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

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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

TWO MEN AND A TRUCK franchisees stress recruiting, having proper teams in place for summer workload

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-Written by Erik Sargent

When you’ve been in business for over 30 years and completed over 7 million system moves like we have at TWO MEN AND A TRUCK®, it’s clear that it has been more than just luck that got us to this point.

To match our outstanding services and attention to detail on each and every move we complete, one thing has remained constant from day one until now – quality employees. It’s what makes us continue pushing forward at TWO MEN AND A TRUCK, and what has allowed us to open more than 350 franchise locations across four different countries. Continue reading

New Year, new opportunity to create business goals

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-Written by Erik Sargent 

Welcome to 2018! With the New Year, it’s the perfect time to begin thinking about personal and professional resolutions to better yourself this next year.

For the TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® brand, our goal as always is continuing to provide the highest level of customer service and satisfaction as we help people with all types of moving needs. We have shown continued system growth now for more than eight years, and as always, this can be traced back to our 96 percent system-wide customer referral rating. Continue reading

Finding the perfect work-life balance as you open a moving company franchise

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-Written by Erik Sargent

Running your own business can be tough (or a challenge), often times testing your mental and physical boundaries as you strive to run the best operation possible while still enjoying a personal life. This requires an incredible amount of balance and learning how to delegate your time between work and family. Continue reading

Why leaving your career and pursuing business ownership is worthwhile

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Nearly everyone knows the feeling of sitting at your cubicle, frustrated at both your lack of productivity and the reason behind it – you aren’t exactly thrilled with your job, or at least certain parts of it. As you sit there doing mindless work for someone else and spinning your tires in the mud, you begin to wonder what your purpose is, if you’ll ever make an impact, and if you’ll be sitting in this same spot every day for the rest of your working life. Continue reading