Dietz & Watson Deli Meats Route For Sale – Central New Jersey

Dietz & Watson Deli Meats Route for sale in the Central New Jersey region for $99,000! Currently grossing an estimated $408,524 in sales per year and nets $67,165! Dietz & Watson distribute their brands of deli meats, cheeses, franks and sausages. Large route territory with 25 accounts delivering to grocery stores, delis, markets and restaurants. Territory is purchased through independent distributor and contracted through Dietz and Watson. This is a well-established route with plenty of growth potential. Dietz and Watson requires an additional $25k deposit that is “refundable” once you sell the route. Current owner is able to service this route in 2 days per week.

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What are the day-to-day operations of this route?

To summarize, you will deliver product to existing accounts that include grocery stores and restaurants, usually starting in the morning hours. Your responsibilities will include the following: evaluating and creating an order of product needed, pull the order from your inventory and deliver the product.

What are the current average sales for this route?

Currently this route averages $7,856 per week in sales or $408,524 per year. Documentation will be provided to all serious buyers. This number can be increased, by up selling within your designated territory, soliciting new accounts. Route values can also be increased by new stores opening, new product lines being added, and simple inflation.

How do I get paid?

As an independent distributor you purchase product at wholesale cost and sell it to your customer base with a mark-up. This route currently receives an average profit margin of 20%.

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 repair, handheld computers, and insurance. The current owner estimates $280 per week or $14,540 per year in expenses/overhead.

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 the purchase. Common delivery vehicles used for this type of business are step vans, box trucks and cargo 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 sales for the route are $81,705 per year, minus your $14,540 estimated yearly expenses as mentioned above gives you the net of $67,165 per year!

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.

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Do I have to sign a contract?

Yes, as an independent distributor you sign a service agreement to represent Dietz and Watson. 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?

The seller is retiring.

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

The route consists of 25 accounts including grocery stores, delis, markets and restaurants. The locations of the accounts and the warehouse will be disclosed upon execution of a signed Non-Disclosure Agreement.

How long has the seller owned the business?

Current owner has owned the route for 2 1/2 years.

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

Current owner services accounts on Wednesdays and Thursdays each week.

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?

The company continues to be aggressive promoting growth and adding new product lines. Large route with endless potential! Hesitate on this one and it will be gone! Priced to sell quickly at $99,000! Contact Us About This Route 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.

Dietz & Watson Deli Meats
New Jersey
Central New Jersey New Jersey United States