FedEx Ground Routes for sale $529,000! Currently grossing $567,606 and nets $168,201 per year as a manager/owner of the business. Includes 5 full time routes, 1 part-time supplementals, 8 vehicles worth an estimated $100k, and 6 employees in place willing to transfer with the business if given the opportunity. Routes are purchased through independent distributor and contracted through FedEx. Territory for this route includes from Ocean Reef (North Key Largo) down through Sugarloaf Key which is Mile Marker 15 in Florida area.
What is the current yearly gross for this route? Currently this route grosses $567,606 per year. Income documentation will be provided to all serious buyers.
How do I get paid? As an independent distributor you are paid per stop, per package, and through bonuses.
Can I finance the route? There is no seller financing for this route, and unfortunately banks will NOT write business loans against route based businesses for several reasons. However if you need money, you can review additional Financing Options Here.
What are my expenses and overhead? Expenses include, but are not limited to: fuel, repairs, payroll, insurance for your vehicles, and liability insurance for your business. The current owner estimates $399,405 per year in expenses/overhead for the business.
What type of vehicle do I need? The current owner operates this business with 8 vehicles that are included with the sale of the business. All vehicles will be paid for free and clear with the purchase of the business. Estimated $100,000 value!
Does the company provide a fuel incentive? Yes, FedEx provides a fuel supplement based on current prices.
What is the Gross vs the Net income? The gross income for the route is $567,606 per year, minus $399,405 estimated yearly expenses as mentioned above gives you the net of $168,201 per year as an owner of the business!
How does the selling price of the route get determined? All FedEx routes determine the selling price of their route by using a 2-3 multiple of their yearly cash flow/net income, plus assets. In most cases this equates to 1 year of the gross revenue.
What are the company requirements? FedEx requires a third party background check, you must have no felonies and a decent driving record. Additionally 1 year of driving experience of a similar delivery vehicle you intend to drive within the last 3 years, or 5 years within the last 10 years if operating as an owner/driver of the business. If you do not meet these requirements, owners can now bypass the required experience by taking an approved FedEx course to qualify as drivers. Access Accelerated Driver Training Program Here. Owners do not need to meet this requirement if they don't intend to drive.
Do I have to sign a contract? Yes, as an independent distributor you sign a service agreement to represent FedEx. The contract is to protect both the company and its distributors.
Is this a viable business model for growth? Yes! Route values can be increased by new account openings, and additional growth in the area. FedEx uses sales reps to expand and develop the routes. In fact CNBC recently did a documentary called "Inside The Package Wars" showing the growth over the years of FedEx and it's competitor UPS. View the video to the right!
Why is the distributor selling? Owner is investing in another business opportunity.
Where is the Terminal/pickup location? Located in Big Pine Key, Florida. FedEx also delivers a semi to the Key Largo area that must be unloaded.
How long has the business been established? The current seller has owned the business for 12 years.
How many stops does the route driver do a day? All routes combined average 700 stops per day and drivers work an average of 8-9 hours.
How many days a week, and what hours do distributors work? Distributors work 5 days a week Monday through Friday with Saturday and Sunday's off. Hours of operation are between 8am - 5pm. Owner simply manages the business and drives on occasion to fill in for drivers.
What about vacation time or personal days? As an independent distributor/business owner you are responsible for the route being serviced. Additionally there are currently independent drivers who have FedEx experience that can cover for time needed off.
What else should I know? FedEx Ground has enjoyed a successful working relationship with independent contractors for nearly 25 years. This FedEx Ground Route is a turnkey business with 6 routes, 8 vehicles, and 6 employees in place willing to transfer with the business if given the opportunity. Large and rare opportunity priced at $529,000! Contact Us About This Route Here!
How can I learn more about these type of routes? In order to provide New Buyers with as much information as possible we have put together a quick overview of the industry. Learn More About FedEx Routes Here!
Disclaimer: Routes For Sale is a Broker that brings buyers and sellers together. Routes For Sale does not represent, or is not affiliated with the company the distributorship is being offered. All agreements are made between the buyer and seller and not Routes For Sale. It is the prospective Buyer's duty and obligation to verify the accuracy of the Sellerís representations and if necessary retain attorneys, accountants, business appraisers, or other professionals. The representation of income is based on the most recent years sales revenue generated by the efforts of the current owner. As with any business you can make more or less.