Multi-unit Franchisee Curtis Newman’s main goals day-to-day are trying to grow his multiple TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® locations by providing the best customer service possible for his customers.
It’s the goal for all of our franchisees, but Newman was on the other end of this years ago – and it paved the way for where he is now. Newman, originally from Iowa, was familiar with TWO MEN AND A TRUCK and had seen the trucks around.
-Written by Erik Sargent
Sometimes, the advice and persuasion of your friends can be enough to push you in the direction of taking on a new challenge or risk in life.
Chris Raiber had always liked the idea of owning his own business, but was having a successful career in his own right, and wasn’t quite sure how or when he would ever have the opportunity to chase the dream of business ownership. However, that quickly changed with hearing how successful his friends were as TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® franchisees.
With so many franchisees in our TWO MEN AND A TRUCK franchisee network, there are many stories on how their journey got started and how they heard about the brand.
They can range from someone looking for new business opportunities to families joining forces to open their own franchise, but each brings its own unique story to our proud history. For Franchisee Jim Frederickson, his story would fall in the category of “simple”.
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
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
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
After a long journey and experience at TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® over the years, more than year of course work and tasks, a dramatic celebration, and months and months of business planning, Juan Gallegos’ dream finally came true last week.
Gallegos – who won the 2019 Mary Ellen’s Moving People Forward Scholarship award – opened his first franchise in El Paso, Texas, last week, helping to continue expanding the footprint for TWO MEN AND A TRUCK and giving us another chance to make an impact in the Lone Star State. Gallegos is ready to get to work right away on his franchise, and is looking forward to the opportunity to run his own business. Continue reading
At TWO MEN AND A TRUCK, “Moving People Forward®” is one way we describe moving our customers to that next step in life, but it’s also a mantra we follow for moving our own team members forward in their careers.
We emphasize moving forward with employees at all levels in the TWO MEN AND A TRUCK family and honor those who have helped our team members move forward. Few individuals have made an impact like this more than Multi-unit Franchisee, Rob Felcher. Felcher embodies everything the TWO MEN AND A TRUCK brand stands for, and has created opportunities and positive experiences for customers and his employees for over two decades. Continue reading
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
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