What are the day-to-day operations of these routes?
To summarize, product is delivered to existing accounts that include grocery stores usually starting in the morning hours. Responsibilities will include the following: evaluating and creating an order of product needed for the shelf, pull the order from the inventory, receive the order through the back door, and then fill the order to the shelf.
What are the current average sales for this route distributorship?
Currently these routes average $24,897 in weekly sales, and gross $323,667 per year in commission. Income documentation will be provided to all serious buyers.
How do I get paid?
As an independent distributor you are paid by commission. This routes currently receive an average of 25% of the gross weekly sales of $24,897 ($6,224 per week).
How much can I make?
$6,224 per week is the routes weekly average! 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 accounts opening, new product lines being added, and simple inflation.
Can I finance the route?
There is no seller financing for this route, and unfortunately banks will NOT write business loans against route-based businesses for several reasons. You can review additional Financing Options Here.
What are my expenses and overhead?
Expenses include, but are not limited to: fuel, vehicle maintenance, stale or damaged product, warehouse fees, handheld computer, employee salaries and insurance. The current owner estimates $4,739 per week in expenses/overhead or $246,412 per year.
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 are no vehicles included in the purchase. Common delivery vehicles used for this type of business are box trucks or trailers. When considering a truck purchase, Routes For Sale recommends MAG Trucks.
What is the Gross vs the Net income?
The gross income for the routes is $323,667 per year, minus your above-mentioned expenses of $246,412 per year gives you an estimated $77,255 in net income or cash flow.
Who is responsible for damaged or out of date product?
You are responsible for stale or damaged product.
Do I have to sign a contract?
Yes, as a distributor you sign a contract to represent Chifles. The contract is to protect both the company and its distributors.
Why is the distributor selling?
The owner is looking to invest in another business.
How many accounts does the route have?
Currently there are a total of 219 accounts that include popular grocery stores. The location of the accounts and warehouse will be disclosed upon execution of a Non-Disclosure Agreement.
How long has the seller owned the business?
The seller has owned these routes for 2 years.
How many days a week, and what hours do distributors work?
Currently the distributors typically work 4 days a week 5am -11am, taking Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday 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, you can network and hire distributors with previous route experience at RouteReliefDrivers.com. 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?
Unique and rare opportunity with huge growth potential and employees in place! Priced to sell at $260,00. Contact Us About This Route Here!