Medex Patient Transport vs Metropolitan Movers Franchise Comparison

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

Start-Up Costs and Fees

 
Medex Patient Transport Franchise
Metropolitan Movers Franchise
Investment $105,015 - $155,240 $55,500 - $250,000
Franchise Fee N/A $29,500
Royalty Fee 5% 7.5%
Advertising Fee - 3%
Year Founded - 2010
Year Franchised - 2013
Term Of Agreement - -
Term Of Agreement - -
Renewal Fee - -


Business Experience Requirements

 
Medex Patient Transport Franchise
Metropolitan Movers Franchise
Experience - -

Financing Options

 
Medex Patient Transport Franchise
Metropolitan Movers Franchise
  In-House/3rd Party In-House/3rd Party
Franchise Fees -/- Yes/-
Start-up Costs -/- -/Yes
Equipment -/- -/Yes
Inventory -/- -/Yes
Receivables -/- -/Yes
Payroll -/- -/Yes

Training & Support

 
Medex Patient Transport Franchise
Metropolitan Movers Franchise
Training

Corporate Franchise Training provided at the Headquarters (Nashville, TN): Medex management will work with Franchisee to understand and fully grasp what an ideal location will be for the business and how the day-to-day operations work in managing the concept. It is expected that the Franchisor will provide Franchisees with approximately one week of initial training at the Franchisor's headquarters in Nashville, TN. Medex Phase I instruction will pertain to administrative, operational, and sales/marketing matters; it will also include a liberal amount of on-the-job training with the Franchisee spending time at the corporate offices and operating the corporate vehicles themselves. This training will be provided for the Franchisee and up to one other team member. Franchise Field Training provided at the Franchisee's location: On-site training typically takes place when the Franchisee commences operations of their Medex Franchise model. An experienced trainer from Medex corporate will provide on-site training for a period of three days to assist the Franchisee in the commencement of operations and facilitate a shortened ramp up time.

On-The-Job Training: 20 hours Classroom Training: 30 hours
Support

Medex corporate has a call center and corporate team that will support franchisees and allow the franchisees to leverage an established and successful corporate "hub" providing services to the franchise operators in the field. Medex Corporate will handle the operations that would traditionally take place in the franchised office. These duties include 24/7 call answering services, patient intake, and centralized dispatch. Invoicing We'll report invoice amounts to you. Scheduling Be there on time, every time. Route Management Less Time and Gas = More Profits. Call Center Support Our Office is YOUR Office. Office Management Employee Recruitment

-
Marketing - -
Operations -

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

Number of Employees Required to Run: 4 - 6


Expansion Plans

 
Medex Patient Transport Franchise
Metropolitan Movers Franchise
US Expansion Yes -
Canada Expansion - Yes
International Expansion - -

Start-Up Costs and Fees Mobile

Investment
Medex Patient Transport Franchise
$105,015 - $155,240
Metropolitan Movers Franchise
$55,500 - $250,000
Franchise Fee
Medex Patient Transport Franchise
N/A
Metropolitan Movers Franchise
$29,500
Royalty Fee
Medex Patient Transport Franchise
5%
Metropolitan Movers Franchise
7.5%
Advertising Fee
Medex Patient Transport Franchise
-
Metropolitan Movers Franchise
3%
Year Founded
Medex Patient Transport Franchise
-
Metropolitan Movers Franchise
2010
Year Franchised
Medex Patient Transport Franchise
-
Metropolitan Movers Franchise
2013
Term Of Agreement
Medex Patient Transport Franchise
-
Metropolitan Movers Franchise
-
Renewal Fee
Medex Patient Transport Franchise
-
Metropolitan Movers Franchise
-


Business Experience Requirements

Experience
Medex Patient Transport Franchise
-
Metropolitan Movers Franchise
-

Financing Options

  In-House/3rd Party
Franchise Fees
Medex Patient Transport Franchise
-/-
Metropolitan Movers Franchise
Yes/-
Start-up Costs
Medex Patient Transport Franchise
-/-
Metropolitan Movers Franchise
-/Yes
Equipment
Medex Patient Transport Franchise
-/-
Metropolitan Movers Franchise
-/Yes
Inventory
Medex Patient Transport Franchise
-/-
Metropolitan Movers Franchise
-/Yes
Receivables
Medex Patient Transport Franchise
-/-
Metropolitan Movers Franchise
-/Yes
Payroll
Medex Patient Transport Franchise
-/-
Metropolitan Movers Franchise
-/Yes

