What are the day to day operations of this route?
To summarize your bread order is delivered from the Bakery to a warehouse at midnight. Your responsibilities will include the following: Pickup product from the warehouse and deliver product to the accounts.
What are the current average sales and gross income for this route?
Currently this route averages $386,000 a year in sales. Income documentation will be provided to all serious buyers.
How do I get paid?
This route currently receives an average of 18.5% of its gross sales/deliveries or $71,410 per year in commission.
How much can I make?
$71,140 per year or $1374 per week is the routes weekly commission collected, this number can be increased by new accounts opening, new product lines being added, and simple inflation.
Can I finance the route?
There is no seller financing for this route, and unfortunately banks will NOT write business loans against route based businesses for several reasons. 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, repair, payroll, and insurance. The current owner estimates $12,850 per year or $247 per week in operating expenses.
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?
There is no vehicle included with the purchase of this route. Common delivery vehicles used for this type of business are box trucks or trailers. When considering an additional truck purchase, Routes For Sale recommends MAG Trucks.
What is the Gross vs the Net income?
The gross income for the route is $71,410 per year, minus your above mentioned expenses of $12,850 gives you $58,560 in net income or cash flow.
Who is responsible for damaged or out of date product?
Fantini Bakery gives full credit (stale allowance) of 10% of supermarket sales per week. Currently the route averages 4-8% depending on the week.
Do I have to sign a contract?
Yes, as an independent distributor you sign a service agreement to represent the company. In turn the company agrees to promote and assist you in growing your business. The contract is to protect both the company and its wholesaler’s.
Why is the distributor selling?
Owner has another business to invest in.
Where is the warehouse located?
Currently located in Avon, Massachusetts.
How many accounts does the route have?
Currently there are 70 accounts/drops that include 7 supermarkets. Drops include: nursing homes, hospitals, schools, restaurants, cafeterias, caterers, and more. Owner states there is an opportunity to pick up at least 6 more supermarkets.
How long has the seller owned the business?
The current seller has owned this route and territory for 3 years.
How many days a week, and what hours do distributors work?
Most distributors work 5 days a week 12:30am – 9:30am with Wednesday’s and Sunday’s off.
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, you can network and hire distributors with previous route experience at RouteReliefDrivers.com. Route Relief Drivers is a nationwide network that allows independent route distributors and vacation relief drivers to connect with each other. Each party negotiates its own terms and compensation.
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 form an entity (must be an INC.). 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?
Fantini Bakery is a premier custom bakery located in the North East part of the United States that delivers fresh bread, bread sticks, and bagels, to its customers. Very large operation with plenty of growth opportunity! You are not confined to the growth restrictions of similar bread routes in the industry! More major supermarkets coming to the area in less than a year! Great income and turnkey business for $112,000! href=”http://www.routesforsale.net/contactus.html”>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 Independent Bread Routes Here! For additional Consulting Services with one of our route specialists Request A Consultation Here.