Cottman Transmission Systems Franchise

Transmission and automotive repair & services

With areas over the U.S., Cottman Transmission and Total Auto Care is a transmission and auto repair mark that administrations any make or model vehicle, remote or local. Cottman Transmission and Total Auto Care focuses have some expertise in entire transmission benefit, brakes, suspension, cooling administration and a great deal more. Cottman's base camp is situated in Horsham, Pennsylvania.

Cottman Transmission Systems, LLC gives a markdown on starting establishment charges to veterans of U.S. Military who generally meet the prerequisites of the Cottman Vet Program. For qualified veterans partaking in this program, Cottman Transmission Systems, LLC will diminish the measure of the Initial License charge by $8,000. In this manner the Initial License under the Cottman Vet Program is decreased to $29,500 (for franchisees outside of New Jersey). To Qualify, veterans must give us satisfactory documentation of respectable release, and the franchisee for the Center to be worked must be no less than 51% possessed by the veteran taking an interest in the Cottman Vet Program. Veterans taking an interest in the Cottman Vet Program who wish to exchange the establishment before opening the Center must pay us the bit of the Initial License Fee that is postponed under the program ($8,000) as a condition to the exchange.

There are as of now more than 53 Cottman Transmission Centers in 21 states and Canada.

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How much does it cost to open a Cottman Transmission Systems Franchise?

The investment required to open a Cottman Transmission Systems Franchise is between $192,000-$230,000. There is an initial franchise fee of $37,500 which grants you the license to run a business under the Cottman Transmission Systems name.

Individual Unit Costs

  • Initial Investment:
  • Initial Franchise Fee:
  • Royalty Fee:
  • Advertising Fee:
    $765 Weekly
  • Term of Agreement:
    15 years

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When did the first Cottman Transmission Systems open? 1962
When did Cottman Transmission Systems start Franchising? 1964

Year U.S.A. Canada International Corporate
2015 54 2 0 0
2014 59 2 0 0
2013 67 1 0 0
2012 65 1 0 4
2005 400 4 1 0
2004 382 4 2 0
2003 369 4 2 0
2002 332 4 2 0
2001 299 4 1 6

United States: Arizona, Colorado, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Michigan, Missouri, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Texas, Virginia, Washington, Wisconsin

Expense In-House Third Party
Franchise Fee No Yes
Startup Costs No Yes
Equipment No Yes
Inventory No Yes
Accounts Receivable No No
Payroll No Yes

Third Party Financing Source(s):

Training class room at Corporate Office - Horsham, PA (2 weeks)
-Security/safety procedures

Opening Support:
- Training class room at Corporate Office - Horsham, PA (2 weeks)
- In-field training
- Real Estate - Assistance finding a suitable location (if needed)
- Operations Team assigned to assist in the transition
- Grand Opening
- Sales Development Plan
- Marketing Plan
Ongoing Training and Support:
- Technical Hotline available
- Cottman Business Management System - POS
- Financial Assistance provided
- Franchisee intranet portal
- National PR Firm
- Technical Training (in house and on site)
- Localized commercial accounts
- Advertising Program
o Traditional and Internet Advertising
o Franchisee Website
o Pay Per Click
o Award-winning Cottman Man Blog
o Cottman Webinar Series Award winning National website (
o Award-winning Cottman Man Educational Video Series
o Social Media
-Security/safety procedures
-Field operations/evaluations
-Purchasing cooperatives

*Ad slicks
*National media
*Regional advertising

Number of employees needed to run franchised unit: 3

Absentee ownership of franchise is NOT allowed. (100% of current franchisees are owner/operators)

Business Experience:

  • Total net worth requirement: $100,000+
  • Cash Liquidity requirement: $50,000 - $75,000
  • Industry experience
  • General Business experience
  • Marketing Skills

  • To calculate how much income a franchise owner can do at Cottman Transmission Systems Franchise, may vary on factors like location, size etc., On the other side as a business owner your goals to maintain the quality of service while streaming sales high and expenses low. As any other franchise may include rent/mortgage, staffing/family, inventory supplies, utilities, administrative costs vise vera. Location to location and seasons the months costs may vary. Most franchises start up costs are typically fixed and they will cover most of the initial operating costs like signage, furniture, decoration and renovations.

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    Cottman Transmission Systems

    Cottman Transmission Systems

    Cottman Transmission Systems LLC
    201 Gibraltar Rd., #150
    Horsham, PA


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