Bon Appetit Pastry Route available for qualified prospects in the Birmingham, Montgomery, Alabama region. Must have available a $10,000 broker fee plus an additional $10,000 for company security deposit ($20,000)! Prospects must also have previous direct store delivery or route experience (required). Currently this route averages an estimated $5,750 in weekly sales and has 52 accounts including convenience stores, truck stops, and gas stations. If financing is needed Apply Here.
Frequently Asked Questions:
What are the day to day operations of this route?
To summarize, you will deliver product to existing accounts that include convenience stores and gas stations, usually starting in the morning hours. Your responsibilities will include the following: evaluating 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.
What are the current average sales for this route?
Currently this route averages an estimated $5,750 per week in sales/purchases.
Can I finance the route?
Need Money? You can review additional Financing Options Here. There is no seller financing for this route, and unfortunately banks will NOT write business loans against route based businesses for several reasons.
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: fuel, stale or damaged product, computer, and insurance.
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?
Common delivery vehicles used for this type of business are cargo vans, box trucks or trailers. When considering a vehicle lease or purchase, Routes For Sale recommends Bush Trucks.
How does the selling price of the route get determined?
Bon Appetit does not sell company routes, routes are sold by distributors, route owners, and through various channels.
Do I have to sign a contract?
Yes, as an independent distributor you sign a service agreement to represent Bon Appetit. 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.
How many accounts does the route have and where is the warehouse located?
The route consists of 52 accounts including convenience stores, gas stations, and truck stops. The locations of the accounts and the warehouse will be disclosed upon execution of a signed Non Disclosure Agreement.
How many days a week, and what hours do distributors work?
Distributors working hours are based on what is required to meet customer demand.
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 there are previous distributors for hire that are familiar with route distributorship type businesses.
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?
The company continues to be aggressive promoting growth and adding new product lines… Huge opportunity with endless potential! Hesitate on this one and it will be gone! Contact Us About This Route 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.