Frontline team members gather for networking and training at TWO MEN AND A TRUCK Frontline Annual Meeting

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-Written by Erik Sargent

Even though there were record cold temperatures in the state of Michigan this week, it didn’t lower the spirits of the TWO MEN AND A TRUCK frontline staff gathered in East Lansing, Mich.

The attendees met for three days at the Kellogg Center for Frontline Annual Meeting, a yearly conference where our frontline team members get a chance to meet with Home Office employees, sit through educational sessions, participate in team building activities, and have some fun. It’s also a good chance for  frontline staff members to meet people from other franchise locations, network, and learn  how other operations conduct within the company. Continue reading

Veteran business ownership opportunities with TWO MEN AND A TRUCK

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-Written by Erik Sargent

With Veteran’s Day just around the corner, our team here at TWO MEN AND A TRUCK likes to make it a special point each year to recognize the important sacrifices made by the brave men and women of our military.

People might see our TWO MEN AND A TRUCK franchise locations giving back to veterans in the community through programs like our Movers for Military campaign, but we also work hard to provide veterans with job opportunities – specifically franchising within our brand. Just last year, TWO MEN AND A TRUCK was recognized on the Military Times “best for Vets” list for 2018, which recognizes the top franchising opportunities for veterans around the country. Continue reading

TWO MEN AND A TRUCK Home Office support teams are an invaluable resource to franchisees

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-Written by Erik Sargent

Since TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® Founder Mary Ellen Sheets decided to franchise the TWO MEN AND A TRUCK brand, we’ve continuously worked to tweak our franchising model and make it as streamlined as possible for new franchisees.

We’ve come a long way in the 35 years since we began, and so too has the way we support our network of franchisees. Working to provide our customers with the best service in the moving industry is always the number one goal, but none of that would be possible without our franchise locations and the hard working franchisees, managers, and frontline team members working within those. Continue reading

Two decades of experience gives Franchisee Rob Wallace great perspective as business owner

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Written by Erik Sargent

When Rob Wallace joined the TWO MEN AND A TRUCK family initially, things were a lot different than they were today.

For starters – he joined on as a mover with the Columbus, Ohio, franchise in the winter of 1996 for a brief stint. He left that job to work in logistics for a few years, but in the 1999, found himself with the opportunity to join back with the company and start fresh. Continue reading

Franchisee Drew Brooks to take over TWO MEN AND A TRUCK Little Rock location

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-Written by Erik Sargent

With so many franchise locations across the country, the TWO MEN AND A TRUCK franchisee network is incredibly diverse and full of individuals with a wide-range of business backgrounds.

This makes the TWO MEN AND A TRUCK peer network even more important to new franchisees, as each is able to draw on the different experiences that others have. For new Franchisee Drew Brooks, he brings another layer to this network as he recently joined TWO MEN AND A TRUCK to take over the Little Rock, Ark., location. Continue reading

Franchisee Success Stories: Holly Stewart

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-Written by Erik Sargent

Although the moving industry is thought of as a male-dominated industry, it has never slowed down Multi-Unit Franchisee Holly Stewart from finding success with TWO MEN AND A TRUCK.

Originally starting as a manager in the greater Atlanta area in 2010, Stewart has now worked her way up to the franchisee level and currently has ownership of three different locations in Atlanta. Continue reading

TWO MEN AND A TRUCK provides hands-on training, dedicated support to new franchisees

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-Written by Erik Sargent

The path to business ownership can take on many forms, but one of the most efficient and rewarding ways to experience life as a business owner is through franchising.

Unlike starting your own business from the ground up – building an idea, developing brand recognition, creating a system from scratch – franchising allows you the opportunity to buy into a proven model of success and open your own location as part of an already established brand. At TWO MEN AND A TRUCK, we’ve created a franchising system that has lasted for over three decades now, and one that has seen countless individuals find success and grow from a single-unit franchise to multi-unit franchise group. Continue reading