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

A business partnership with his father has led to a decade-long franchising journey for Cory Christensen

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-Written by Erik Sargent

A solid business partnership requires a familiarity with the other person and a relationship that is built on trust, and for Franchisee Cory Christensen, he has just that.

Christensen – who is the franchisee for three different TWO MEN AND A TRUCK locations in the state of Illinois – his business partner is someone he’s known literally his entire life: his father.

Christensen and his father, Bob, purchased the Rockford, Illinois, location in 2008, and eleven years later have added on two more locations to their resume. Christensen’s path to franchising wasn’t traditional – or even something he expected – but he found a home within the TWO MEN AND A TRUCK brand, and it has paid off. Continue reading

TWO MEN AND A TRUCK: The Story of the Stickmen

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What started off as a simple idea – two high school brothers moving people’s belongings for extra spending money –turned into a journey that has spanned over three decades and more than 7.5 million moves as a brand.

TWO MEN AND A TRUCK started off with humble beginnings and has remained a humble company despite growing its reach to 44 different states, and even internationally in Canada, Ireland, and the United Kingdom. Started by a family in Lansing, Mich., in the early 1980’s, the company has become the nation’s first and largest franchised moving brand. Continue reading

Storage options allow for increased revenue streams for TWO MEN AND A TRUCK franchisees

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-Written by Erik Sargent 

As a potential business owner, it’s important to put yourself in a situation that is both profitable and rewarding as you work hard to develop a successful operation.

At TWO MEN AND A TRUCK, the franchising model we’ve spent over 30 years fine tuning has helped countless franchisees become successful business owners as they offer TWO MEN AND A TRUCK’s top-notch moving services to customers all across the United States. But as our brand continues to grow, so do opportunities for revenue diversification that franchises have at their disposal. Continue reading

TWO MEN AND A TRUCK’s Mark Golden carries on his franchising journey by continuing to purchase new locations

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-Written by Erik Sargent

When Mark Golden first started with TWO MEN AND A TRUCK, it was really simple – he was just looking for a way to make some money on the side.

After graduating from Jacksonville State University in Alabama and managing a few retail stores, he decided he wanted to pursue a different career. This decision ultimately led to him and his wife moving to Gainesville, Florida, where he enrolled back in school to learn more about Microsoft. A local moving company provided an opportunity for him to work while in school again, and would open the door to a whole new career down the road. Continue reading

TWO MEN AND A TRUCK Success Stories: Nathan Murray

At TWO MEN AND A TRUCK, we’re constantly working to expand the reach of our franchising network and bring fresh, new ideas in when we sign franchisees.

This provides a vast and diverse network of individuals that help make the brand what it is and earlier this year, we continued this trend with franchisee Nathan Murray. Murray, along with his parents Tom and Bonnie, recently signed to take over our Houston Northwest location in Texas. The trio brings over 75 years of combined customer service experience, and are ready to continue delivering this customer service to the Houston area. Continue reading