Many people believe that the only place to secure a loan for FedEx routes is with a bank. However, some banks are hesitant to issue funding for businesses that offer up a lack of physical collateral. Despite being wildly profitable, your bank might balk when asked to provide capital for your route-based business. Continue reading Seller Financing Explained for FedEx Routes
Owning an independent business is synonymous with pursuing the American Dream. Whether you were born knowing that all roads point to running your own company, or have recently been bitten by the self-employment bug, you will want to consider owning a FedEx route. While lucrative and satisfying for most, the business model is not for everybody. Today we look at who should buy a FedEx route and some of the pros and cons that come with the turf. Continue reading Who Should Buy a FedEx Route?
So, 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?
If 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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Did you know that you can work as your own boss while leveraging the global presence and brand identity of a multinational company? Becoming a FedEx independent contractor might be exactly what you’re looking for in your next professional step, but first, you need to learn more about what that means for you. Continue reading FedEx Independent Contractor Job Types
The entrepreneurial spirit shines brightly in many Americans who yearn to be independent business owners, and many of those folks look into buying a FedEx route. And with good reason. As a relatively sound and stable investment, FedEx routes can show an average increase of 15% per year. Continue reading Is Buying a FedEx Route a Good Investment?
Over the years, we’ve kept a close eye on the trends associated with FedEx route sales, FedEx route prices, and the factors affecting each. As brokers of FedEx routes, our clients depend on us to provide sage advice when it comes to route pricing, initiatives to increase value, identifying the right time to sell, etc.
There’s a lot of work that goes into preparing a set of FedEx routes for sale; compiling financials, valuing the business, marketing to and qualifying buyers, etc. But what happens once the deal is negotiated and the buyer is ready to start FedEx approval? Continue reading FedEx Sale & Transition Checklist
Peak season in the FedEx world arrives with the holidays, and with pre-Black Friday shopping getting earlier every year and online shopping rates skyrocketing, peak season is lasting longer than ever. But is this busy season the best time to buy a FedEx route?
Because of high delivery volumes and the additional complications posed by factors such as winter weather, it’s generally advisable to wait until after peak season to purchase a new FedEx route. Here’s what you’ll gain by waiting for the post-holiday slow down to enter the marketplace.
We recently received an inquiry on our blog asking us to share our perspective on how the FedEx model works. While that question deserves a very lengthy and detailed answer, we did our best to break the FedEx model down into a concise, easy-to-read explanation… Continue reading How Does the FedEx Model Work?