Since the beginning, we’ve made it a priority at TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® to make an impact in the lives of those associated with TWO MEN AND A TRUCK – from customers to our employees, people in the community, and our own franchise owners.
Our franchisees have formed an expansive network over the past 35 years and together, they make up a diverse group of individuals with business backgrounds. Each brings their own unique style to the TWO MEN AND A TRUCK brand, and many have partnered together to open franchises and expand their own business ownership footprint. Continue reading
There are many factors that go into a successful franchising opportunity, but two critical aspects of the franchising world are training and support.
Specifically with training – it’s imperative new franchisees understand the business they are buying into, and how to create long-term success. At TWO MEN AND A TRUCK, it’s our priority to provide top-of-the-line training to our franchisees – especially new franchisees – so they’re able to grow their businesses. Continue reading
The business world is full of uncertainty right now as business owners determine how to navigate through the COVID-19 pandemic while keeping the safety of their team members and customers a top priority.
For our TWO MEN AND A TRUCK franchisees, they are doing the best they can to balance customer needs and giving team members hours, all while taking the necessary precautions and safety measures issued by the CDC and our government. It’s a tough task, but one they are taking head on as we work through new obstacles daily. Continue reading
At TWO MEN AND A TRUCK, we often talk about how we’re a family-oriented business. Founder Mary Ellen Sheets, along with her children – Melanie Bergeron, Brig Sorber, and Jon Sorber – all were instrumental in taking this company to the heights it has reached today, and each of them are still involved with helping the business continue in its growth.
This family message echoes in many ways throughout our franchises, but some individuals take it to a new level and have invested into our franchises with members of their own family or their spouses. Starting a moving franchise with family members can be both rewarding and exciting, and we have multiple instances to prove it can work. Continue reading
Over 35 years ago, TWO MEN AND A TRUCK Founder Mary Ellen Sheets had a simple idea: a local moving company that would put a heavy emphasis on customer service and change the perception around hiring professional movers.
It worked in her hometown of Lansing, Mich., and little did she know that nearly four decades later, the idea would have grown into the nation’s largest franchised moving company with franchises in 44 U.S. states, as well as locations in Canada, Ireland, and the United Kingdom. While the idea has grown, it has also remained the same – we work to take the stress out of moving while making it the best customer experience possible. Continue reading
After a long journey and experience at TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® over the years, more than year of course work and tasks, a dramatic celebration, and months and months of business planning, Juan Gallegos’ dream finally came true last week.
Gallegos – who won the 2019 Mary Ellen’s Moving People Forward Scholarship award – opened his first franchise in El Paso, Texas, last week, helping to continue expanding the footprint for TWO MEN AND A TRUCK and giving us another chance to make an impact in the Lone Star State. Gallegos is ready to get to work right away on his franchise, and is looking forward to the opportunity to run his own business. Continue reading
We’ve worked hard at TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® to build a franchising model that is setup for success, and above all, we want to ensure your financial investment is worth it.
But what exactly goes into financial planning when franchising with TWO MEN AND A TRUCK? Your money will go into startup costs for your franchises, the purchasing of trucks, finding the right location for you, and putting together a moving team and office staff to help move your customers forward. Our franchise development and Home Office support teams are here to help you every step of the way, and we’ll be able to answer any questions you have from the minute you initiate contact about starting a franchise until the day you open your doors. Continue reading
At TWO MEN AND A TRUCK, “Moving People Forward®” is one way we describe moving our customers to that next step in life, but it’s also a mantra we follow for moving our own team members forward in their careers.
We emphasize moving forward with employees at all levels in the TWO MEN AND A TRUCK family and honor those who have helped our team members move forward. Few individuals have made an impact like this more than Multi-unit Franchisee, Rob Felcher. Felcher embodies everything the TWO MEN AND A TRUCK brand stands for, and has created opportunities and positive experiences for customers and his employees for over two decades. 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
There’s quite a bit that goes into business ownership, and opening a franchise with a trusted brand is one way people can get into business ownership themselves. We know that sometimes our traditional franchise model is not the right fit for some perspective franchisees, which is why we developed our mini-market franchise model which debuted in 2017.
With the mini-market model, we’re able to help new franchisees enter territories with a smaller population reach, while also providing them with the flexibility to work with less staffing and trucks in an area where there is still a demand for moving services. Continue reading