A positive brand experience spiked Curtis Newman’s interest in TWO MEN AND A TRUCK

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-Written by Erik Sargent

Long before Curtis Newman became a successful TWO MEN AND A TRUCK franchisee, the same goals and customer service he works on daily to grow his franchises were what caught his eye initially as a customer.

Newman – who grew up in Iowa – had seen the success of the brand in his area, and had even used the company for moving services himself. His parents also used TWO MEN AND A TRUCK and had another wonderful experience. At the time, Newman had no idea he would one day be a part of the brand, but both experiences stuck with him. 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

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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

Illinois franchisee teams up with wife to run four successful TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® locations

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-Written by Erik Sargent

After a nearly a decade of selling construction equipment, Dan Shunk resigned from his position and found himself looking for a new career path.

Shunk had received his degree in agricultural engineering from the University of Illinois, then moved to St. Louis, Mo., with his wife, Rene, where he earned his MBA from Washington University. When he had completed his MBA and it was time to move back to Champagne, Ill., the Shunk’s found themselves looking for a better solution to moving than doing it all by themselves. Continue reading

Florida franchisee applies Home Office work experience into franchise ownership position

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-Written by Erik Sargent

TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® franchisees come from all different professional backgrounds, and that’s what allows our franchisee network to be so diverse and a fantastic resource for new owners in the system.

For Franchisee Pete Ruffing – who operates the Jacksonville and St. Augustine locations in Fla. – his TWO MEN AND A TRUCK journey started when he worked for the Home Office location in Lansing, Mich., as a franchise business consultant. Ruffing was able to learn the system from a broader perspective overseeing franchise operations, and the allure of the frontline lifestyle was what interested him in becoming a franchisee. Continue reading

Ohio franchisee hopes to provide others with same career opportunities he experienced

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-Written by Erik Sargent

Before joining the TWO MEN AND A TRUCK family, Franchisee Josh Payne began his professional career working as a sales manager for a lawn care company.

This helped him learn the ropes of customer service, which would go on to pay off in a big way as he joined TWO MEN AND A TRUCK. Payne worked for three years with the company, but left after he decided to pursue a managerial position for a large national call center. Continue reading