Monthly Archives: February 2018

The History of FedEx Bodes Well for Future Success

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The history of FedEx spans more than four decades. The company has built a stellar reputation over a long period of time, which is one of the many reasons owning routes is a coveted business opportunity.

But did you know the initial concept was first shared in a college term paper by founder Fred Smith? And while you might not think of FedEx as a technology company, the organization was among the first to develop and leverage computer systems in the late 1970s. This led to the first automated customer service center that allowed for real-time package tracking for each shipment. Continue reading The History of FedEx Bodes Well for Future Success

Why Are There So Many Fedex Routes for Sale?

Why Are There So Many Fedex Routes for SaleSo, you’re looking to buy a FedEx route. Congratulations! You will be joining a special group of individuals who are living the American Dream by running their own business, backed by a superpower brand name.  But during your search, you might be wondering why are there so many FedEx routes for sale? Let’s take a look at a few of the reasons why and why that’s not entirely true. Continue reading Why Are There So Many Fedex Routes for Sale?

FedEx Interview Questions All FedEx Route Owners Should Ask Drivers

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This list of FexEx ground interview questions and tips will help sellers prepare before hiring new workers, particularly drivers.

Interviewing is not easy, and we’re not talking about fielding questions from potential supervisors. We mean actually conducting interviews. As the person asking the questions, you not just need to do a comprehensive job screening candidates, you need to be quick on your feet to answer unpredictable questions and answers. Plus, there’s a dirty secret out there: most people dislike interviewing. Two of the main reasons for the disdain is that they don’t do it often and when they do, it takes them away from the day-to-day business. We’re hoping this handy-dandy guide will help give route owners a starting point when interviewing candidates for surface transportation, package handling, and more. here are a few must-ask FexEx ground interview questions. Continue reading FedEx Interview Questions All FedEx Route Owners Should Ask Drivers

How to Ensure Confidentiality of Data During a Transaction

How to Ensure Confidentiality of DataIf you are buying or selling a business you will want to know how to ensure confidentiality of data, particularly when it comes to route business opportunities. A breach of data can not only give your competitor’s an advantage if the deal falls through, but you also risk losing or upsetting current employees who may be unaware of your plans to sell.

During what can be a stressful and emotional time, including a time-consuming due diligence process on both sides, you will need to make sure all information is safeguarded to the max.  Here are a few tips on how to ensure confidentiality of data.
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Common Mistakes Owners Make With FedEx Ground Routes for Sale

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Before putting your FedEx ground routes for sale, you will want to make sure you do not commit one of these costly errors.

You put your blood, sweat, and tears to build your independent business into a juggernaut.  Yet despite all of the care and attention that you poured into your business while you were actively looking to grow it, there’s a shocking reality out there: You would be astonished at how many people either mail it in or make foolish errors when going to sell their business. It might be the last step of a journey for the seller, but it is a critical one. Let’s clear up a few misconceptions and help YOU avoid errors/issues when it comes time to sell your routes.
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