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 route averages $8775 per week in sales or $456,300 per year. Documentation will be provided to all serious buyers.
How do I get paid?
As an independent distributor you purchase product at cost and sell it to retail accounts at wholesale. Product has a markup of an estimated 35%. Current distributor purchases on average $6500 in product per week and sells it for $8775 (35% markup) for an estimated gross profit of $2275 per week.
How much can I make?
$2275 per week is the routes weekly average, or a gross of $118,300 per year! 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.
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, repair, stale or damaged product, warehouse, and insurance. The current owner estimates $1075 per week or $55,900 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?
The seller will include a 2000 Dodge Ram Van (184k miles) with the purchase of this route. 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 $118,300 per year, minus your $55,900 in yearly expenses as mentioned above gives you the net of $62,400 per year!
How does the selling price of the route get determined?
On average Bon Appetit routes determine the selling price of their route by using up to a 2 multiple of their yearly cash flow/net income.
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.
Do I have to sign a contract?
Yes, as an independent distributor you sign a service agreement to represent TnT Bakery. 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?
Owner recently purchased to start a new career, but has decided to return to his field of expertise.
Where is the warehouse located?
The company is located in Narvon, PA. Company will drop ship product to your personal warehouse if desired.
How many accounts does the route have?
The route consists of an estimated 76 stops ranging from gas stations, c-stores, and independent accounts. Some examples include: Turkey Hill, Rutters, Sunoco, Shipley Oil, Shur Fine, and much more!
How long has the seller owned the business?
The current owner has owned the territory for less than 1 year. Bakery has had the route established for several years.
How many days a week, and what hours do distributors work?
The current owner works 6 days per week taking Sunday’s off. Current owner works on average from 6am-3pm. Hours are adjustable to include mornings to afternoons.
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?
This route and its accounts have not begun to scratch the surface given the large territory! Extremely large route with endless potential! Hesitate on this one and it will be gone! This route is a steal! Cake and Pastry routes rarely come available and this one won’t last long at $59,000! Last route available! Owner also has additional cookie distributor business that coincides with existing accounts on this route and has not been factored into the above sales or income. Contact Us About This Route Here!