SAN MATEO, CA - (Marketwired - Dec 24, 2013) - Entrepreneur Magazine recognized the Vanguard Cleaning Systems® franchise at #23 in its annual Franchise 500™ list of the top franchises in the world. It is the sixth consecutive year that the Vanguard® brand has been included among the Top 50 franchises in the annual ranking.
"We are honored to be listed as one of the top franchises in 2014," says Mark Heisten, Vice President of Marketing and Business Development, Vanguard Cleaning Systems, Inc. "We are focused on building a durable brand; an approach that is based on quality franchise development and support. The consistent showing in the Franchise 500™ ranking is a reflection of that commitment."
The Vanguard Cleaning Systems® franchise organization provides its franchisees with a solid foundation so that they can operate a complete office cleaning business. Franchisees are offered support in starting their franchise and the local Vanguard® regional offices continue to offer educational opportunities throughout the lifetime of their businesses.
Founded in 1984, the Vanguard Cleaning Systems® franchise organization has 2,700 independently owned and operated franchised businesses in North America. Through a master franchise network of 59 regional offices, Vanguard Cleaning Systems® franchisees provide cleaning services for more than 14,000 commercial customers.
The Vanguard® franchise has been consistently ranked among the top franchises in North America, achieving a rank of #7 in the 2011 Entrepreneur Magazine's Franchise 500™ and #15 in the 2012 D&B AllBusiness AllStar franchises. You can learn more about Vanguard Cleaning Systems® at www.vanguardcleaning.com.