Snyders Pretzels - Lance Cracker Distributorship - Route For Sale
Snyder's Pretzels - Lance Cracker route for sale $149,000! Distributorship and territory is purchased through Snyder's Of Hanover. Snyder's currently distributes it's well known brand of Snyder's Pretzels, Lance Crackers, Stella Dora, Pirate's Booty, Krunchers, Kettle, Jack Links Beef Jerky, Archway Cookies, Capecod Chips, Terra Chips, Garden Of Eden, Food Should Taste So Good, and more (also known as route sales). This is truly a GROUND Floor Opportunity! Routes were just sold to the distributors 2 year ago. Invest now while these are still cheap! Territory for this route includes the Newburgh and Walden, New York area. Additionally distributors just had a company wide meeeting 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: $149,000   Cash Flow: $52,000   Financing: Yes   Listing: Sold
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 $6,000 per week. 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 20% of its gross weekly sales of $6,000 ($1200 per week).
How much can I make? $1200 per week is the routes weekly average, or a gross of $62,400 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.
Can I finance the route? Yes, Snyder's Of Hanover will finance the majority of the route (roughly 125,000) for 10 or 15 years. 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), gas, 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 $200 per week 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 box truck. However the truck is not included. Common delivery vehicles used for this type of business are box trucks or trailers.
What is the Gross vs the Net income? The gross income for the route is $1200 per week, minus your $200 estimated weekly expenses as mentioned above gives you the net of $1000 bring home, or $52,000 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 $149,000 based on a weekly sales average of $6000; you come up with a selling ratio of less than 25:1
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 Of Hanover. 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? Distributor is relocating.
Where is the warehouse located? Product is picked up in Bucanan, New York.
How many accounts does the route have? Currently there is an Associated Market, Target, Walmart, Stop-N-Shop, Adams Supermarket, Shop Right, Food Town, Price Shopper, and Valero, for a total of 9 accounts. In addition, plenty of opportunity to add additional cash stops.
Do I get paid full commission when something goes on sale? Yes, this is one of the rare companies that will pay you full commission on the sale price of an item regardless of the discount it is being promoted at. In other words if an item goes "Buy One, Get One Free", you are NOT working for half commission.
How many days a week, and what hours do distributors work? The current distributor works 3-4 days a week, taking Monday's, Wednesday's and Sunday's off. Service hours for most accounts range from 6am-2pm. Route can easily be increased by working 4-5 days per week... Plenty of room for growth by adding additional cash stops in this territory!
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 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? Snyder's Of Hanover is an aggressive company and GROWING! The company continues to add new product lines, and distribute for multiple companies. Plenty of growth opportunity with this route by adding additional cash stops! Hurry these routes are in demand and won't last long at $149,000! 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.