Tim’s Cascade Chips Route Distributorship For Sale, Salem, Oregon
Tim’s Cascade Chips Route for sale in the Salem, Oregon region for $79,900! Currently grossing an estimated $444,184 per year in sales and nets an estimated $77,014! Distributorship and territory are purchased through independent distributor and contracted through Tim’s Cascade Snacks. Tim’s product line consists of Tim’s Cascade Style Potato Chips, Hawaiian Kettle Style Potato Chips and Onion Rings, and Erin’s All Natural Popcorn. There are currently 22 accounts delivering to grocery stores. This is a well established route with huge growth opportunity!
Frequently Asked Questions:
What are the day to day operations of this route?
To summarize, you will deliver product to existing accounts that include grocery stores 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 distributorship?
Currently this route averages $8,542 in weekly sales, and grosses $95,500 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 21.5% of its gross weekly sales of $8,542 ($1,837 per week).
How much can I make?
$1,837 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. 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 route payment (if you finance): fuel, vehicle maintenance, stale or damaged product, warehouse fees, handheld computer 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 $356 per week in expenses/overhead or $18,486 per year (Note: Expenses represent a cash purchase and do not account for finance payments if requiring a loan to purchase).
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?
The current owner services the route using an International 4300 Truck (193,000 miles) that is available as a separate purchase. Estimated value is $12,500. 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 $95,500 per year, minus your above mentioned expenses of $18,486 per year gives you an estimated $77,014 in net income or cash flow.
How does the selling price of the route get determined?
All route sales are determined by a ratio based on a weekly sales average. The selling price of this route is $79,900 based on a weekly sales average of $8,542; you come up with a selling ratio of approximately 9.4:1.
Do I have to sign a contract?
Yes, as an independent distributor you sign a service agreement to represent Tim’s Cascades. 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.
Why is the distributor selling?
The owner is purchasing another route.
How many accounts does the route have?
Currently there are 22 accounts that include popular grocery stores. The location of the accounts and warehouse will be disclosed upon execution of a Non Disclosure Agreement.
How long has the seller owned the business?
The seller has owned this route for 2 years.
How many days a week, and what hours do distributors work?
The current owner works 5 days a week, approximately 45 hours per week, taking weekends off.
What about vacation time or personal days?
As an independent distributor/business owner you are responsible for servicing the route. In most cases there is a qualified “go to” person who is familiar with the company’s routes through networking with other distributors. Another option is to hire or train someone for additional 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?
Tim’s Cascade Style Potato Chips began in 1986. In 1988, Tim’s was named “the best potato chip in Seattle.” Since then, Tim’s has continued to be recognized with top taste awards from Esquire Magazine and The American Culinary Institute. Priced to sell at $79,900! 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.