Central Courier vs Metropolitan Movers Franchise Comparison

Below is an in-depth analysis and side-by-side comparison of Central Courier vs Metropolitan Movers including start-up costs and fees, business experience requirements, training & support and financing options.

Start-Up Costs and Fees

 
Central Courier Franchise
Metropolitan Movers Franchise
Investment $29,500 - $149,750 $55,500 - $250,000
Franchise Fee $15,000 $29,500
Royalty Fee 6% 7.5%
Advertising Fee - 3%
Year Founded 1999 2010
Year Franchised 2009 2013
Term Of Agreement - -
Term Of Agreement - -
Renewal Fee - -


Business Experience Requirements

 
Central Courier Franchise
Metropolitan Movers Franchise
Experience - -

Financing Options

 
Central Courier Franchise
Metropolitan Movers Franchise
  In-House/3rd Party In-House/3rd Party
Franchise Fees -/Yes Yes/-
Start-up Costs -/Yes -/Yes
Equipment -/Yes -/Yes
Inventory -/Yes -/Yes
Receivables -/Yes -/Yes
Payroll -/Yes -/Yes

Training & Support

 
Central Courier Franchise
Metropolitan Movers Franchise
Training - On-The-Job Training: 20 hours Classroom Training: 30 hours
Support - -
Marketing - -
Operations -

To provide all services in accordance with Metropolitan Movers standards and procedures

Number of Employees Required to Run: 4 - 6


Expansion Plans

 
Central Courier Franchise
Metropolitan Movers Franchise
US Expansion Yes -
Canada Expansion - Yes
International Expansion - -

Start-Up Costs and Fees Mobile

Investment
Central Courier Franchise
$29,500 - $149,750
Metropolitan Movers Franchise
$55,500 - $250,000
Franchise Fee
Central Courier Franchise
$15,000
Metropolitan Movers Franchise
$29,500
Royalty Fee
Central Courier Franchise
6%
Metropolitan Movers Franchise
7.5%
Advertising Fee
Central Courier Franchise
-
Metropolitan Movers Franchise
3%
Year Founded
Central Courier Franchise
1999
Metropolitan Movers Franchise
2010
Year Franchised
Central Courier Franchise
2009
Metropolitan Movers Franchise
2013
Term Of Agreement
Central Courier Franchise
-
Metropolitan Movers Franchise
-
Renewal Fee
Central Courier Franchise
-
Metropolitan Movers Franchise
-


Business Experience Requirements

Experience
Central Courier Franchise
-
Metropolitan Movers Franchise
-

Financing Options

  In-House/3rd Party
Franchise Fees
Central Courier Franchise
-/Yes
Metropolitan Movers Franchise
Yes/-
Start-up Costs
Central Courier Franchise
-/Yes
Metropolitan Movers Franchise
-/Yes
Equipment
Central Courier Franchise
-/Yes
Metropolitan Movers Franchise
-/Yes
Inventory
Central Courier Franchise
-/Yes
Metropolitan Movers Franchise
-/Yes
Receivables
Central Courier Franchise
-/Yes
Metropolitan Movers Franchise
-/Yes
Payroll
Central Courier Franchise
-/Yes
Metropolitan Movers Franchise
-/Yes

Training & Support

Training
Central Courier Franchise
-
Metropolitan Movers Franchise
On-The-Job Training: 20 hours Classroom Training: 30 hours
Support
Central Courier Franchise
-
Metropolitan Movers Franchise
-
Marketing
Central Courier Franchise
-
Metropolitan Movers Franchise
-
Operations
Central Courier Franchise
-
Metropolitan Movers Franchise

To provide all services in accordance with Metropolitan Movers standards and procedures

Number of Employees Required to Run: 4 - 6


Expansion Plans

US Expansion
Central Courier Franchise
Yes
Metropolitan Movers Franchise
-
Canada Expansion
Central Courier Franchise
-
Metropolitan Movers Franchise
Yes
International Expansion
Central Courier Franchise
-
Metropolitan Movers Franchise
-

Company Overviews

About Central Courier

Central Courier, LLC offers a proven business model with a system that has worked for many years and can work for you too. 1. As a franchisee, you will be given all the information and support to duplicate our successful system to maximize your potential for success. 2. We will help you decide on the best location and service area for your Central Courier franchise. 3. Our detailed Operations Manual will teach you everything you need to start your business. We will not only train you but also provide you with the knowledge to grow your business. We leave no stone unturned when it comes to teaching you our business system for success. We will continue to help you grow your business to ensure our mutual success. 4. We share our proven system and procedures. Both have been developed over many years to allow the successful operation of one or multiple Central Courier Franchise locations. Immediately upon signing the Franchise Agreement, you will have access to a successful system and proven methods for success one of the best in the industry. 5. You will enjoy the benefits from our name recognition and marketing experience. You will be part of a Central Courier network of successful Franchisees. If you can follow a system, want to own your own business, and are not afraid of building some ‘sweat equity,' then a Central Courier franchise may be right for you!

About Metropolitan Movers

Metropolitan Movers, the Consumer's Choice Winner for 2012 has been a leader in providing full service and customized moving services to families and companies big and small. Recently Metropolitan Movers moved over 15,000 Canadians into new homes and this does not include the vast number of commercial moves we carried out. We understand how stressful a move can be and provide our clients fast and reliable service and the security of knowing that their movers are properly insured and licensed. We privide:
 *A professional head office team with over 10 years experience in the moving industry in North America
 * A 1-Week initial intensive training course in the Metropolitan Movers moving rules and procedures
 *A comprehensive Training and Operations Manual
 *A well-established and growing franchise network in Ontario
 *An easy to run business opportunity with a proven track-record of success and profitability within the first 6 months of operation
 *Prime markets and locations still available
 *Exclusive and protected territory
 *Opening marketing materials plus other branded materials for your local marketing efforts
 *A marketing-driven Brand
 *Proprietary marketing system that sends you business from day 1 of operations!
 *Dedicated franchisee website section promoting your franchise location
 If this sounds like the type of business that would interest you, please contact us.

Veteran Incentives  10% off franchise fee