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 $10,030 per week in sales or $521,553 per year. Documentation will be provided to all serious buyers.
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 28% of its net weekly sales of $10,030 ($2,808 per week).
How much can I make?
$2,808 per week is the routes weekly average, or a gross of $146,035 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?
There is no seller financing for this route, and unfortunately banks will NOT write business loans against route-based businesses for several reasons. If you need financing, you can review Financing Options Here.
What are my expenses and overhead?
Expenses include, but are not limited to: fuel, warehouse fee, computer, vehicle maintenance and insurance. The current owner estimates $208 per week or $10,800 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?
Included in the purchase is a2008 Mitsubishi Fuso, 16′ Box Truck (230k miles). Estimated value is $20,000. Common delivery vehicles used for this type of business are box trucks or trailers. When considering an additional truck purchase, Routes For Sale recommends MAG Trucks.
What is the Gross vs the Net income?
The gross income for the route is $146,035 per year, minus your estimated yearly expenses of $10,800 as mentioned above gives you the net of $135,235 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 $265,000 based on a weekly sales average of $10,030; you have a selling ratio of approximately 26.4:1.
What are the qualification requirements?
To qualify for a route purchase, you will have to complete a simple back ground check.
Why is the distributor selling?
Owner is relocating.
Where is the warehouse located and how many accounts does the route have?
This route has more than 100 accounts. The location of the accounts and warehouse will be disclosed upon execution of a Non Disclosure Agreement.
How long has the seller owned the route?
Current owner has owned a route through the company for 4 years.
Do I get paid full commission when something goes on sale?
When the company discounts an item for store promotions, you are paid full commission on the discounted selling price.
How many days a week, and what hours do distributors work?
This current owner works 4 days per week (40 hours) taking Friday, Saturday and Sunday off. Early morning hours are required.
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 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?
Company continues to be aggressive promoting growth and adding new product lines. Plenty of growth opportunity with this route. This one won’t last long at $265,000! Contact Us About This Route Here!
How can I learn more about these type of routes?
For additional Consulting Services with one of our route specialists Request A Consultation Here.