Snyder’s – Lance Chip Route For Sale – Elk City, Clinton, Oklahoma

Snyder’s – Lance chip route for sale in the Elk City, Clinton, Oklahom area for $15,000! Company owned route. Third-party related financing may be available with $5k down! Currently generating an estimated $166,400 in yearly sales and earns an estimated gross commission of $31,616 per year (net to be determined and estimated at $21,216). Distributorship and territory are purchased through Snyder’s-Lance. Snyder’s-Lance currently distributes it’s well known brand of Snyder’s Pretzels, Lance Crackers, Stella Dora, Kruncher’s, Beef Jerky, Archway Cookies, Capecod Chips, Grande, Eat Smart, and more. Invest now while these are still cheap! Great part-time/supplemental income and plenty of room for growth and expansion! Note: Please reference the “requirements to purchase” below. Additionally distributors just had a company wide meeting an were awarded an increase in commission, bonus incentives, and new product lines that will immediately increase the income of their routes. The additional revenue has not been factored into the current cash flow advertised.

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Snyder's-Lance Chip Route
What are the requirements to purchase this route?

This is a company owned route, distributorship and territory are purchased through Snyder’s-Lance. (1) Buyer must qualify for an interview with the zone manager for purchase. (2) Buyer must have a minimum credit score of 525 if financing. (3) Buyer must have previous route experience, or at the minimum some type of retail experience such as grocery or c-store. (4) Buyer must be an owner/operator of the route. Note: No investors please… The company will NOT permit an investor to purchase multiple routes and hire employees to operate them. (5) Buyer will be required to place $5000 into an escrow account as a good faith deposit before interviewing with the company for purchase. Your deposit is 100% refundable should you decide not to purchase, or not get approved for the purchase of route the by the zone manager.

What are the day to day operations of this route?

To summarize, you will deliver product to existing accounts that include grocery stores and cash accounts usually starting in the morning hours. Your responsibilities will include the following: Evaluate 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. After servicing your accounts for the day you will proceed to the warehouse to pick up additional product for deliveries the following day.

What are the current average sales for this route?

Currently this routes average weekly sales are $3,200 or $166,400 per year. Documentation will be provided to all serious buyers. Please note Snyder’s-Lance just merged and has restructured the route territories. While this is a new route, the accounts have been established for many years and sales trends are tracked by the company.

How do I get paid?

As an independent distributor you are paid by commission. Commission varies depending on the items sold. This route currently receives an average of 19% of its gross weekly sales of $3,200 ($608 per week).

How much can I make?

$608 per week is the routes weekly average, or a gross of $31,616 per year! 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 stores opening, new product lines being added, and simple inflation. Distributor acknowledges plenty of growth opportunity for new accounts in this territory.

Can I finance the route?

Third-party related financing may be available assuming buyer meets the lending criteria. As of December 2021, term lengths for 3 / 5 / 7/ 10 years are available. Interest rates are set by the lender and conducive with the market. All routes require a down payment at minimum of 10-15%. This required amount would need to be paid prior to closing. This information, and the terms of the route loan program, is subject to change.

What are my expenses and overhead?

Expenses are To Be Determined. Each individual’s expenses will vary and will include, but are not limited to: route payment (if you finance), fuel, stale or damaged product, computer and insurance. Note: Similar routes in the industry on average range from $200 per week or $10,400 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 estimated break down based on similar routes are as follows: gross income for the route is $31,616 per year, minus your $10,400 estimated yearly operating expenses as mentioned above gives you the estimated net of $21,216 per year!

How does the selling price of the route get determined?

All route sales are determined by a ratio based on a weekly sales average. The selling price of this route is $15,000 based on a weekly sales average of $3200; you come up with a selling ratio of less than 4:1

Snyder's-Lance Chip Route

Do I have to pay for inventory or purchase product up front?

No, you do not have any upfront or out of pocket expenses when purchasing your inventory (inventory is carried from week to week). However, you are responsible for any inventory that is not sold on a weekly basis. Any inventory carried over to the following week will be credited to the following weeks sales/commission.

Do I have to sign a contract?

Yes, as an independent distributor you sign a service agreement to represent Snyder’s-Lance. The contract is to protect both the company and its distributors.

Why is the company selling?

The company has created a new route based on growth of other routes in the area.

How many accounts does the route have?

The amount of stops will be discussed and disclosed in the formal interview with the zone manager for purchase approval.

Do I get paid full commission when something goes on sale?

The current distributor works 5 days a week, taking Wednesday and Sunday’s off. Service hours for most accounts range from 5am-12pm.

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

Most distributor works 5 days a week, usually taking Wednesday’s and Sunday’s off. Service hours for most accounts range from 6am-12pm. These hours can be adjusted to start earlier if desired.

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?

Snyder’s-Lance merged making them the second largest salty snack producer in the country! The company continues to be aggressive promoting growth and adding new product lines… High income producing routes don’t last long! Priced at $74,900. Third-party related financing may be available with $25k down! 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 Snyders-Lance 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.

Snyder’s – Lance Chips
Clinton United States