Multi-unit franchisee spent a decade at the frontline level before becoming business owner

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Across so many TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® franchises, you’ll find franchise owners who got their start in frontline positions, working on the trucks as movers and drivers, or even in the office as customer service representatives.

There’s no better way to learn the ins and out of a moving franchise than by doing the moving yourself, and that’s exactly what you get with individuals like multi-unit Franchisee Nick Roerig. For Roerig, he started as a mover at the Columbus, Ohio, franchise nearly 18 years ago, where he learned everything about the frontline operations of a TWO MEN AND A TRUCK franchise. Continue reading

A day in the life of a TWO MEN AND A TRUCK franchisee

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What is it like to be a franchisee with TWO MEN AND A TRUCK? Each day is different, full of new challenges, and filled with opportunities to make a difference in the lives of others.

Our franchisees all operate a little differently within our brand based on what works best for their businesses, but one thing all of them having in common is helping people move forward in their lives with outstanding moving services and giving back to the communities where they operate. So what does a normal day in the life of a TWO MEN AND A TRUCK franchisee look like? Continue reading

What to expect when joining a franchising brand vs. starting your own business

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If you have the dream of one day running your own business, there is quite a bit that goes into consideration when deciding how to invest your money.

It’s important to do your research on both options, including business profitability, what long-term success looks like, franchising support if you go that route, and much, much more. Perhaps one of the most important aspects is determining what your personal goals are and how to align your business with those goals and beliefs. Continue reading

Buying into a proven, successful franchising model like TWO MEN AND A TRUCK

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If you’re going to invest your hard-earned money into a new business opportunity, it’s important to find something you believe and trust in.

There are countless stories of people taking questionable leaps of faith with their money to chase a big pay day that comes up empty, and this can often be traced back to a lack of research on their investment. Another issue that can make this even more difficult is starting a business from scratch, which is why taking the route of franchising can be so beneficial. Continue reading

Top 5 things to consider before pursuing franchising

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There are several ways to go about business ownership,, but one of the more lucrative and rewarding opportunities is franchising.

Franchising allows you to buy into a proven model of success when you start your business instead of coming up with an idea from scratch. You’re able to buy into an already established brand name, a business model that has been tweaked for success, and join a network of specialists at the corporate level and franchisees who have found success – both can offer ideas and best practices to guide you through your journey. Continue reading

Success stories of TWO MEN AND A TRUCK franchising

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Since the beginning, we’ve made it a priority at TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® to make an impact in the lives of those associated with TWO MEN AND A TRUCK – from customers to our employees, people in the community, and our own franchise owners.

Our franchisees have formed an expansive network over the past 35 years and together, they make up a diverse group of individuals with business backgrounds. Each brings their own unique style to the TWO MEN AND A TRUCK brand, and many have partnered together to open franchises and expand their own business ownership footprint. Continue reading

Extensive training programs provide solid foundation for new TWO MEN AND A TRUCK franchisees

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There are many factors that go into a successful franchising opportunity, but two critical aspects of the franchising world are training and support.

Specifically with training – it’s imperative new franchisees understand the business they are buying into, and how to create long-term success. At TWO MEN AND A TRUCK, it’s our priority to provide top-of-the-line training to our franchisees – especially new franchisees – so they’re able to grow their businesses. Continue reading

Franchisees use resources to give back to their communities during COVID-19 outbreak

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The business world is full of uncertainty right now as business owners determine how to navigate through the COVID-19 pandemic while keeping the safety of their team members and customers a top priority.

For our TWO MEN AND A TRUCK franchisees, they are doing the best they can to balance customer needs and giving team members hours, all while taking the necessary precautions and safety measures issued by the CDC and our government. It’s a tough task, but one they are taking head on as we work through new obstacles daily. Continue reading

Making a franchising investment with family

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At TWO MEN AND A TRUCK, we often talk about how we’re a family-oriented business. Founder Mary Ellen Sheets, along with her children – Melanie Bergeron, Brig Sorber, and Jon Sorber – all were instrumental in taking this company to the heights it has reached today, and each of them are still involved with helping the business continue in its growth.

This family message echoes in many ways throughout our franchises, but some individuals take it to a new level and have invested into our franchises with members of their own family or their spouses. Starting a moving franchise with family members can be both rewarding and exciting, and we have multiple instances to prove it can work. Continue reading

Frequently asked questions about TWO MEN AND A TRUCK franchising

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Over 35 years ago, TWO MEN AND A TRUCK Founder Mary Ellen Sheets had a simple idea: a local moving company that would put a heavy emphasis on customer service and change the perception around hiring professional movers.

It worked in her hometown of Lansing, Mich., and little did she know that nearly four decades later, the idea would have grown into the nation’s largest franchised moving company with franchises in 44 U.S. states, as well as locations in Canada, Ireland, and the United Kingdom. While the idea has grown, it has also remained the same – we work to take the stress out of moving while making it the best customer experience possible. Continue reading