Category Archives: Buyer Insights

The Hottest FedEx Contractor Routes for Sale

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When buyers are looking for the hottest FedEx contractor routes for sale, there is no doubt that a theme has emerged: the market is currently embracing pick up and delivery routes that are fully ISP complaint.

With FedEx’s long-ago announced mandate that contractors meet certain thresholds as far as routes and stops, as well as be completely overlapped between ground and home delivery, many folks are looking avoid the issues altogether. Continue reading The Hottest FedEx Contractor Routes for Sale

A Little About FedEx Stepvan and Cargo Trucks

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Whether you call is a stepvan, step van or step truck, these 4-wheeled utility vehicles have been around since the 1930s.  The first incarnations delivered milk and bread, allowing the driver to operate the vehicle while sitting or standing. Over time, stepvans have been adopted by delivery companies like FedEx. You also might see one selling ice cream in your neighborhood! Continue reading A Little About FedEx Stepvan and Cargo Trucks

4 Tips on How to Get a Loan for Your FedEx Contractor Route

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As a FedEx contractor, applying for a loan can be a stressful time. It often feels like a process that is out of your control, conducted by complete strangers who have the power to make or break your life as a small business person. However, there are certain things that you can take control of that will make the loan application process easier to survive. Continue reading 4 Tips on How to Get a Loan for Your FedEx Contractor Route

Marketplace Update: FedEx Line Haul for Sale

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The backbone of any economy is supply and demand; how much of something can the market offer and what are people willing to pay. When it comes to a FedEx line haul for sale,  sellers are hoping that inventory is limited and buyers want to have many options. Of course, not everyone can always win and the system ebbs and flows. Continue reading Marketplace Update: FedEx Line Haul for Sale

Seller Financing Explained for FedEx Routes

FedEx routesMany 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

Who Should Buy a FedEx Route?

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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?

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?

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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