Category Archives: Best Practices

FedEx routes

FedEx Routes: Common Q&A

Interested in purchasing your very own FedEx route? Before you put the money in to make an investment of this size, you might have some questions that need answers. This is the list of the basic questions that you might have when it comes to first getting started. From here, you should be able to determine if a FedEx route is right for you, and if you’re ready to partner with a trusted brand to grow your very own business.

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truck maintenance tips

FedEx Truck Maintenance Tips

FedEx route owners who are in the delivery realm of things understand that their trucks are the bread and butter of their business. Without trucks, the work would be impossible. And to have to replace trucks? Expensive! That is why it is critical to take great care of your fleet, to keep the trucks rolling throughout the year. These low cost and relatively straightforward truck maintenance tips will keep your FedEx routes humming along. Continue reading FedEx Truck Maintenance Tips

How Long Will it Take to Sell My FedEx Routes?

It’s a question we receive almost daily.  FedEx contractors contemplating the sale of their routes often first want to understand the timeline that goes along with a successful sale.  The process of selling a set of FedEx routes has a wide number of variables that contribute to the timeline – both controllable and non-controllable.

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My FedEx Routes Are Not ISP Compliant: What Now?

For many FedEx contractors, the news of the impending ISP transition has likely been at the forefront of your mind – particularly if your routes fall below the imposed ISP minimums.  As most contractors know by now, FedEx has implemented a nationwide ISP rollout that is slated to transition all states to ISP by 2020.  For those contractors whose routes fall below the 5 PSA/500 stop minimum, this announcement is even more significant – and perhaps a little unsettling.  It should be noted that certain states and terminals have minimums that take exception to this rule.  However, the majority of contractors around the country are faced with a very important question to ask:  What do I do if my routes aren’t ISP compliant?

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