-Written by Erik Sargent
The world of franchising is fantastic opportunity for those looking to own a business in a proven system of success, and one of the best routes for franchising is owning a moving company. The top moving company for franchising is the international moving company TWO MEN AND A TRUCK®, which have been the leaders in the industry for over 30 years.
With multiple areas available to begin your own franchise business endeavor and with more than 92 months of consecutive growth as a system, there has never been a better time for owning a moving company with TWO MEN AND A TRUCK®. We provide our franchisees extensive resources to ensure their success and Franchise Satisfaction including a team of subject matter experts at our Home Office location in Lansing, Mich., access to a vast online training system, and networking opportunities with other franchisees throughout the system.
The process of becoming a franchisee with TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® is designed to find the best fit for our brand, and we provide information to help prospective franchisees make an educated business decision about their future.
“Buying a TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® franchise was seamless for me,” said Holly Stewart, a franchisee at the TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® Cobb County South location in Smyrna, Georgia. “The franchise development team was very helpful through the entire process. They were always available for any questions I had, and really made me feel comfortable about the whole business.”
If you have what it takes to become a successful business owner, franchising with TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® might be the next move for you!
The journey to TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® franchising
So how does the process of starting a franchise with TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® work? During the initial stage, there’s an application and detailed conversation about the partnership, expectations, and what makes a successful long-term partnership. This starts with the application, background and credit checks, a planning and validation period, and ends with a final interview with teams at our international headquarters.
“Each individual and what they are looking for in business is unique, and depends on their personality and life experiences,” said TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® Franchise Development Manager Noelle Burak. “When working with prospective franchisees, we listen to their experiences, goals, and expectations and see if we align with them both personally and professionally.”
Step 1 – Application
This is the initial check point to see if you have what it takes to become a franchisee with TWO MEN AND A TRUCK®. We inquire about why you’re interested in franchising with us, how you heard about our brand, and chat about what a franchise system is.
When submitting the application, you’ll be asked to fill out personality questions, provide personal references and financial information, as well as asked where you’re interested in owning a business, and what your goals and aspirations are.
Step 2 – Franchise Disclosure Document Review
During this step, you are presented with our Franchise Disclosure Document, which educates you on the foundation of TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® and lays out what is expected of you as a franchisee, as well as what you can expect from us.
After extensive review of the franchise document, we encourage you to engage with franchisees in our system with a goal of finding out the answers to any questions you have about franchising with us.
Step 3 – Planning
The third section of the franchising process is where we break down everything and discuss your overall business plan for when you open a franchise. We provide business templates with geographical information, and other planning and market assessment maps. This is where you create a vision for your TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® location and a plan for where you want it to go.
The end of this stage in the franchise process is Discovery Day, where you’ll get to meet the team here at Home Office, learn how we operate, and the keys to success in franchising.
Step 4 – Awarding
Making it to this stage in the franchising process is not the end of the road, but the beginning of your new business adventure with TWO MEN AND A TRUCK®!
The next phase is getting the doors of your new location and beginning to Move People Forward in your community, both as leaders in the moving industry and by giving back through our various cause marketing campaigns and established company core values.
Think you have what it takes to own a moving company and franchise with TWO MEN AND A TRUCK®? Contact us today, and find out how you can start the process! We have areas available in many high-profile locations across the country, and are looking forward to working with you.
TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® is the first and largest franchised moving company in the United States. Let us help move you forward! For more helpful tips and information on moving services subscribe to our blog and like us on Facebook.