The 400-plus-unit moving franchise ends 2022 with impressive growth, innovative new services and momentum going into the new year.
TWO MEN AND A TRUCK®, the nation’s largest franchisor in the moving industry with over 400 franchises and more than 3,000 trucks in operation, wrapped up 2022 with impressive achievements. Throughout the year, the brand celebrated its nine millionth move, opened 13 new locations, completed 15 signings and added 251 new trucks onto the road.
"2022 was an impressive year of growth for TWO MEN AND A TRUCK,” said Randy Shacka, TWO MEN AND A TRUCK president. “ Each year, we hit new milestones and continue to break records — and this past year has been no exception. We’ve entered new markets, expanded existing territories and introduced critical enhancements that have all but secured our position as one of the best investments in franchising.”
In addition to its traditional moving and packing services, TWO MEN AND A TRUCK rolled out a range of storage options, diversifying revenue streams and securing year-round business opportunities for franchisees. To leverage any facilities a franchisee may have, the franchise offers a range of storage options, including on-site and off-site, vaulted and portable.
“We’ve been a leader in this industry for nearly four decades, and we’re always looking ahead,” Shacka said. “We’re always thinking about how we can offer more services for our customers and a stronger, more profitable business for our franchisees.”
On top of offering enhanced services, the brand also saw continued franchise expansion nationwide. TWO MEN AND A TRUCK broke into its 47th state with the opening of its first location in New Hampshire. The faces behind the new location are TWO MEN AND A TRUCK Franchisees Alan Oversmith and Joseph Turbeville.
The team also set its sights on the beautiful state of California for continued franchise expansion. “California is a big market that we can’t wait to expand in,” said TWO MEN AND A TRUCK Compliance Director Pamela Batten. “We have several franchisees in the California area who are really thriving, but there are still plenty of opportunities to serve those customers we haven’t been able to reach yet.”
TWO MEN AND A TRUCK currently has 12 franchises open in California, Batten says. The team has identified room to add more than 30 new territories across the state, including in major cities like San Francisco and Los Angeles.
Another highlight in 2022 was an exciting new partnership with franchising-focused lender ApplePie Capital. This dynamic relationship will help incoming and existing franchisees secure financing to start and scale their businesses.
“We’re thrilled to partner with ApplePie as they understand our business model, brand promise and core values,” said Batten. “They are impressed by our story and eager to help our franchisees take their growth plans to the next level.”
ApplePie Capital is different from other lenders in that they focus exclusively on franchising and offer a full range of financing options, centered on getting franchise owners the right capital at the right time to accelerate their growth.
In 2023, TWO MEN AND A TRUCK will increase their focus on expanding the long-distance crated service, which has seen exponential growth over the past few years. Additionally, in the spring months, the brand will expand its junk service even further, bringing additional career growth and sales opportunities to those within the brand.
“As we head into 2023, we will focus on investing behind the best ideas for growth, continuing to deliver on our plans and living our values every day,” said Shacka. “We will also focus on flexibility in our business plans to quickly respond to the rapidly changing external environment to maximize our opportunities for growth.”
The franchise will also continue to focus on franchise expansion throughout the country, with available territories open in New Jersey, New York, Connecticut, California, Texas, West Virginia, Virginia, Maryland, Washington and Vermont.
As TWO MEN AND A TRUCK’s well-positioned business model and multiple revenue streams continues to be recognized by more and more passionate entrepreneurs, the company is poised to continue the momentum seen this past year into 2023 and beyond.
To learn more about franchising with TWO MEN AND A TRUCK®, visit https://franchise.twomenandatruck.com/.