What is the current yearly gross for this route?
Currently this route grosses $302,160 per year. Income documentation will be provided to all serious buyers.
How do I get paid?
As an independent distributor you are paid per stop, per package, and through bonuses.
Can I finance the route?
If seeking financing buyer must be able to borrow against personal assets. Seller will not entertain SBA loans. There is no seller financing for this route. However if you need money, you can review additional Financing Options Here
What are my expenses and overhead?
Expenses include, but are not limited to: fuel, repairs, payroll, insurance for your vehicles, and liability insurance for your business. The current owner estimates $230,400 per year in expenses/overhead.
What type of vehicle do I need?
The current owner runs this business with 4 vehicles, a 2002 Ford E-150 Van (190k miles), 2004 Workhorse P-500 (190k miles), 2005 Dodge Sprinter (400k miles with new transmission) and a 2007 International Workhorse P-500 (210k miles with new engine) that are included with the route. Estimated $45,000 value! Note: The 2007 International Workhorse requires a monthly payment of $764, or payoff is $17,149. The $764 per month has already been subtracted from the cash flow or net.
Does the company provide a fuel incentive?
Yes, FedEx provides a fuel supplement based on current prices.
What is the Gross vs the Net income?
The gross income for the route is $302,160 per year, minus $230,400 estimated yearly expenses as mentioned above gives you the net of $72,000 per year as just an owner! Become an owner/operator and net $108,000 per year.
How does the selling price of the route get determined?
All FedEx routes determine the selling price of their route by using a formula of their yearly gross to net income, plus assets. This route is under priced!
What are the company requirements?
FedEx requires a third party background check, you must have no felonies and a decent driving record. Additionally 1 year of driving experience of a similar delivery vehicle you intend to drive within the last 3 years, or 5 years within the last 10 years if operating as an owner/driver of the business. If you do not meet these requirements, owners can now bypass the required experience by taking an approved FedEx course to qualify as drivers. Owners do not need to meet this requirement if they don’t intend to drive.
Do I have to sign a contract?
Yes, as an independent distributor you sign a service agreement to represent FedEx. The contract is to protect both the company and its distributors.
Is this a viable business model for growth?
Yes! Route values can be increased by new account openings, and additional growth in the area. FedEx uses sales reps to expand and develop the routes. In fact CNBC recently did a documentary called “Inside The Package Wars” showing the growth over the years of FedEx and it’s competitor UPS. View The Video Here.
Why is the distributor selling?
Owner has other business opportunities.
Where is the Terminal/pickup location?
Located in Nashville, Tennessee.
How long has the business been established?
The current seller has owned the business 5 years.
How many stops does the route driver do a day?
Routes average 90-110 stops per day and work an average of 9-10 hours.
How many days a week, and what hours do distributors work?
Employees work 5 days a week Tuesday through Saturday with Sunday, Monday off. Hours of operation are between 7am – 5pm.
What about vacation time or personal days?
As an independent operator/business owner you are responsible for the route being serviced. There are currently independent drivers who have FedEx experience that can cover for driver time needed 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 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 FedEx Business consist of all Home Delivery Routes which require NO back tracking to pick up packages at the end of the day. The current owner simply manages this business 5 days a week a few hours in the morning. Business consists of 11 zip codes, which will allow for plenty of future growth! Established & Turnkey! Start making income the day you take it over. Investors combine this route with our other listing in Nashville and own 8 routes with a combined net or cash flow of $140,000 per year as just an owner! See additional routes here! Current owner is also willing to stay until September of 2012 and be hired on as a manger to oversee all 8 routes if necessary. 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 FedEx Routes Here! For additional consulting services with one of our FedEx route specialists Contact Us Here!