Wisconsin franchisee reflects on 25 years with TWO MEN AND A TRUCK®

 

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-Written by Erik Sargent

Much has changed about the world from 1993 to the present time, as society is moving faster than ever and technology is dominating the landscape of everyday life.

Twenty five years has also seen great change for TWO MEN AND A TRUCK and for Franchisee Tim Lightner, who in 1993, purchased his first franchise location in Madison, Wis. After working for a period of time in the construction industry, Lightner was ready to change things up and run his own business when he heard of the small, franchised moving company based out of Lansing, Mich. Continue reading

TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® leadership recognized by Franchise Business Review

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-Written by Erik Sargent

At TWO MEN AND A TRUCK, a culture of success with franchising has allowed us to grow into one of the top moving companies in the industry, with 350 locations spread across the United States, Canada, Ireland, and the United Kingdom.

For over 30 years, we have continued to expand our franchising model by bringing in franchisees who share our same core values, love customer service, and are committed to  making a difference in the community. This was recognized once again last week when it was announced that TWO MEN AND A TRUCK was featured on Franchise Business Review’s “Top Franchise Leaders of 2018” list. Continue reading

Illinois franchisee teams up with wife to run four successful TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® locations

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-Written by Erik Sargent

After a nearly a decade of selling construction equipment, Dan Shunk resigned from his position and found himself looking for a new career path.

Shunk had received his degree in agricultural engineering from the University of Illinois, then moved to St. Louis, Mo., with his wife, Rene, where he earned his MBA from Washington University. When he had completed his MBA and it was time to move back to Champagne, Ill., the Shunk’s found themselves looking for a better solution to moving than doing it all by themselves. Continue reading

TWO MEN AND A TRUCK franchisees stress recruiting, having proper teams in place for summer workload

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-Written by Erik Sargent

When you’ve been in business for over 30 years and completed over 7 million system moves like we have at TWO MEN AND A TRUCK®, it’s clear that it has been more than just luck that got us to this point.

To match our outstanding services and attention to detail on each and every move we complete, one thing has remained constant from day one until now – quality employees. It’s what makes us continue pushing forward at TWO MEN AND A TRUCK, and what has allowed us to open more than 350 franchise locations across four different countries. Continue reading