Unishippers

2018 Costs & Fees

Liquid Capital Required:$60,000

Franchisor Details

Total Units:309
Franchising Since:1987
Home Office: Farmingdale, NY
Awards:
Franchise Gator Top 100 (2014, 2015, 2016)

How It Works

Unishippers is focused on just one thing: helping small and medium-sized businesses save money on their shipping needs while also giving them the exceptional service they deserve. For over 30 years, we've perfected the model for making that work:

  1. Unishippers leverages the combined shipping volume of more than 50,000 customers to negotiate great rates with our network of carriers, and ensures that each customer gets the best possible rates.
  2. Unishippers partners with eliable, major carriers, including UPS®, Saia®, YRC Freight, Estes and UPS Freight® to handle the pickup, transport and delivery of customers' shipments. The carriers do all of the heavy lifting, while you provide the support and savings.
  3. Unishippers provides customers a complete portfolio of shipping services and flexible shipping solutions - all from one company, and with just one consolidated bill.
  4. Unishippers develops and maintains proprietary, customer-facing shipping programs and internal CRM and billing systems, and also offers ongoing training to assist franchisees with managing their business.
  5. Unishippers provides leading edge, easy-to-use transportation management systems, such as Express Manager and Freight Manager, to help customers manage their shipping more easily.
  6. Franchisees identify small- and mid-sized businesses, assess their shipping needs, and present a custom proposal for shipping services.
  7. Franchisees set the customer up to start shipping, and provide them with the supplies, training, and access to online shipping tools they will need.
  8. Franchisees provide their customers with exceptional customer service, support and shipping consultancy that they simply can't get if they go directly to the carriers.

Franchise Support

One of the many benefits of owning a Unishippers franchise is having access to a host of professional support services from our Salt Lake City based Support Center. We've got a team of dedicated experts always looking out for your needs, leaving you to focus on building your business. We offer support in the following areas:

  • Franchise Relations and Support
  • Training
  • Marketing
  • Sales
  • Technology & Tools

A Lifestyle That's Unique In The Franchise Community

One of the most attractive aspects of owning a Unishippers franchise is the flexible - and frankly normal - lifestyle it can offer. While franchise ownership always takes a lot of work and commitment Unishippers has some benefits that make it unique in the franchise world:

  • Sane business hours
  • Low startup costs
  • Residual income
  • Geographic flexibility

Is Unishippers Right For Me?

  • Sales Experience – If you have a proven track record of success in sales and are comfortable cold calling and networking with prospects, Unishippers is right for you!
  • Industry Experience – Unishippers is currently looking for individuals who have experience working in either the transportation or logistics industry.
  • Customer Consultation – Do you love acting as a consultant and conducting analyses? Our franchise owners assist customers, analyze their shipping process and provide consultation and logistical support.
  • Financial Stability – As with most businesses, owning a Unishippers franchise requires an upfront financial investment. We want to ensure that you have realistic income expectations and have the required support system in place while you get your business up and running.

Purchase this franchise from a franchise owner with an established customer base as well as rights to the NYC Lower Manhattan territory!

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Please Note:

Unishippers is currently accepting inquiries from the following states: Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, Washington, D.C., West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming.

Interested parties should have at least $60,000 in liquid capital to invest.

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