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
In order for a franchising system to be successful and profitable, franchisees must feel confident their franchisor has their best interests in mind at all times. This includes providing the best resources and subject matter experts to assist in all areas of the business.
At TWO MEN AND A TRUCK, we’ve spent more than 35 years perfecting our franchising model to ensure that support is available to our franchises when they need it most. This starts with the dedicated support teams featured at our Home Office location in Lansing, Mich. Continue reading
It was an idea that was simple enough – a local moving business for two high school students in the Lansing, Mich., area to make some extra spending money for fun.
That idea turned out to be something more than just a high school job; it turned into the nation’s largest franchised moving company. TWO MEN AND A TRUCK’s humble beginnings started with an idea by Founder Mary Ellen Sheets, and has since grown into a franchise leader in the moving industry, operating in 44 states, four countries, and with over 350 locations. 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
Since Nathan Bocock started his franchising journey with TWO MEN AND A TRUCK, he’s continued adding to his franchising portfolio with the brand.
He’s worked hard to get where he is now in 2020 – which would be a multi-unit franchise owner, with a large network of franchisees under his leadership and the leadership of his franchising group, NBF Franchising Group. Together, the group now operates locations in the state of Georgia, Florida, South Carolina, Virginia, and Texas.
He’s come a long way since when he first signed a franchise agreement in 2012, and has no plans of slowing down. 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
TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® has worked hard to build a franchising system that is both successful and rewarding for our brand and franchisees, and this week, our system earned national recognition from two major publications.
Both Entrepreneur magazine and Franchise Business Review ranked TWO MEN AND A TRUCK in their 2020 franchising lists, giving the brand a positive spotlight and showing how all the hard work we’ve put into to franchising is paying off. Continue reading
Part of what makes the TWO MEN AND A TRUCK franchising model and franchisee network so successful is the diverse business backgrounds that many of our franchisees bring to table.
We have business professionals from all walks of life, from those who have worked their way up from mover to franchisee, to those who were experienced business owners elsewhere but wanted to join our family of moving franchises. It helps to create a strong system of support for new and existing franchisees, as there is always someone to rely on for any questions or help they might need. Continue reading
If you’re looking for a new business opportunity or the chance to run your own business, franchising with TWO MEN AND A TRUCK is a great option to consider.
TWO MEN AND A TRUCK is the nation’s first and largest franchised moving company and for over 35 years, we’ve been the leaders in the moving industry, committed to customer service while offering a variety of professional moving services to fit any moving need. Along the way, we’ve built a diverse and experienced franchisee network that makes up over 350 locations across 44 U.S., states, and even into Canada, Ireland, and the United Kingdom. Continue reading