Aunt Millie’s Bread Route, Oswego, Illinois

Aunt Millie’s Bread Route $99,000! Company financing available with $48k down. Currently grossing an estimated $311,818 per year and nets $60,334! Distributorship and territory are purchased through independent distributor and contracted through Aunt Millie’s Bakeries. Aunt Millie’s Bread currently distributes fresh bread, buns, muffins and bagels to popular grocery stores and supermarkets. This is a unique opportunity as this route currently only delivers to one store. Territory is located in Oswego, Illinois.

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$ $99,000

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$ $60,334

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Aunt Millie's Bread RouteWhat are the day to day operations of this route?

To summarize your bread order is delivered from the Bakery to a warehouse at midnight. Your responsibilities will include the following: pickup product from the warehouse and deliver product to the account.

What are the current average sales and gross income for this route?

Currently this route averages $311,818 a year in sales. Income documentation will be provided to all serious buyers.

How do I get paid?

This route currently receives an average of 19% of its gross sales/deliveries or $63,922 per year in commission.

How much can I make?

$63,922 per year or $1,229 per week is the routes weekly commission collected, this number can be increased by new accounts opening, new product lines being added, and simple inflation.

Can I finance the route?

Yes, the company will finance an estimated $51,000 for 10 years with an estimated interest rate of 9.5%. Need more? Apply Here Unfortunately banks will NOT write business loans against route based businesses.

What are my expenses and overhead?

Expenses include, but are not limited to: fuel, repair, payroll and insurance. The current owner estimates $9,828 per year or $189 per week in operating expenses.

What type of insurance do I need?

Typically a single owner operator of a route distributorship will need commercial insurance for their delivery vehicle and business liability insurance. Owners with multiple employees will need a multiple vehicle policy and workers’ compensation. Routes For Sale now offers discounts on insurance! Through our size and volume, we have partnered with some of the largest insurance brokers in the nation to offer the best rates. Request Your Free Insurance Quote Here.

What type of vehicle do I need?

There is no vehicle included in this sale. Common delivery vehicles used for this type of business are box trucks or trailers. If you are considering purchasing, leasing or financing a vehicle you can review additional information here.

What is the Gross vs the Net income?

The gross income for the route is $63,922 per year, minus your above mentioned expenses of $9,828 gives you $54,094 in net income or cash flow.

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.

Who is responsible for damaged or out of date product?

Aunt Millie’s Bakery gives credit (stale allowance) of approximately 10% of sales per week.

Aunt Millie's Bread Route

Do I have to sign a contract?

Yes, as an independent distributor you sign a service agreement to represent the company. 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 is purchasing another route.

How many accounts does the route have and where is the warehouse located?

Currently this route services just one account, a supermarket. The location of the account and the warehouse will be disclosed upon execution of a standard Non Disclosure Agreement.

How long has the seller owned the business?

The current seller has owned this route and territory for less than 1 year. This route has been established for years prior.

How many days a week, and what hours do distributors work?

Most distributors work 5 days a week with Wednesday’s and Sunday’s off typically starting in the early morning hours.

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, you can network and hire distributors with previous route experience at  Route Relief Drivers is a nationwide network that allows independent route distributors and vacation relief drivers to connect with each other. Each party negotiates its own terms and compensation.

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 form an 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?

Aunt Millie’s Bakeries is a family-owned company headquartered in Fort Wayne, Indiana. Aunt Millie’s operates seven bakeries and distributes its many brands throughout most of Indiana, Michigan, and Ohio. Aunt Millie’s is continuing to expand into eastern Illinois and northern Kentucky. Aunt Millie’s produces baked goods including bread, buns, rolls, English muffins, bagels, and muffins. Large operation with plenty of growth opportunity! Great income and turnkey business for $99,000! Financing with an estimated $48k down. The company also offers advertising incentives to distributors for wearing company shirts and displaying the company logo’s on their vehicle. Seller estimates this to be an additional $6,420 per year – $120 per week that is not figured into the above gross. 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 Independent Bread 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 Seller’s 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.

Aunt Millie’s Bread
Oswego United States