Calandra’s Bakery Route, Bergen & Essex Counties, New Jersey
Calandra’s Bakery Route for sale in the Bergen & Essex Counties region of New Jersey for $35,000! Currently grossing an estimated $243,932 in sales and nets $54,795 per year! Distributorship and territory is purchased through Calandra’s Bakery and its independent distributor. Calandra’s Bakery currently distributes it’s well-known brand of Italian and French breads, whole grain breads, and full line of pastries, cookies, and cakes throughout numerous states and is voted number 1 bakery in New Jersey! This route delivers to convenience stores and grocery stores. A truck is included with the purchase.
Frequently Asked Questions:
What are the day to day operations of this route?
To summarize, you will start your day by picking up your bread order from the warehouse and then proceed to deliver product to existing accounts that include gas stations, grocery stores, convenience stores, and markets. 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 and gross income for this route?
Currently this route averages $4,691 in weekly sales, and grosses $60,983 per year in commission. Income documentation will be provided to all serious buyers.
How do I get paid?
As an independent distributor you are paid by commission. This route currently receives an average of 25% of its gross weekly sales of $4,691 ($1,173 per week in commission).
How much can I make?
$1,173 per week is the routes weekly average! 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 accounts opening, new product lines being added, and simple inflation.
Can I finance the route?
Need Money? You can review additional Financing Options Here through our third party source. 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 include, but are not limited to: fuel, stale or damaged product and insurance (Note: route payments vary for each distributor, depending on how much money you put down verses how much you finance). The current owner estimates $119 per week in expenses/overhead or $6,188 per year (route payment if financing not included).
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 worker’s 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?
Owner services this route with a 2010 Ford E-250 (112k miles) that is included with the purchase. Estimated value is $10,000. Common delivery vehicles used for this type of business are box trucks or trailers. When considering additional vehicle lease or purchase, Routes For Sale recommends Bush Trucks.
What is the Gross vs the Net income?
The gross income for the route is $60,983 per year, minus $6,188 in yearly expenses gives you an estimated $54,795 in net income or cash flow.
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.
Why is the distributor selling?
Owner is selling due to another employment opportunity.
How many accounts does the route have and where is the warehouse located?
Currently there are 13 accounts that include grocery stores and convenience stores . Location of accounts and warehouse will be disclosed upon execution of an NDA.
Do I get paid full commission when something goes on sale?
Because this route is unique and only wholesales, there are no promotions. You get paid full commission with every order.
How long has the seller owned the business?
The current owner has owned this route and territory for 2 years.
How many days a week, and what hours do distributors work?
Distributors currently works 7 days a week. Hours on average are 3:00am to 10:00am.
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?
Calandra’s Bakery delivers a quality product and is GROWING! Voted number one bakery in New Jersey! Seller has communicated that there is plenty of growth potential by adding additional accounts in the area. The sky is the limit with this business! Priced to sell at $35,000! 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.
New Jersey Bergen & Essex Counties New Jersey United States