Dedicated Home Office support teams partner with franchise teams to foster TWO MEN AND A TRUCK growth

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In order for a franchising system to be successful and profitable, franchisees must feel confident their franchisor has their best interests in mind at all times. This includes providing the best resources and subject matter experts to assist in all areas of the business.

At TWO MEN AND A TRUCK, we’ve spent more than 35 years perfecting our franchising model to ensure that support is available to our franchises when they need it most. This starts with the dedicated support teams featured at our Home Office location in Lansing, Mich. Continue reading

TWO MEN AND A TRUCK: The Story of the Stickmen

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It was an idea that was simple enough – a local moving business for two high school students in the Lansing, Mich., area to make some extra spending money for fun.

That idea turned out to be something more than just a high school job; it turned into the nation’s largest franchised moving company. TWO MEN AND A TRUCK’s humble beginnings started with an idea by Founder Mary Ellen Sheets, and has since grown into a franchise leader in the moving industry, operating in 44 states, four countries, and with over 350 locations. Continue reading

Five important questions to ask when reviewing a franchising agreement

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Investing your money into a franchising business is a rewarding and exciting opportunity, as you’re buying into a brand with a proven track record that is giving you the opportunity to create business success.

While there is certainly much to be excited about, investing into a franchising model also requires extensive research and a complete understanding about what you’re signing up for. Proper research and planning is necessary before you purchase a franchise location to make sure that your money is being spent wisely. Continue reading

Franchisee Nathan Bocock continues to use effective hiring to grow his franchise locations

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Since Nathan Bocock started his franchising journey with TWO MEN AND A TRUCK, he’s continued adding to his franchising portfolio with the brand.

He’s worked hard to get where he is now in 2020 – which would be a multi-unit franchise owner, with a large network of franchisees under his leadership and the leadership of his franchising group, NBF Franchising Group. Together, the group now operates locations in the state of Georgia, Florida, South Carolina, Virginia, and Texas.

He’s come a long way since when he first signed a franchise agreement in 2012, and has no plans of slowing down. Continue reading

How soon will you see a return on your investment with TWO MEN AND A TRUCK?

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Regardless of the business venture you’re about to embark on, there’s one question that stands out above the rest as you get started: how soon will you see a return on your investment?

It’s the main reason you get into business ownership and the biggest goal you may have – to be successful! You want it to be profitable, and you want to happen sooner rather than later. Continue reading

TWO MEN AND A TRUCK franchising earns recognition from Entrepreneur magazine and Franchise Business Review

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TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® has worked hard to build a franchising system that is both successful and rewarding for our brand and franchisees, and this week, our system earned national recognition from two major publications.

Both Entrepreneur magazine and Franchise Business Review ranked TWO MEN AND A TRUCK in their 2020 franchising lists, giving the brand a positive spotlight and showing how all the hard work we’ve put into to franchising is paying off. Continue reading

TWO MEN AND A TRUCK franchisees create a diverse network with varying business backgrounds

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Part of what makes the TWO MEN AND A TRUCK franchising model and franchisee network so successful is the diverse business backgrounds that many of our franchisees bring to table.

We have business professionals from all walks of life, from those who have worked their way up from mover to franchisee, to those who were experienced business owners elsewhere but wanted to join our family of moving franchises. It helps to create a strong system of support for new and existing franchisees, as there is always someone to rely on for any questions or help they might need. Continue reading