TWO MEN AND A TRUCK creates a seamless transition for those wanting to franchise

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-Written by Erik Sargent

When you’ve grown a business over three-plus decades and expanded to more than 300 franchise locations, you learn a thing or two about the world of franchising and business ownership.

TWO MEN AND A TRUCK has built our brand around a franchising model that is sustainable for people of all business backgrounds, and we are continually working hard to tweak and adjust it so that our franchise business owners can experience both financial growth and a rewarding experience. Continue reading

Franchise teams gather for TWO MEN AND A TRUCK Fall Franchise Conference and Expo

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-Written by Erik Sargent

On the banks of the Grand River in Lansing, Mich., TWO MEN AND A TRUCK franchisees and managers gathered this week at the Lansing Center to network, discuss new ideas, and prepare for their next year of operations.

Nearly 150 franchise staff members were on hand for Fall Franchise Conference and Expo, an event that is put on each September for these individuals to regroup after a busy summer moving season and to start planning for next year. With coffee flowing, discussions taking place, and some good food to tie it all together – it was a chance for everyone to keep the strong momentum of the brand growing and figure out what’s next. Continue reading

Starting your own business vs. joining a franchising opportunity

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-Written by Erik Sargent

If you’re an individual or part of a group looking to start a business, there’s endless thought and planning that needs to happen in order to ensure you’re making the best, and smartest, move.

Will the business be profitable? Is there long-term success? Are you starting from scratch, or are you joining a brand through an avenue like franchising? These are all things you need to consider before you start investing your own money. Continue reading

TWO MEN AND A TRUCK franchisees prepare teams for busiest moving weekend of the year

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-Written by Erik Sargent

Being a TWO MEN AND A TRUCK franchisee requires a strong attention to detail all year long in order to keep the business running strong, but perhaps no time is more important than during the busy moving season, which typically runs from April through September.

For the TWO MEN AND A TRUCK brand, the moving peak is this weekend, which we call “Busiest Move Weekend”. An astounding 6,200 moves are expected to be completed by our movers across the country at our franchise locations, with more than 3,100 trucks used and 430,000 miles driven. Continue reading

TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® franchising model earns national recognition from Forbes

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-Written by Erik Sargent

At TWO MEN AND A TRUCK, we are constantly striving to put out the best franchising model possible so that our current franchisees are able to build and grow their operations, and that new and potential owners see the opportunity for success.

It’s a constant effort, but it’s one that often pays off, as it did this week when our franchising model was recognized on the national scale. Continue reading

The TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® franchising timeline

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TWO MEN AND A TRUCK is the fastest growing franchised moving company in the United States, and for more than 30 years, we’ve been working to establish ourselves as the leaders in moving, packing, and now storage with over 300 franchise locations spread across the United States, and even internationally in Canada, Ireland, and the United Kingdom.

None of this success would be achievable without an interactive, engaging franchise model that promotes success – and that’s exactly what we’ve strived to build. Continue reading

Clint Bergman finds new calling as a TWO MEN AND A TRUCK franchisee

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-Written by Erik Sargent

When Clint Bergman arrived in Missouri from the state of Texas, TWO MEN AND A TRUCK wasn’t initially on his radar.

Bergman was moving to Springfield to attend the Baptist Bible Seminary, where he would eventually go on to earn his Ph.D. in Biblical Studies with a concentration in Hebrew and the Old Testament. In the meantime while taking these courses, Bergman needed a job, and that’s how he found his way into the TWO MEN AND A TRUCK network. Continue reading