Franchises increase efficiency and develop money-saving methods with Teletrac Navman

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-Written by Erik Sargent

When a company has a vast franchising network like TWO MEN AND A TRUCK®, it’s important to stay on the cutting edge of technology so they are better able to serve customers.

For franchisees, finding new and improved methods to help operations can be the difference between growth and being stagnant, and this creates need for outside vendor services that are available to franchises. One of the top preferred vendors at TWO MEN AND A TRUCK is Teletrac Navman, a fleet management software company that helps businesses who handle a large number of trucks and drivers. Continue reading

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

To learn more about franchising opportunities with TWO MEN AND A TRUCK, click here.

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

Multi-unit franchisee stays motivated by great relationships after 20 years with TWO MEN AND A TRUCK®

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-Written by Erik Sargent

When Mark Golden started with TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® more than 20 years ago, he started small by joining the Huntsville, Ala., location as a mover.

Over the next nine and a half years, Golden would slowly advance into just about every role you can experience working at the frontline level of a franchise, advancing from a mover to a customer service representative, then to a move manager, an operations manager, and finally a general manager. Having worked in essentially every role available for a TWO MEN AND A TRUCK location, there was only one step for Golden to take – the jump to franchisee. 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

To learn more about franchising opportunities with TWO MEN AND A TRUCK, click here.

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

Growing up around the TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® brand inspired multi-unit franchisee to pursue opportunity with the brand

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-Written by Erik Sargent

To learn more about franchising opportunities with TWO MEN AND A TRUCK, click here.

The small-town, local feel that comes with TWO MEN AND A TRUCK is what has helped develop the brand since it began in 1985, and is a big part of what connects us with our customers.

It’s also a major part of what stands out to people looking to start their own business or career, and for Franchisee Kyle Norcutt, it’s what led to a career with TWO MEN AND A TRUCK over the last 20 years. Continue reading

Wisconsin franchisee reflects on 25 years with TWO MEN AND A TRUCK®

 

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-Written by Erik Sargent

Much has changed about the world from 1993 to the present time, as society is moving faster than ever and technology is dominating the landscape of everyday life.

Twenty five years has also seen great change for TWO MEN AND A TRUCK and for Franchisee Tim Lightner, who in 1993, purchased his first franchise location in Madison, Wis. After working for a period of time in the construction industry, Lightner was ready to change things up and run his own business when he heard of the small, franchised moving company based out of Lansing, Mich. Continue reading

TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® leadership recognized by Franchise Business Review

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-Written by Erik Sargent

At TWO MEN AND A TRUCK, a culture of success with franchising has allowed us to grow into one of the top moving companies in the industry, with 350 locations spread across the United States, Canada, Ireland, and the United Kingdom.

For over 30 years, we have continued to expand our franchising model by bringing in franchisees who share our same core values, love customer service, and are committed to  making a difference in the community. This was recognized once again last week when it was announced that TWO MEN AND A TRUCK was featured on Franchise Business Review’s “Top Franchise Leaders of 2018” list. Continue reading