FedEx Home Delivery Routes For Sale Birmingham, Jefferson, Blout County, Alabama
FedEx Home Delivery Routes for sale $179,000! Currently grossing $202,900 and climbing (2013 YTD) per year and nets $83,490 as just a manager of the business. Business includes 2 full time routes, 2 vehicles, and 2 employees willing to transfer if given the opportunity (owner willing to stay on if needed). Territory is purchased through independent distributor and contracted through FedEx. Territory for this route includes the Birmingham, Jefferson, Blout County, Alabama area. Trucks are picked up and dropped off at the terminal located in Birmingham, Alabama as well! Seller has communicated that there is plenty of opportunity for growth including assuming additional routes in the area!
What is the current yearly gross for this route? Currently this route grosses $202,900 and climbing (2013 YTD). 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? Need Money? You can review additional Financing Options Here. There is no seller financing for this route, and unfortunately banks will NOT write business loans against route based businesses for several reasons.
What are my expenses and overhead? Expenses include, but are not limited to: fuel, repairs, payroll, workers compensation, insurance for your vehicles, and liability insurance for your business (Note: route payments vary for each distributor, depending on how much money you put down verses how much you finance). The current owner estimates $119,410 per year in expenses/overhead as a manager of the business.
What type of vehicle do I need? The current owner runs this business with 2 vehicles that include: a 2004 Freightliner P500 (426k miles) and a 2007 Freightliner P700 (274k miles) that are included with the route. Estimated $24,000 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 $202,900 per year, minus $119,410 estimated yearly expenses as mentioned above gives you the net of $83,490 per year as the owner/manager 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 3 multiple of their yearly cash flow/net income, plus assets. This business is under priced!
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 its 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 Birmingham, Alabama.
How long has the business been established? The current seller has owned 1 route for 2 years and just acquired a second route at the beginning of 2012.
How many stops does the route driver do a day? Routes average 160 packages combined per day and work an average of 8-10 hours.
How many days a week, and what hours do distributors work? Drivers work 5 days a week Tuesday through Saturday and are off Sunday's and Monday's. Hours of operation are between 7:00am - 5:00pm.
What about vacation time or personal days? As an independent distributor/business owner you are responsible for the route being serviced. Terminal will provide vacation time for up to 1 week per year if needed for full time drivers. Additionally there are currently independent drivers who have FedEx experience that can cover for time needed off.
What is required in order to qualify for purchase? Typically, most company routes or distributorships will require you to attend an interview for approval from the company, background check, and in most cases require the buyer to form some type of entity such as an LLC or Corporation. This not only protects the company, but also ensures protection of your business. If you need help forming this, we recommend that you Form A Corporation Here.
What else should I know? The transportation industry has a long history of working successfully with independent contractors, and itís no different at FedEx Home Delivery. FedEx has enjoyed a successful working relationship with independent contractors for nearly 25 years. FedEx Home Delivery Routes are in demand! Simply manage this business as the owner and net $83,490 a year! Motivated seller and priced to sell at $179,000. 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! For additional consulting with a current FedEx contractor Contact A Specialist 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.