LANSING, Mich. - May 1, 2014 // PRNewswire // - TWO MEN AND A TRUCK®, the industry's leading moving services franchise, enters Q2 with confidence after achieving 36 consecutive months of record growth. March marks the moving franchise's 52nd consecutive month of overall revenue gain, confirming the upward and steady development of the nationally-recognized brand.
TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® wrapped up a solid first quarter of 2014 with impressive results, disclosing revenues totaling $60,992,672, a 9.45 percent increase from last year. Additionally, the brand opened nine new franchise areas in quarter one and signed four new areas for development.
"We have repeatedly outperformed our overall growth numbers and demonstrated our brand, in conjunction with having a strong, supportive infrastructure and providing quality customer service, has enabled us to drive record results," said Randy Shacka, president of TWO MEN AND A TRUCK®. "We continue to focus on our customers while building upon our culture and we remain confident in TWO MEN AND A TRUCK®'slong-term growth."
With a focus on ongoing growth initiatives, TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® is looking to surpass their 2013 numbers by posting a system-wide revenue goal of $375 million for 2014, in addition to signing an additional 30 franchise areas. In order to achieve this objective, the brand looks to continue expanding into top-growth markets such as Maryland, Texas, Southern California, and Oregon, as well as pursuing its long-term goal of securing a larger international presence. New and existing locations are achieving record growth and profitability, and this is contributing to the system's positive momentum.
As TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® continues to expand across state lines, internal adjustments will be made to assist the brand in securing unique market advantages and boosting strategic operations. The Lansing-based corporate office is adding a 20,000 square-foot expansion to make room for additional team members, a new sales center, and increased customer service response time. TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® also continues to further invest in operations and marketing automation software to systematize processes and bolster corporate-customer relationships.
"The TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® brand connects with our ever-growing franchisee base and with our customers. It is rewarding to look back upon our previous successes, but it's even more inspiring to look forward to what we will accomplish in the future," said Brig Sorber, CEO and one of the original two men of TWO MEN AND A TRUCK®. "Our outlook for quarter two is very optimistic as we continue operating on a solid platform for growth in the months ahead."
With 270 national locations and 26 international locations, TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® continues its expansion in the global market by introducing innovative technology system-wide, improving existing operational systems, and employing passionate staff throughout the growing franchise network.
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TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® is the largest franchised moving company both in the United States and internationally. Currently there are more than 270 national locations and 1,800 trucks operating in the U.S.; in total, the company operates 290 locations and 1,900 trucks. TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® has performed more than 4.7 million moves since its inception in 1985. The company has seen consistent monthly growth dating back to December 2009 and more than 36 consecutive months of record growth. Each location is independently owned and operated. For franchising opportunities, visit www.twomenandatruckfranchising.com.
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