PIRTEK USA

PIRTEK USA TIER 1 & TIER 2 Franchise Program Frequently Asked Questions

Prior industry experience is NOT necessary. Depending on the franchise option you’re interested in, net worth requirements range between $250,000 -$750,000. The most important requirement to starting your own PIRTEK franchise is a willingness to be hands-on with the business.
 
What are the available franchise tiers?
Tier 1 franchises are traditional brick-and-mortar stores. Typically, franchisees will have a full staff of 5-7 employees and start the business with at least 3 Mobile Service Units ready to help customers on-site.
 
If you’re not ready to make the investment in a Tier 1 franchise, a Tier 2 business is a great way to begin your PIRTEK franchise. Tier 2 franchises start business exclusively using Mobile Sales & Service units, e.g. company vehicles, and later expand into Tier 1 franchises. With an estimated initial investment starting around $162K, this is a great option for investors who want to start an industrial franchise but don’t have the target investment of a Tier 1 business. The best thing about a Tier 2 franchise is that it’s a scalable investment: these franchisees should plan on converting into a Tier 1 franchise within 3 years. Ideally, a Tier 2 franchise will allow them to generate the income and establish the customer base that will make this expansion possible. Costs included in the Tier 2 franchise investment include:
 
- Mobile Sales & Service Units
- Training expenses
- Computer systems
- Five months of operating expenses.
 
How much does it cost to open a PIRTEK franchise?
The total cost to open a PIRTEK franchise will vary depending on factors like which Tier you choose and the area you’re located in.
 
Tier 1:
Start-up Cost ranging between $350K-$750K
    Tier 2:
    Start-up Cost ranging between $160K-$460K
     
    These estimates include just about everything you’ll need to get your new business up and running – contact us and request a copy of our franchise disclosure document to see the detailed breakdown for yourself!
     
    What do I get in exchange for the franchise fee?
    Many entrepreneurs wonder why they should opt to franchise when they could go it alone and avoid a franchise fee, but the truth is that you get a lot of bang for your buck with PIRTEK’s franchise fee – it even has the potential to save you money in the long run!
     
    Your franchise fee grants you:
    - Onboarding and Training
    - Access to our computer system, simplifying operations
    - Marketing support
    - National Accounts
    - Use of our brand name
    - Our time-tested business model
     
    Are there any discounts available to veterans of the U.S. Armed Forces?
    Yes, if you are an honorably discharged veteran of the U.S. Armed Forces, you may be eligible to receive a $15,000 discount off of the initial franchise fee for a Tier 1 business, or $5,000 off the initial franchise fee for a Tier 2 business.

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