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 $4,749 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, insurance for your vehicle, and liability insurance for your business (Note: Expenses represent a cash purchase and do not account for finance payments if requiring a loan to purchase).
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 56 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!
How can I learn more about these type of routes?
For additional Consulting Services with one of our route specialists Request A Consultation Here.