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
For the 30th year in a row, the TWO MEN AND A TRUCK family gathered for our Annual Meeting conference, this time traveling out into the desert of Las Vegas, Nev., at the Red Rock Casino and Resort.
Back in Las Vegas for the first time since 2014, franchisees, managers, and Home Office employees met to discuss the current state of the company, new goals for the year ahead, and exciting new plans for TWO MEN AND A TRUCK as we continue to grow and expand nationwide. The three-day event was full of educational sessions, executive boardrooms, training seminars, and opportunities to have a little fun in the Las Vegas atmosphere. Continue reading
Investing your money into a franchising business is a rewarding and exciting opportunity, as you’re buying into a brand with a proven track record that is giving you the opportunity to create business success.
While there is certainly much to be excited about, investing into a franchising model also requires extensive research and a complete understanding about what you’re signing up for. Proper research and planning is necessary before you purchase a franchise location to make sure that your money is being spent wisely. Continue reading
Regardless of the business venture you’re about to embark on, there’s one question that stands out above the rest as you get started: how soon will you see a return on your investment?
It’s the main reason you get into business ownership and the biggest goal you may have – to be successful! You want it to be profitable, and you want to happen sooner rather than later. Continue reading
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
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
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
-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
-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
-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