A day in the life of a TWO MEN AND A TRUCK franchisee

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What is it like to be a franchisee with TWO MEN AND A TRUCK? Each day is different, full of new challenges, and filled with opportunities to make a difference in the lives of others.

Our franchisees all operate a little differently within our brand based on what works best for their businesses, but one thing all of them having in common is helping people move forward in their lives with outstanding moving services and giving back to the communities where they operate. So what does a normal day in the life of a TWO MEN AND A TRUCK franchisee look like? Continue reading

Buying into a proven, successful franchising model like TWO MEN AND A TRUCK

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If you’re going to invest your hard-earned money into a new business opportunity, it’s important to find something you believe and trust in.

There are countless stories of people taking questionable leaps of faith with their money to chase a big pay day that comes up empty, and this can often be traced back to a lack of research on their investment. Another issue that can make this even more difficult is starting a business from scratch, which is why taking the route of franchising can be so beneficial. Continue reading

Top 5 things to consider before pursuing franchising

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There are several ways to go about business ownership,, but one of the more lucrative and rewarding opportunities is franchising.

Franchising allows you to buy into a proven model of success when you start your business instead of coming up with an idea from scratch. You’re able to buy into an already established brand name, a business model that has been tweaked for success, and join a network of specialists at the corporate level and franchisees who have found success – both can offer ideas and best practices to guide you through your journey. Continue reading

Making a franchising investment with family

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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

Financial planning must know’s before franchising with TWO MEN AND A TRUCK

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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

Multi-unit Franchisee Rob Felcher named 2020’s “Moving People Forward” award winner

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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

Mini-market territories provide opportunity for TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® business ownership within smaller markets

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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

Five important questions to ask when reviewing a franchising agreement

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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

How soon will you see a return on your investment with TWO MEN AND A TRUCK?

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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 franchising earns recognition from Entrepreneur magazine and Franchise Business Review

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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