What is the current yearly gross for this route?
Currently this route grosses $427,724 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, vehicle maintenance, payroll, scanners, uniforms, workers compensation, and insurance. The current owner estimates $309,040 per year in expenses/overhead for the business.
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.
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What type of vehicle do I need?
The current sellers operates 7 vehicles that are included with the sale of the business: 2013 Chevy express 3500 (28k miles), 2012 Nissan NV2500 (170k miles), 2009 Chevy Express 2500 (130k miles), 2005 Freightliner P700 (400k miles), 2008 Ford E350 (230k miles and a 1996 Freightliner P700 (235k miles). Total estimated value of $200,000! All vehicle descriptions and inventory will be provided to serious/qualified buyers.When considering an additional truck purchase, Routes For Sale recommends MAG Trucks.
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 $427,724 per year, minus $309,040 estimated yearly expenses as mentioned above gives you the net of $118,684 per year as an absentee owner of the business!
How does the selling price of the route get determined?
All FedEx routes determine the selling price of their route by using a 3 multiple of their yearly cash flow/net income, with no manager in place. Recent comparable sales with managers in place use a 3-4 multiple. Manager salary has already been deducted from the cash flow.
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?
Owners are reinvesting money into a new venture.
Where is the Terminal/pickup location?
Located in Fort Smith, Arkansas.
How long has the business been established?
The current seller has owned routes through FedEx for 11 years.
How many days a week, and what hours do distributors work?
Drivers and managers work 5 days a week Tuesday through Saturday with Sunday and Monday’s off for Home Delivery Routes and Monday Through Friday with weekends off for ground Routes. Hours of operation are between 8am-5pm.
What about vacation time or personal days?
As the owner you are responsible for the routes being serviced. This business will consists of a manager as backup to the current drivers. Additionally there are currently independent drivers who have FedEx experience that can cover for 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?
FedEx Home Delivery and Ground has enjoyed a successful working relationship with independent contractors for nearly 25 years. These FedEx Home Delivery Routes are a turnkey business that includes Includes 4 Routes, 7 vehicles, and 5 employees in place willing to transfer with the business if given the opportunity (owner is willing to stay on as a manger for 1 year). Large and rare opportunity priced at $375,000! 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 Request A Consultation Here!