Local Entrepreneurs Sign Franchise Agreement to Open Second Broward County PostNet Location
Apolonio Cedeno and Ramon Heredia Open New B2B Franchise in Lauderhill, Fla.
August 10, 2016 // Franchising.com // Lauderhill, Fla. – PostNet, the leading business-to-business franchise known for providing customized, business-enhancing print, marketing and shipping solutions to small businesses, is expanding its presence in Broward County with the opening of a new franchise location in Lauderhill, Fla. this week. The new PostNet center, located at 7860 W. Commercial Boulevard, marks the second franchise location for owners Apolonio Cedeno and Ramon Heredia.
“One of the things we’re most proud of in our lives is that we were working corporate jobs in Venezuela, and now we’re independent business owners in America,” said Cedeno with great pride. “We are thrilled to open our second PostNet center here in Broward County and continue to nurture the success of the local business community.”
Cedeno, who has a background in marketing and advertising, and Heredia, who has built a successful career in logistics and finance, bought an existing PostNet center in Coral Springs, Fla. in February, and just opened their second PostNet location in Lauderhill on August 8. In addition, this entrepreneurial duo has plans to open two more PostNet franchises in the region in the coming years.
“Apolonio and Ramon’s combined experience and unwavering work ethic, coupled with the strong operational team they have assembled, has been instrumental to their success,” said Steve Greenbaum, co-founder and CEO of PostNet. “Not to mention, they have a strong passion for the brand and its purpose – to help others succeed. The sky is the limit for these two. We look forward to seeing great things from them in the future.”
By opening a second PostNet in Broward County, Cedeno and Heredia are giving the hundreds of neighboring small businesses a leg-up. No other brand can match the range of services that PostNet has available: graphic design, full-service digital printing, direct mail, signage, document binding and finishing, and ancillary business services, like private mailbox rental and more. Unlike traditional postal and mailbox franchises, PostNet has strategic partnerships with all of the major logistics companies — UPS, FedEx, U.S. Postal Service and DHL — offering a multi-carrier selection combined with in-center professional packaging services to meet the individual shipping needs of its customers.
“The demand for PostNet’s services is stronger than ever before,” added Greenbaum. “With 28 million small businesses in the U.S. – 2.3 million of which are in Florida, PostNet is dedicated to serving the printing and marketing needs of those small business owners, providing them with the business-enhancing solutions and dedicated service they need to compete for customers and be successful.”
PostNet has 15 franchise locations open across the state of Florida, and plans to double the brand’s footprint in the Sunshine State over the next 3-5 years in key markets, such as Miami, Tampa, West Palm Beach, St. Petersburg, Fort Lauderdale and Jacksonville.
Today, PostNet has nearly 700 franchise locations across 10 countries. To learn more about the PostNet franchise, please visit www.postnetfranchise.com.
Founded in 1992, PostNet is the leading business-to-business franchise known for providing customized, business-enhancing print, marketing and shipping solutions. Locally owned and operated PostNet locations offer full-service digital printing; graphic design; direct mail; signs; document binding and finishing; and ancillary business services, like private mailbox rental and more. They also offer professional packaging services and shipping with UPS, FedEx, DHL and the U.S. Postal Service. In addition, with the brand’s bricks and clicks business model, each PostNet franchise has both a physical storefront in the community as well as an Online Print Center, offering customers the benefits of online transactions and face-to-face service. PostNet has nearly 700 franchise locations across 10 countries. PostNet has been recognized with several noteworthy awards this year including: 2016 Entrepreneur Franchise 500; 2016 Franchise Gator Top 100; and 2016 Franchise Direct Top 100. For more information about PostNet services, go to www.postnet.com.