Van Based Franchises Explained
There are certainly many van based franchises ranging from around £10,000 to £25,000 price range. So for a person looking for one or researching van delivery versions there will definitely be one in the right price category.
The decision on them cannot be made on price alone though. Take some time to consider all the options, whether it is a service based business or using the van to enable delivery of a service or an actual delivery service for example pet food van delivery types.
It is possible to start with a minimum investment of even less than £10,000 for example with snack deliveries. With these businesses is it possible to work without a logo vehicle and some of these van delivery options take no ongoing royalty fees as they make their profit from the re-orders.
A bigger opportunity may offer help with securing a loan for the purchase of the vehicle or indeed for securing a loan towards the initial investment fee.
Check the delivery options minimum investment level fees. This fee will not include the van itself. It will generally include comprehensive training, a certain territory or area for your business to service and some equipment or tools depending on the type in question.
Also included would be the use of the franchise logo, stationary, business cards and individual website and back of house invoicing and administration systems.
Who suits a van based franchise?
The people who are best suited to a van based franchises would be energetic and organised and committed to building their business through being a people person, friendly and professional.
They will also need to use their positive attitude and sales skills to their full potential to create rapport and repeat business and word of mouth business. Of course it will do some of the selling with a prominent well-known logo on display 24/7, on the road and at office locations and customer’s home premises.
The best one for an individual to own is going to be one where that person has an interest in that business or previous knowledge and experience in that business.
Of course an individual with a background in driving can also take on van based, as often with many delivery options, a person does not need to have previous experience in the product or running a business. A part of the fee covers training and ongoing support for the new recruit to get their franchise off the ground.
It is in the best interest of the owner of the brand to have many successful recruits running their own individual businesses successfully. As many franchisors say “you are in business for yourself, not by yourself”.
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