Martin's Potato Bread Route Charlotte, Gastonia, North Carolina & Clover South Carolina
Martin's Bread Route $35,000! Currently grossing $122,928 per year in sales and nets $31,200! Distributorship and territory is purchased through independent wholesaler. Martin's Bread currently distributes it's well known brand of potato bread and rolls, to popular grocery stores and retail outlets. Territory for this route includes Charlotte, Gastonia, North Carolina & Clover South Carolina area. New stores opening within territory soon! Motivated seller!
Frequently Asked Questions:   Price: $35,000   Cash Flow: $31,200   Financing: Yes   Listing: Active
What are the day to day operations of this route? To summarize, you will start your day by picking up your bread order from the warehouse and then proceed to deliver product to existing accounts that include grocery stores and cash accounts usually starting in the morning hours. Your responsibilities will include the following: Evaluate and creating an order of product needed for the shelf, pull the order from your inventory, receive the order through the back door, and then fill the order to the shelf.
What are the current average sales and gross income for this route? Currently this route averages $122,928 a year in sales. Income documentation will be provided to all serious buyers.
Can I finance the route? Need money? If financing is needed you can review additional Financing Options Here. There is no seller financing.
What are my expenses and overhead? Expenses include, but are not limited to: fuel, repair, insurance for your vehicle, and liability insurance for your business. The current owner estimates $200 per week in expenses/overhead or $10,400 per year.
Who is responsible for damaged or out of date product? Martin's Bread gives full credit for stale and damaged product. HUGE!
What type of vehicle do I need? The current vehicle does not convey with the purchase of this route. Common delivery vehicles used for this type of business are box trucks or enclosed trailers.
What is the Gross vs the Net income? The gross income for the route is $41,600 per year, minus your above mentioned expenses of $10,400 gives you $31,200 in net income or cash flow.
How does the selling price of the route get determined? All route sales are determined by a ratio based on a weekly sales average. The selling price of this route is $35,000 based on a yearly net income of $31,200, equates to just over a 1 year return on your investment.
Do I have to pay for inventory or purchase product up front? No, you do not have any out of pocket expenses when purchasing your inventory. You are however responsible for any inventory that cannot be accounted for through your sales. As long as you run the business as it is designed to operate, you will not have any out of pocket expenses or losses.
Do I have to sign a contract? Yes, as an independent distributor you sign a service agreement. In turn the company agrees to promote and assist you in growing your business. The contract is to protect both the company and its wholesaler's.
Why is the distributor selling? Owner owns and operates another business on the side.
Where is the warehouse located? Currently located Charlotte, North Carolina.
How many accounts does the route have? Currently there are (3) Walmarts, (3) Lowes Foods, (10) Food Lions, (1) Ingles, (1) Target, (4) BiLo, and (1) restaurant for a total of 23 accounts.
How long has the seller owned the business? The current owner has owned this route and territory for 5 years.
How many days a week, and what hours do distributors work? Distributors work 4 days a week 6am - 11am, taking Wednesday's and Sunday's off.
What about vacation time or personal days? As an independent distributor/business owner you are responsible for servicing the route. It is our recommendation that you hire or train someone for additional time needed off. Additionally there are previous distributors for hire that are familiar with routes distributorship type businesses.
What else should I know? Martin's Famous Potato Roll products forged a new category in the supermarket and established the gold standard for potato roll taste and quality. Various competitors in recent years have attempted to produce a "potato roll" that matches the taste, quality, and freshness of Martin's, but if market share is a fair indicator, none have measured up. Martin's was the number one brand of potato rolls on the day they created the category, and they continue to dominate in the markets where they have established full distribution. In fact, some jokingly say that when this bread reaches its expiration date, it's still fresher than the competitor's bread the day it is delivered. Priced to sell at $35,000! Motivated seller! Contact Us About This Route Here!
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