Training & Support

Training
Medex Patient Transport Franchise

Corporate Franchise Training provided at the Headquarters (Nashville, TN): Medex management will work with Franchisee to understand and fully grasp what an ideal location will be for the business and how the day-to-day operations work in managing the concept. It is expected that the Franchisor will provide Franchisees with approximately one week of initial training at the Franchisor's headquarters in Nashville, TN. Medex Phase I instruction will pertain to administrative, operational, and sales/marketing matters; it will also include a liberal amount of on-the-job training with the Franchisee spending time at the corporate offices and operating the corporate vehicles themselves. This training will be provided for the Franchisee and up to one other team member. Franchise Field Training provided at the Franchisee's location: On-site training typically takes place when the Franchisee commences operations of their Medex Franchise model. An experienced trainer from Medex corporate will provide on-site training for a period of three days to assist the Franchisee in the commencement of operations and facilitate a shortened ramp up time.

Metropolitan Movers Franchise
On-The-Job Training: 20 hours Classroom Training: 30 hours
Support
Medex Patient Transport Franchise

Medex corporate has a call center and corporate team that will support franchisees and allow the franchisees to leverage an established and successful corporate "hub" providing services to the franchise operators in the field. Medex Corporate will handle the operations that would traditionally take place in the franchised office. These duties include 24/7 call answering services, patient intake, and centralized dispatch. Invoicing We'll report invoice amounts to you. Scheduling Be there on time, every time. Route Management Less Time and Gas = More Profits. Call Center Support Our Office is YOUR Office. Office Management Employee Recruitment

Metropolitan Movers Franchise
-
Marketing
Medex Patient Transport Franchise
-
Metropolitan Movers Franchise
-
Operations
Medex Patient Transport 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
Medex Patient Transport Franchise
Yes
Metropolitan Movers Franchise
-
Canada Expansion
Medex Patient Transport Franchise
-
Metropolitan Movers Franchise
Yes
International Expansion
Medex Patient Transport Franchise
-
Metropolitan Movers Franchise
-

Company Overviews

About Medex Patient Transport

WE BUILT THE COMPANY THAT WE'D WANT TO DO BUSINESS WITH. WE HOPE YOU DO TOO. 1)Useful is forever Bells and whistles wear off, but usefulness never does. We provide useful services that provide just what you need and nothing you don't. 2)Great service is everything We're famous for fast and friendly customer service. We work hard to make sure we live up to that reputation every day. 3)Clarity is king Buzzwords, lingo, and sensationalized sales-and-marketing-speak have no place at Medex. We communicate clearly and honestly. 4)Our customers are our investors Our customers fund our daily operations by paying for our products. We answer to them not investors, the stock market, or a board of Medical Transportation Business directors. 5)The basics are beautiful We'll never overlook what really matters: The basics. Great service, ease of use, honest pricing, and respect for our customer's time, money, and trust. 6)No hidden fees or secret prices We believe everyone is entitled to the best price we can offer. Our prices are easy to understand, require no math, and are the same no matter who you are. 7)Patient transport should be easy Our services are intuitive. You can place orders 24/7 online or over the phone and we'll answer every question you've got. 8)Long-term contracts are obscene No one likes being locked into something they don't want anymore. Our customers can cancel at any time, no questions asked. No setup/termination fees either. Growth Growth off the charts! When people need medical attention and are incapable of transporting themselves, as with some elderly people or the disabled, they rely on medical transport companies to get them to the clinic, treatment facility or hospital. Medical transportation companies provide safe and quick transportation for emergency and non-emergency situations. The main reasons non-emergency medical transportation make business sense is: The US population is rapidly aging The first of the Baby-Boomers turned 65 in 2011 Many state and federal agencies pay for transportation benefits Brokers are always in need of reliable transportation providers Healthcare facilities and patients are willing to pay for transport services. Medex will create a business model that works in your geographic area and will give marketing and sales support from day one. In the United States, the proportion of the population aged >65 years is projected to increase from 12.4% in 2000 to 19.6% in 2030. The number of persons aged >65 years is expected to increase from approximately 35 million in 2000 to an estimated 71 million in 2030, and the number of persons aged >80 years is expected to increase from 9.3 million in 2000 to 19.5 million in 2030 The Systems: Computer Software We require you to use certain computer equipment and software in order to manage the Medex business model. The systems and procedures have been developed to help you scale your business efficiently and effectively, follow our model and let us help you scale your business. One of the strongest elements of the business model is the backend support including the following elements that support you and your medical transportation franchise: - Call Center Support - Centralized Dispatch - Rate Management - Outsourced office management - Billing - Standard franchise support and franchise rights

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.

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