BlueGrace Logistics

Description

A B2B sales franchise in the freight shipping industry. Franchisees leverage technology and discounted carrier pricing to save small to medium sized businesses time and money on their freight shipping.

Business Type:
Office Space

Background

Year Established: 2009
Year First Franchised: 2011
Franchised Units: 50 - 100
Actual number of units: 58
Company Owned Units: 1

States referrals areaccepted in:

  • Alabama
  • Arizona
  • Arkansas
  • California
  • Colorado
  • Connecticut
  • Delaware
  • Florida
  • Georgia
  • 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 DC
  • West Virginia
  • Wisconsin
  • Wyoming

Background Notes

Not available in Atlanta, GA market, Tampa Bay, FL market, and Metro NY / NJ markets

 

Financial / Terms

Cash Investment (Liquid): $75000
Minimum Investment: $39500
Maximum Investment: $127000
Minimum Net Worth: $75000
Franchise Fee: $38000
Discounts:
Vet Fran
Average # of Employees: 4
Financial Performance Representation / FPR-Item 19 in FDD: Yes
Ownership Participation:
Owner-Operator
Executive Model
Passive Ownership
Royalty Type: Scalable

Royalty Fee Structure: 15-18% of GROSS PROFIT, decreases with growth

Ad Fee Structure:
N/A

Financial Terms Notes:

VetFran participant, 15% discount for veterans

Two investment models available:

National Franchise: Franchise Fee $82,500 Initial investment: $98,000-$181,250 Unrestricted model; reserved for "franchise conversions" (existing business)

Territory Franchise: Franchise Fee $22K-$38K Initial investment: $39,500-$127K; designed for entrance to the industry - geographic territory model - 1 franchise per territory

Franchise Sales

Single Unit: Yes
Multiple Units: Yes
Area/Master Developer: Yes
Resales: Yes

International Expansion

International Expansion Opportunities: No
Single Unit Availability Outside US: No
Multiple Unit Availability Outside US: No
Area Development or Master Avail: No
International Expansion Notes:
No International Opportunities - Just U.S. expansion

 

 

Support & Training Provided

Financial Assistance Provided: Yes
Site Selection Assistance: No
Lease Negotiation Assistance: No
Co-operative Advertising: No

Support and Training Notes:

Training: 3 Tiered

  • Pre: web-based/provides baseline
  • On-Site: in Riverview, FL /5-day, in depth, new franchise partner training
  • Post: continued and structured sales and systems trainings

Get Started!

 

Freddy O'Pry

Franchise Development

281-342-7474