30 years later, those ideals have remained constant, and have helped the brand surge forward into its latest milestone achievement – 7 million system moves. Continue reading

DJ Cook and David Woods humbled and honored by National Move Hero nominations


-Written by Erik Sargent

TWO MEN AND A TRUCK®’s Annual Meeting – held this past March in sunny Orlando, Fla., – is a chance for members of the company to gather and discuss new ideas, services, and plans as we continue to build and grow the company to new heights.

Attendees – who range from frontline employees all the way to franchisees and Home Office team members – sit in on keynote speakers, informational training sessions, and participate in other activities as they learn more about where we’re heading as a brand. For DJ Cook, a driver at our Polk County, Fla., location and David Woods, a move consultant at our Raleigh, N.C. location – their Annual Meeting experience had a different feel from the rest of the attendees. Continue reading

TWO MEN AND A TRUCK continues forward surge with 100 months of consecutive growth


-Written by Erik Sargent

In 2008, the American economy was hit with a major recession that affected businesses of all kinds, TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® included.

It was a tough time for any company trying to gain footing and continuing to make a profit, and there was a ripple-effect throughout the business world as people tried to pick themselves up and get back on track. For the TWO MEN AND A TRUCK brand, a new vision was set in place, a new level of thought was implemented, and the results have spoken for themselves, with the company hitting 100 months of consecutive growth this April. Continue reading

2017 scholarship winner embracing new role as TWO MEN AND A TRUCK franchisee


-Written by Erik Sargent

Around this time a year ago, Robbie Barnes was working as an operations manager for the TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® Greenville, S.C., franchise location, a position he had held since 2013.

Fast forward to March 2018, and the phones went live and the first official move booked for the new Beaufort, S.C., location, which is now under the leadership of Barnes as he transitioned to a new franchisee role. Barnes was the winner of the 2017 Mary Ellen’s Moving People Forward® Scholarship program, an extensive, year-long training program where winners are awarded $50,000 toward the opening of their own franchise location. Continue reading

TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® continues expansion with opening of Wyoming location


-Written by Erik Sargent

TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® continues to forge ahead as a moving company, and early in 2018, we entered a new U.S. state – Wyoming.

Franchisees Rob Graham and Justin Woods officially opened their Cheyenne location mid-February, and completed their first move on February 22. Wyoming is the 43rd state the TWO MEN AND A TRUCK brand currently operates in, and allows us to extend our moving services to even more people across the U.S. Continue reading