What does the day to day operation of the business include?
Servicing a coffee route allows for normal operating hours when compared to the early morning hours required by most route type businesses in the industry. Typically you service a separate portion of your territory each day delivering coffee to existing accounts. In turn you can solicit new accounts to grow your business. Establishing a new account requires a simple initial set up process with point of sale materials and equipment.
What are the current average sales for this route distributorship?
This is a new route territory being established. As the purchaser you are to distribute and establish new accounts. Documentation for already established routes can be provided to all serious buyers.
How do I get paid?
When you purchase inventory you resell it to your account base within your designated territory. Profits range from 50-57% of your gross sales.
How much can I make?
The sky is the limit! The route numbers can be established and increased, by soliciting more accounts. Assuming you only establish 1%, you will have over 100 accounts. Owner projects an estimated $100,000 income based on already established surrounding territories!
Can I finance the route?
Yes there is seller financing for this route with 50% down for 5 years at 7.9%. If more financing is needed you can review additional Financing Options Here.
What are my expenses and overhead?
Expenses will vary from route to route depending on proximity. Expenses include, fuel, vehicle repairs, insurance, supplies, and additional equipment needed to continue to grow the business.
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 is included with the purchase price of the route?
Includes your protected territory for 25 zip codes, an initial inventory purchase of $3177 of product, a 2007 Ford 16′ Box Truck with custom graphics valued over $10,000, equipment and coffee machines to establish the first 10 accounts $15,000, point of sale materials, incorporating fees, and more valued at over $3,000. Buyer has the option on whether or not to purchase the delivery vehicle. It is not mandated. 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.
Do I have to pay for inventory or purchase product up front?
Your initial inventory will be included with the purchase price of the route. From there you buy and sell additional product and equipment as needed.
How do I grow the business?
In order to grow the business you will solicit new accounts such as gas stations, c-stores, offices, etc. Company has a turnkey system in place to achieve this and has established huge route territories based on the amount of businesses located within each zip code. In order to grow the business you will be required to purchase additional equipment for roughly 60% of the new accounts, at an average cost of $800. About 40% of the new accounts you establish will already have their own equipment so no additional investment is required. The company has NO sales quotas, and will allow you to grow the route at your own pace.
Do I have to sign a contract?
Yes, as a distributor you sign a contract to represent JT Bean Coffee. The contract is to protect both the company and its distributors.
Why is the company selling?
The company has established a high demand for their coffee, and is creating a highly profitable, turnkey distribution system through independent distributors.
Where are the warehouses located?
For this business there is no warehouse. Your orders will be shipped directly to you.
How often does the business receive deliveries?
Most accounts will need to be serviced once every 3-4 weeks, depending on their volume.
How long has the seller owned the business?
JT Bean Coffee has been a growing business in the making for 10 years.
How many days a week, and what hours do distributors work?
Most route owners work 4-5 days a week. You set your own schedule.
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 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?
JT Bean Coffee is a full-service coffee, tea & cappuccino organization, run by a passionate team! Make no mistake, one taste of their product and you will become an instant fan! In our opinion it is a rare find to come across an organization with not only a great product, but also a great business model. Not to mention the return on your investment is incredible and the best we have seen! Plenty of growth opportunity given the large territories! JT Bean will also assist and provide training to help you develop and grow your new territory. Current route already has existing accounts and is turnkey. An incredible opportunity for pennies on the dollar. Priced at $64,523 with vehicle, or $54,523 without! JT Bean Coffee is expanding and opening new routes in the Florida market. Feel free to contact us for additional territories available. Contact Us About This Route Here!