New franchisee brings customer service background to his first TWO MEN AND A TRUCK franchise

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-Written by Erik Sargent

Sometimes, the advice and persuasion of your friends can be enough to push you in the direction of taking on a new challenge or risk in life.

Chris Raiber had always liked the idea of owning his own business, but was having a successful career in his own right, and wasn’t quite sure how or when he would ever have the opportunity to chase the dream of business ownership. However, that quickly changed with hearing how successful his friends were as TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® franchisees.

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A franchise magazine feature sold multi-unit Arizona franchisee on investing with TWO MEN AND A TRUCK

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With so many franchisees in our TWO MEN AND A TRUCK franchisee network, there are many stories on how their journey got started and how they heard about the brand.

They can range from someone looking for new business opportunities to families joining forces to open their own franchise, but each brings its own unique story to our proud history. For Franchisee Jim Frederickson, his story would fall in the category of “simple”.

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Multi-unit franchisee spent a decade at the frontline level before becoming business owner

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Across so many TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® franchises, you’ll find franchise owners who got their start in frontline positions, working on the trucks as movers and drivers, or even in the office as customer service representatives.

There’s no better way to learn the ins and out of a moving franchise than by doing the moving yourself, and that’s exactly what you get with individuals like multi-unit Franchisee Nick Roerig. For Roerig, he started as a mover at the Columbus, Ohio, franchise nearly 18 years ago, where he learned everything about the frontline operations of a TWO MEN AND A TRUCK franchise. Continue reading

Franchisee Nathan Bocock continues to use effective hiring to grow his franchise locations

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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

Two decades of experience gives Franchisee Rob Wallace great perspective as business owner

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Written by Erik Sargent

When Rob Wallace joined the TWO MEN AND A TRUCK family initially, things were a lot different than they were today.

For starters – he joined on as a mover with the Columbus, Ohio, franchise in the winter of 1996 for a brief stint. He left that job to work in logistics for a few years, but in the 1999, found himself with the opportunity to join back with the company and start fresh. Continue reading

Franchisee Drew Brooks to take over TWO MEN AND A TRUCK Little Rock location

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-Written by Erik Sargent

With so many franchise locations across the country, the TWO MEN AND A TRUCK franchisee network is incredibly diverse and full of individuals with a wide-range of business backgrounds.

This makes the TWO MEN AND A TRUCK peer network even more important to new franchisees, as each is able to draw on the different experiences that others have. For new Franchisee Drew Brooks, he brings another layer to this network as he recently joined TWO MEN AND A TRUCK to take over the Little Rock, Ark., location. Continue reading

Franchisee Success Stories: Holly Stewart

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-Written by Erik Sargent

Although the moving industry is thought of as a male-dominated industry, it has never slowed down Multi-Unit Franchisee Holly Stewart from finding success with TWO MEN AND A TRUCK.

Originally starting as a manager in the greater Atlanta area in 2010, Stewart has now worked her way up to the franchisee level and currently has ownership of three different locations in Atlanta. Continue reading

Franchisee Success Stories: Justin Tangeman

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-Written by Erik Sargent

Few stories in the TWO MEN AND A TRUCK family embody the journey of moving forward with the company quite like the story of Franchisee Justin Tangeman.

Tangeman – who started with the company as a mover – has worked his way up to become a multi-unit franchisee with his business partner, Tyler Whalen. Together, the franchising team now owns six different franchise locations across the states of Kansas, Nebraska, and New Mexico. Continue reading

Franchisee Chad Arnold taking on Dallas area 20 years after first signing as franchisee

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-Written by Erik Sargent

TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® has come a long way in the 30 years since it all began, and so too have numerous franchisees who have put in multiple decades of time helping our brand move forward.

For Franchisee Chad Arnold, he’s had a long journey with the “Movers Who Care®” – 20 years, in fact. At the young age of 25, Arnold purchased his first TWO MEN AND A TRUCK franchise location, and hasn’t looked back since as he continues to expand his reach. Continue reading

Long-time franchisee Brooke Wilson profiled by Franchising.com

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Written by Erik Sargent

For 15 years now, Brooke Wilson has established herself as one of the top franchisees in the TWO MEN AND A TRUCK franchising network, growing five different successful franchise locations across North Carolina and Georgia.

She’s joined by her business partner – and husband – Les, and the two have represented the TWO MEN AND A TRUCK brand well as they’ve established themselves as the leaders in the moving industry. This success has not gone unnoticed, and recently, Franchising.com featured Brooke in a business profile on their website. Continue reading