Snyder's - Lance Cracker Route For Sale Milford, Connecticut

Snyder's Pretzels - Lance Cracker route for sale $169,000, requires $66k down! Currently generating $488,800 in yearly sales. Distributorship and territory is purchased through Snyder's - Lance. Snyder's - Lance currently distributes it's well known brand of Snyder's Pretzels, Lance Crackers, Stella Dora, Kruncher's, Beef Jerky, Archway Cookies, Capecod Chips, Okedok, Jay's, and more (also known as route sales). This is truly a GROUND Floor Opportunity! Invest now while these are still cheap! Territory for this route includes the Milford, (New Haven County) Connecticut area. Additionally distributors just had a company wide meeting an were awarded an increase in commission, bonus incentives, and new product lines that will immediately increase the income of their routes. The additional revenue has not been factored into the current cash flow advertised.

Frequently Asked Questions:     Price: $169,000   Cash Flow: $68,000   Financing: Yes   Listing: Sold

snyders-route What are the day to day operations of this route? To summarize, you will 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. After servicing your accounts for the day you will proceed to the warehouse to pick up additional product for deliveries the following day.

What are the day to day operations of this route? To summarize, you will 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. After servicing your accounts for the day you will proceed to the warehouse to pick up additional product for deliveries the following day.

What are the current average sales for this route? Currently this route averages $9,400 per week or $488,800 per year. Documentation will be provided to all serious buyers.

How do I get paid? As an independent distributor you are paid by commission. Commission varies depending on the items sold. This route currently receives an average of 16% of its gross weekly sales of $9400 ($1504 per week).

How much can I make? $1504 per week is the routes weekly average, or a gross of $78,208 per year! This number can be increased, by supporting the company's promotions and up selling within your designated territory. Route values can also be increased by new stores opening, new product lines being added, and simple inflation. Distributor acknowledges plenty of growth opportunity for new accounts in this territory.

Can I finance the route? Yes, Snyder's-Lance will finance an estimated $103,000 for 10 years at an estimated 7-8%. The remaining balance you will have to put down in the form of cash or a cashier's check. If more financing is needed you can review additional Financing Options Here.

What are my expenses and overhead? Expenses include, but are not limited to: route payment (if you finance), fuel, stale or damaged product, computer, insurance for your vehicle, 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 $196 per week or $10,200 per year in expenses/overhead excluding the route payment if financed.

What type of vehicle do I need? The current owner runs this route out of a 2002 Isuzu Box Truck (117k miles), and will consider selling with the route. Common delivery vehicles used for this type of business are box trucks or cargo trailers.

What is the Gross vs the Net income? The gross income for the route is $1504 per week, minus your $196 estimated weekly expenses as mentioned above gives you a net of $1308 or $68,000 per year!

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 $169,000 based on a weekly sales average of $9400; you come up with a selling ratio of less than 18:1

snyders-route 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 to represent Snyder's-Lance. In turn the company agrees to promote and assist you in growing your business. The contract is to protect both the company and its distributors.

Why is the distributor selling? Owner has other business interest.

Where is the warehouse located? Product is picked up in Orange, Connecticut.

How many accounts does the route have? Currently there are 12 grocery stores including additional cash stops. The route consists of 4 Stop N Shop, 2 Shop Rite, 2 Target's, 2 Walmart's, 1 Adams, and 1 Expect.

How long has the seller owned the route? Current owner has owned the route for 16 years.

Do I get paid full commission when something goes on sale? During promotions the distributor contributes 19% of the promotion allowance and the company assumes the remaining 81%.

How many days a week, and what hours do distributors work? The current distributor works 6 days a week taking Sunday's off. However most distributors in the industry work 5 days and take Wednesday's and Sunday's. Service hours for most accounts range from 6am-1pm.

What about vacation time or personal days? As an independent distributor/business owner you are responsible for servicing the route. In most cases there is a qualified "go to" person who is familiar with the company's routes through networking with other distributors. Another option is to hire or train someone for additional time needed off.

What else should I know? Snyder's - Lance has just merged making them the second biggest salty snack producer in the country! The company continues to be aggressive promoting growth and adding new product lines... Additionally they distribute for multiple third party companies. Plenty of growth opportunity with this route by adding additional cash stops! Hurry this route is priced to sell! Chip routes are in demand and this one won't last long at $169,000! 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 Snyders-Lance 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 a current 52 week sales average generated by the efforts of the current owner. As with any business you can make more or less.

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