Our top Franchising You blog posts from the past year!

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2019 is coming to a close, and it’s been another successful year for the TWO MEN AND A TRUCK brand – specifically with our franchise development.

The Franchising You blog platform worked to capture some of the highlights from our franchise system and franchisee network, and we covered everything from our 2019 Mary Ellen’s Moving People Forward Scholarship program winner to new franchise openings, franchising FAQs, and much more. Continue reading

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year from TWO MEN AND A TRUCK!

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The entire TWO MEN AND A TRUCK family would like to wish all of our loyal customers and followers a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! We’re thankful for everyone who has used our services, followed us online, or interacted with us in other ways throughout 2019 – without you, we wouldn’t be where we are today.

2019 was another outstanding year for the TWO MEN AND A TRUCK brand. We eclipsed 7.5 million moves as a system, and we’re well on our way to 8 million. We continued opening franchise locations across the United Stated and now operate in 44 states. We also introduced a new and exciting junk removal service, which is available at select franchise locations but will soon be expanding to additional locations throughout the country. Continue reading

Franchisee Success Stories: Jonathan Harshaw

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When Jonathan Harshaw signed his first franchising agreement with TWO MEN AND A TRUCK, he brought a diverse business background that helped him find success quickly.

“I had always been in businesses that were business to business, not business to the general public,” said Harshaw, franchisee of the TWO MEN AND A TRUCK Denver and Boulder, Colo., locations. “So all of a sudden, things like putting together a marketing strategy for the general public was an entirely new operation for me.” Continue reading

Frequently asked questions about franchising with TWO MEN AND A TRUCK

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-Written by Erik Sargent

Featuring over 350 locations across 44 different states in the United States, plus locations in Canada, Ireland, and the United Kingdom, it’s safe to say the TWO MEN AND A TRUCK franchising model is stronger than ever.

Since our Founder Mary Ellen Sheets decided to franchise the company over 30 years ago, it’s been a constant effort to tweak and improve the franchising model for our brand – and it’s something we’re always working on. TWO MEN AND A TRUCK features a diverse franchisee network with individuals coming from all different backgrounds, and each one is able to experience their own versions of success. Continue reading

Frontline team members gather for networking and training at TWO MEN AND A TRUCK Frontline Annual Meeting

 

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-Written by Erik Sargent

Even though there were record cold temperatures in the state of Michigan this week, it didn’t lower the spirits of the TWO MEN AND A TRUCK frontline staff gathered in East Lansing, Mich.

The attendees met for three days at the Kellogg Center for Frontline Annual Meeting, a yearly conference where our frontline team members get a chance to meet with Home Office employees, sit through educational sessions, participate in team building activities, and have some fun. It’s also a good chance for  frontline staff members to meet people from other franchise locations, network, and learn  how other operations conduct within the company. Continue reading

TWO MEN AND A TRUCK Home Office support teams are an invaluable resource to franchisees

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-Written by Erik Sargent

Since TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® Founder Mary Ellen Sheets decided to franchise the TWO MEN AND A TRUCK brand, we’ve continuously worked to tweak our franchising model and make it as streamlined as possible for new franchisees.

We’ve come a long way in the 35 years since we began, and so too has the way we support our network of franchisees. Working to provide our customers with the best service in the moving industry is always the number one goal, but none of that would be possible without our franchise locations and the hard working franchisees, managers, and frontline team members working within those. Continue reading

TWO MEN AND A TRUCK provides hands-on training, dedicated support to new franchisees

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-Written by Erik Sargent

The path to business ownership can take on many forms, but one of the most efficient and rewarding ways to experience life as a business owner is through franchising.

Unlike starting your own business from the ground up – building an idea, developing brand recognition, creating a system from scratch – franchising allows you the opportunity to buy into a proven model of success and open your own location as part of an already established brand. At TWO MEN AND A TRUCK, we’ve created a franchising system that has lasted for over three decades now, and one that has seen countless individuals find success and grow from a single-unit franchise to multi-unit franchise group. Continue reading