Herr’s Potato Chip Route Distributorship For Sale, Spartanburg, Greenville, South Carolina

Herr’s Potato Chip Route for sale in Spartanburg, Greenville, Union, South Carolina and surrounding areas for $200,000! Seller financing available with $100,000 down. Currently grossing an estimated $488,584 per year in sales and nets an estimated $119,385! Distributorship and “protected territory” are purchased through independent distributor and contracted through Herr’s. There are currently 194 accounts.  This is a well-established route with huge opportunity for growth. A wide variety of products are available for distribution. An enclosed trailer and Forklift are included. For a video presentation of this listing GO HERE.

Frequently Asked Questions:


$ $200,000

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$ $119,385

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Herr's Chip Route
What are the day to day operations of this route?

To summarize, you will deliver product to existing accounts that include grocery stores usually starting in the morning hours. Your responsibilities will include the following: evaluating 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.

What are the current average sales for this route distributorship?

Currently this route averages $9,396 in weekly sales, and grosses $140,185 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 route currently receives an average of 28.6% of its gross weekly sales of $9,396 ($2,696 per week).

How much can I make?

$2,696 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?

The seller will finance up to $100,000. Terms to be discussed. Need more? 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, vehicle maintenance, warehouse lease and insurance (Note: route payments vary for each distributor, depending on how much money you put down verses how much you finance). The current owner estimates $400 per week in expenses/overhead or $20,800 per year (Note: Expenses represent a cash purchase and do not account for finance payments if requiring a loan to purchase).

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?

Included in the purchase is a 18′ x 7′ enclosed trailer and a Yale Forklift. Total estimated value is $13,000. 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 $140,185 per year, minus your above-mentioned expenses of $20,800 per year gives you an estimated $119,385 in net income or cash flow.

Who is responsible for damaged or out of date product?

No stale allowance is given. However, you are credited for damaged product you receive from the company.

Herr's Chip Route

Do I have to sign a contract?

Yes, as a distributor you sign a contract to represent Herr’s. The contract is to protect both the company and its distributors.

Why is the distributor selling?

The owner is changing careers.

How many accounts does the route have?

Currently there are approximately 194 accounts that include popular convenience stores. The location of the accounts and warehouse will be disclosed upon execution of a Non Disclosure Agreement.

How often does the business receive deliveries?

The company delivers product once per week.

How long has the seller owned the business?

The seller has owned this route for 5 years.

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

The current owner works 6 days a week (8 hours per day) with Sunday 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 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. Priced to sell at $200,000. Some seller financing available. 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.

Herr’s Chips
South Carolina
Spartanburg United States