Unishippers Franchise

Discounted overnight air-express service and heavy freight shipping

Unishippers was founded in 1987 and began franchising that same year. The company is a partner with dozens of national and regional shipping carriers such as Airborne Express, DHL, Roadway Express and BAX Global. Currently there are few franchise units available in the U.S., however, resale units are available. Master franchises are available in Canada and the Pacific Rim.

A logistics leader for more than 30 years, Unishippers puts small and
medium-sized businesses in control of their shipping, and entrepreneurs
in control of their career success.

With low startup costs, an industry-leading service offering and unmatched
flexibility and stability, now is the time to put Unishippers to work
for you and your future.

It's time to give yourself permission to build your days around what's important to you! You're in Control!
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How much does it cost to open a Unishippers Franchise?

The estimated investment required to open a Unishippers Franchise is between $50,065-$233,300. There is an initial franchise fee of $30,000 which grants you the license to run a business under the Unishippers name.

Individual Unit Costs

  • Initial Investment:
  • Initial Franchise Fee:
  • Royalty Fee:
    16.5% - 15%
  • Advertising Fee:
  • Term of Agreement:
    5 years
  • Renewal Fee:

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Unishippers Distinguished As A Top Franchise In 2014
For the sixth year, Unishippers Global Logistics, LLC, was recognized in the annual Entrepreneur Magazine Franchise 500 list for 2014. Unishippers, the nation's first and one of the largest third party logistics reseller in the nation, was ranked at number 172 on the overall list, significantly clim...

How Unishippers' Ceo Went From Running One Unit To Running The Company
MY parents moved from San Luis Obispo to the Mojave Desert, about four hours to the east, after my dad, a physicist, got a job at what is now the Naval Air Weapons Station, China Lake. My younger brother Chris and I grew up catching lizards and snakes and riding motorcycles. We were also on the loca...

Unishippers Ranks #40 In Franchise Business Review's Top 50 Franchises
Unishippers Global Logistics, LLC, the nation's first and one of the largest small package and freight shipping resellers, announced it's ranking of No.40 in the more than 200 units category on the Franchise Business Reviews prestigious 2012 Top 50 franchises list. Franchise Business Review awards ...

Unishippers Wins 2011 Franchise Award
Unishippers Global Logistics, LLC received Franchise Business Review's 2011 Franchisee Satisfaction Award at the International Franchise Association (IFA) 51st Annual Convention in Las Vegas on February 13-16, 2011. As the nation's largest full-service shipping reseller, Unishippers helps prov...

Unishippers Receives Allbusiness Allstar Award
Unishippers Global Logistics, LLC, the nation's first and largest small package and freight shipping reseller, was recently ranked No. 93 on the AllBusiness AllStar Franchise rankings. The list compiles the 300 "best of the best" franchises for 2011. In its third year, the AllBusiness AllStar F...

Unishippers News & Press Releases

When did the first Unishippers open? 1987
When did Unishippers start Franchising? 1987

Year U.S.A. Canada International Corporate
2004 284 0 0 0
2003 284 0 13 0
2002 295 0 11 0
2001 295 0 6 0
2000 295 0 2 0
Year U.S.A.
2004 284
2003 284
2002 295
2001 295
2000 295
Year Canada
2004 0
2003 0
2002 0
2001 0
2000 0
Year International
2004 0
2003 13
2002 11
2001 6
2000 2
Year Corporate
2004 0
2003 0
2002 0
2001 0
2000 0
Expense In-House Third Party
Franchise Fee No No
Startup Costs No No
Equipment No No
Inventory No No
Accounts Receivable No No
Payroll No No

Newsletter, Meetings, Toll-free phone line, Internet, Security/safety procedures, Field operations/evaluations

Co-op advertising, Ad slicks, National media

Franchise can be run from home.

International franchisees required to buy multiple units/master licenses; 40% of all franchisees own more than one unit

Number of employees needed to run franchised unit: 2

Absentee ownership of franchise is allowed. (97% of current franchisees are owner/operators)

To calculate how much income a franchise owner can do at Unishippers 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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