A franchising magazine feature sold Franchisee Jim Frederickson on the TWO MEN AND A TRUCK brand

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-Written Erik Sargent

Each franchisee in our network has their own, unique journey to how they ended up franchising with TWO MEN AND A TRUCK.

For Franchisee Jim Frederickson – who owns the Scottsdale, Ariz., location – his professional career featured multiple jobs, including construction, mining equipment sales, servicing parts, and general contracting.

Around the turn of the new century, Frederickson was working in a role that required him to commute frequently. One day he picked up a magazine for some light reading, and it turned out that would open a whole new window for him. Continue reading

Multi-unit Missouri franchisee used passion for helping people to grow as a franchisee

 

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When you look at everything that has built up the TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® brand, arguably nothing is more important than quality customer service.

It’s what keeps us going and what has helped develop our reputation in each of the communities we operate, and it’s also what attracts people to our brand – both as customers, and as employees. For Multi-unit Franchisee Grant Hornbuckle, helping people is one of his favorite things, and our reputation for customer service was a major selling point in him purchasing his first franchise. Continue reading

Summer job quickly grew into a multi-unit franchising experience for Louisiana franchisee

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-Written by Erik Sargent

When Bryan Jones first hired into the TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® family as mover, it didn’t take very long for him to make an impression on those he worked for.

As a college student at Louisiana State University, Jones found himself looking to make some extra cash in between semesters during the summer. He had spent some time working construction, but wanted a different challenge, and stumbled across the TWO MEN AND A TRUCK Baton Rouge location. It was a relatively new location, and would be the springboard for Jones’ entire career. Continue reading

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

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