A dream to own his own business led multi-unit TWO MEN AND A TRUCK franchisee to success

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-Written by Erik Sargent

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Before becoming a part of the TWO MEN AND A TRUCK family, Mike Lally worked for multiple companies after college, mainly in the chemical and coating industries.

Lally had always held the belief that success comes from doing something you love or something that satisfies a sense of purpose, and although he was finding that in these, there was always the desire for more. Ever since Lally was young, he had dreamed of owning his own business, and when he learned of a moving company based out of Lansing, Mich., with franchising opportunities, he was presented with a chance to finally fulfill that dream. Continue reading

A decade of learning at the frontline level prepared multi-unit franchisee for business ownership

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-Written by Erik Sargent

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When it comes to learning every detail of a TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® franchise operation, nothing compares to the frontline experience.

Movers and drivers are the ones getting their hands dirty, completing the moves, interacting with customers and exceeding their expectations on a daily basis. It’s a job that requires hard work and motivation, but is always incredibly rewarding, and helps to keep the TWO MEN AND A TRUCK reputation at an all-time high. Continue reading

Franchisees around the country prepare their teams for the year’s busiest weekend

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-Written by Erik Sargent

Hard-working frontline employees are what drive TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® to new heights year after year, and this weekend, teams from coast to coast will be hustling as they endure the year’s Busiest Move Weekend.

With 6,200 moves on the books and 3,100 trucks expected to be on the roads, we’ll be out in full force helping to ease the moving process for our customers. Meanwhile, our TWO MEN AND A TRUCK franchisees have been working to get their teams prepared for the busy weekend, and there’s quite a bit that goes into this process. Continue reading

Florida franchisee applies Home Office work experience into franchise ownership position

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-Written by Erik Sargent

TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® franchisees come from all different professional backgrounds, and that’s what allows our franchisee network to be so diverse and a fantastic resource for new owners in the system.

For Franchisee Pete Ruffing – who operates the Jacksonville and St. Augustine locations in Fla. – his TWO MEN AND A TRUCK journey started when he worked for the Home Office location in Lansing, Mich., as a franchise business consultant. Ruffing was able to learn the system from a broader perspective overseeing franchise operations, and the allure of the frontline lifestyle was what interested him in becoming a franchisee. Continue reading

Ohio franchisee hopes to provide others with same career opportunities he experienced

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-Written by Erik Sargent

Before joining the TWO MEN AND A TRUCK family, Franchisee Josh Payne began his professional career working as a sales manager for a lawn care company.

This helped him learn the ropes of customer service, which would go on to pay off in a big way as he joined TWO MEN AND A TRUCK. Payne worked for three years with the company, but left after he decided to pursue a managerial position for a large national call center. Continue reading

Continued frontline success drives system to 7 million moves

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-Written by Erik Sargent

From the day TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® Founder Mary Ellen Sheets started the company, she made it clear that above everything else we offered as a brand, outstanding customer service and hardworking people would be what set us apart.

More than 30 years later, those ideals have remained constant, and have helped the brand surge forward into its latest milestone achievement – 7 million system moves. Continue reading

DJ Cook and David Woods humbled and honored by National Move Hero nominations

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-Written by Erik Sargent

TWO MEN AND A TRUCK®’s Annual Meeting – held this past March in sunny Orlando, Fla., – is a chance for members of the company to gather and discuss new ideas, services, and plans as we continue to build and grow the company to new heights.

Attendees – who range from frontline employees all the way to franchisees and Home Office team members – sit in on keynote speakers, informational training sessions, and participate in other activities as they learn more about where we’re heading as a brand. For DJ Cook, a driver at our Polk County, Fla., location and David Woods, a move consultant at our Raleigh, N.C. location – their Annual Meeting experience had a different feel from the rest of the attendees. Continue reading

Highlighting 30 years of continued success as the TWO MEN AND TRUCK® brand continues strong growth trend

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-Written by Erik Sargent

With nearly seven million moves under our belt, more than 380 franchise locations coast to coast and internationally, and hundreds of thousands of lives forever changed just last year along, it’s safe to say at TWO MEN AND A TRUCK, we’re making an impact in the world of moving. Continue reading

Recapping the Top 10 “Franchising You” stories for 2017

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2017 is almost in the books, and once again, it was another major year for the TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® brand and our more than 350 locations across the country.

From the launch of our Value Flex® moving service to the introduction of our “Mini Market” franchise location model, the addition of new franchisees, veteran franchisees purchasing additional locations, and ongoing continued growth as a system – it was a year full of stories on the franchise development front. Continue reading

TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® expands customer reach with Spanish translation

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-Written by Erik Sargent

In order to be the leaders of the moving industry, we at TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® constantly challenge ourselves to make impactful changes to our brand in order to provide the highest levels of customer satisfaction. We have recently made another positive step in this direction, and have implemented translation of website content and marketing collateral into Spanish. Continue reading