Shipping and Packaging Franchise and Business Opportunities

Operating a Franchise in the Service Industry in your area

Do you have a passion for helping people and have dreamed of venturing into the service industry in your area? A franchise providing services may be the ideal match where the service industry intersects with business ownership, presenting a perfect opportunity to start a business for many potential entrepreneurs. As you think about buying a new franchise in the service industry in your area, there are some items to consider.

What is a Service-Based Franchise?

Did you know that not all service providers are independently owned? It's true that a lot of popular service brands are franchised, but there are a handful that are owned and operated by corporate. What does it mean to be a franchisee? It means you hire your own staff, oversee operations, and are responsible for running the business. Purchasing and managing a franchise in the service industry location means the owner is also responsible for the company's success.

As part of the purchase agreement, franchisees pay a percentage to corporate and get a service model and branding guidelines. Corporate then takes care of marketing, menu items, further instruction, conferences, and problem-solving for all its franchisees.

What Service Franchises Are Available?

Some are service specific like residential only, or just commercial while other service franchises operate in both areas. Before picking any franchise in the service industry, we can help you determine what might be more successful in your area and fill a hole in the local market.

  • Plumbing
  • Roofing
  • Restoration Companies
  • Exterminators
  • HVAC Technicians
  • Home Maintenance
  • Window-Washers
  • Movers
  • And More

We help you drill down the options and create a profile of the local market to help you find the best service franchises. Market research might reveal that the neighborhood will welcome it with open arms. Understanding issues like the makeup of the neighborhood, what other service franchises are open in your region and how they do business will help you determine what service franchises to choose.

We Help You Choose What Type of Service-Related Franchises to Open in your area

Are you wondering how you get started with owning franchises in the service industry in your area?

As your fascination with owning a service-related franchise increases, get in touch with our team. Starting a service-related franchise in your area has the benefits of an established brand, proven processes, and other advanced solutions that make it a safer investment.

With 25 franchise systems, there are several great business opportunities that fit your investment range.
Sector Report
Sample research stats taken from our data in the Shipping and Packaging sector
Initial Investment

What does it cost to get into the Shipping and Packaging sector?

The average investment in the Shipping and Packaging sector is $173,117. But, that doesn’t tell the whole story. There's a striking difference between the average and median.

Of all Shipping and Packaging franchises, 12 have an investment lower than $149,700. The average initial investment is skewed because the most expensive franchise in this sector is $700,000.

When looking at franchise opportunities make sure you examine brands within your investment range. Search below for Shipping and Packaging investments that fit your financial criteria. If you're not sure what you can afford, fill out our Franchise Affordability Calculator.

Initial Investment
$700,000 Highest
$33,455 Lowest
Figure 1: Initial Investment required for a franchise in the Shipping and Packaging sector
Financial Transparency
Provides Item 19 Data
Figure 2: 68% of franchises in this sector have Item 19 in their FDD.
Discloses Expense Data
Figure 3: Of franchises with an Item 19, 12% disclose expense data

How much can I make in the Shipping and Packaging sector?

How much money you can make from a Shipping and Packaging franchise depends on several factors, including location and demand for your services.

One way to predict your profit potential is to evaluate the financial performance representations provided by a franchisor in Item 19 of their Franchise Disclosure Document. Franchisors are not required to disclose this information, some are more transparent than others.

In the Shipping and Packaging sector, 68% disclose a financial performance representation. Of those, only 12% disclose some type of expense data on its franchisee operations.

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