2017 is almost in the books, and once again, it was another major year for the TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® brand and our more than 350 locations across the country.
From the launch of our Value Flex® moving service to the introduction of our “Mini Market” franchise location model, the addition of new franchisees, veteran franchisees purchasing additional locations, and ongoing continued growth as a system – it was a year full of stories on the franchise development front.
As we end the year, we compiled 2017’s Top 10 stories for you to enjoy!
High up in the Rocky Mountains, TWO MEN AND A TRUCK Home Office employees gathered with franchisees, managers, executives, and many others in Colorado Springs, Colo., for the TWO MEN AND A TRUCK Annual Meeting. The week was spent learning and sharing best practices, the future of the company, and new, innovative features to implement and improve the customer experience.
Staying in the Rocky Mountains, Jeff Walker and Eric St. Pierre are a few of the longest tenured TWO MEN AND A TRUCK franchisees in the company, and have built a high-powered operation out of their Colorado Springs location.
Stephan Eveland might be completely deaf, but that doesn’t stop him from being one of the best communicators and team members at the TWO MEN AND A TRUCK Fort Myers/Naples, Fla., location. He was honored at TWO MEN AND A TRUCK’s Annual Meeting with the prestigious “Move Hero” award for his outstanding work ethic.
Another set of 20-year franchisees in the TWO MEN AND A TRUCK system, the Tometich’s have built a fantastic operation in Des Moines, Iowa, centered on a strong family and religious atmosphere.
Innovation is always at the forefront of discussion at TWO MEN AND A TRUCK, as we constantly look for the best ways to provide outstanding moving services. This post highlighted some of the important new features to hit the TWO MEN AND A TRUCK system in 2017.
The TWO MEN AND A TRUCK system stretches from coast to coast, and in 2017, our new “Mini Market” model allowed potential franchisees to open locations in areas previously not sustainable, allowing our reach to grow even wider.
As we often highlight in the TWO MEN AND A TRUCK family, we have numerous people who have worked their way up through the system to become franchisees, and Joseph South – a multi-unit franchisee with locations in Alabama, Louisiana, and Texas – is just another example of this.
- TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® continues trend of charitable work with donation to the American Cancer Society
Ever since TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® Founder Mary Ellen Sheets began the company more than 30 years ago, she put an emphasis on giving back to the community and making a difference by staying involved with as many charitable organizations as possible.
The TWO MEN AND A TRUCK franchisee tree is filled with smart, talented individuals who often work well together, and this was on full-display when franchisees Kevin, Curtis, and Steve Newman partnered with franchisees Tyler Whalen and Justin Tangeman to open the TWO MEN AND A TRUCK Albuquerque, N.M., location.
Top frontline employees in the TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® gathered in Lansing, Mich., where they met with executives and other Home Office employees for training and learning sessions as they looked to climb the company ladder.
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