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Postal Connections Franchise Information

Description

 Two businesses in one—traditional packaging, shipping and printing service center and an eBay drop-off store for selling items online. Postal Connections®, a proven franchise selling shipping, freight, printing, mail receiving, fax, notary and more combined with a proven business iSOLD It® the easy way to sell on eBay. Serving consumers and small business with services, we are a people business combining expertise in online selling and a high level of customized solutions for everyday tasks and convenience. Using leading-edge computer systems, we ship anywhere in the world, print high quality documents and provide guidance on how to sell on eBay, Amazon Marketplace and other platforms. We also offer iSOLD It@Home™ a proven model with low overhead and good sales commissions. These are growing and fun-businesses.

Training

Training starts the moment you become a franchisee. It begins with a visit by our Franchisor-Owner who reviews start up manuals, business projections, site selection, and financing sources. A new store marketing plan and materials is reviewed with you. Training continues in 2 personalized sessions: a 5-day live action session in our regional training store; and a 4-day session in your store as it opens. Our regional trainers are the top franchisees in sales nationwide. Throughout our franchise relationship training continues with online materials, personal visits, and phone contact.

Qualifications

Our business is a people business for owners who like to solve others needs with service. To start you fill out an application. You’ll need $35,000 to $60,000 in liquid capital if you are financing the initial investment. We look for a FICO credit score of 700. You need to be a citizen or have the appropriate U.S. visa. Having business or sales experience is helpful to owning a profitable store. We offer 25% off our franchise fee to veterans with an honorable discharge or still on active duty or reserve. Go to our online application at: www.postalconnections.com/apply-now/

 More than a Pack & Ship Store

Postal Connections stores are community service centers where new products and services are frequently added. Fully tested new products are offered to franchisees and we enable franchisees to expand the business with local opportunities. We are currently in process of adding iSoldit online sales services into our Postal Connections stores.

Our operations flexibility has enabled franchisees to merge Postal Connections with other business lines such as accounting services, computer repair, U-Haul® rentals, printer cartridge sales, online sales assistance, curios and gifts, etc.

Postal Connections encourages multi-store ownership, and several of our franchisees own more than one Store. In fact, we have financial incentive for you and/or your family to won mulitple Stores. Our franchise fee is discounted for the second Store and succeding Stores.  We assist our franchisees by reducing the new Store franchise fee and installation costs of the next unit.  We have multi-unit discount if bought at the smae time and a significant discount when you're ready as a franchisee to open your next Store.

Business Established: 1996
Franchising Since: 1999
Franchised Units: 47
Company Owned Units: N/A
Start-up Cost: $35,000 to $60,000
Total Investment: $55,925 to $233
Veteran Hired Since 2011: N/A
Veteran Owned Units: 10
Related Categories
Package Preparation/Shipment/Mail Service
Printing/Photocopying Services
Business Services

Vetfran Incentives

We offer a 25% discount off the franchise fee for veterans of standard store model ($7,475 off fee of $29,900). We offer a 25% discount off the franchise fee for veterans of the Postal Connections Express model ($7,475 off the fee of $29,900).