We all need things delivered sometimes. Whether we’ve ordered something as simple as a pair of jeans online or a bulky item like a fridge, we sometimes need help getting these items to us. Businesses are no different. Through delivery franchises, you can help people and businesses get what they need fast.
Delivery is increasingly needed in the retail world as 17.6 per cent of all retail sales in the UK now take place online. It’s not only online shoppers that require delivery services, however. Businesses may need to transport goods across their city, or the country and beyond. Individuals also sometimes send packages and letters that need to get to their destinations quickly and securely.
Your new business could be a delivery franchise. With low startup costs, delivery franchises are perfect for would-be business owners with great organisational skills. Your clients could be large corporations — giving you incredible opportunities to scale up your business.
Run your own post office with Post & Packing
You can help send products across the world with Post & Packaging, a global franchise with several tailored solutions for its customers. In addition to mail order and fulfilment, your store will provide envelopes and stationery, post box rentals for businesses and individuals and packing materials, among other things. With a franchise fee of £25,000, you can join Post & Packaging and start your business.
Help ship around the world with InXpress
Do you think you could run a global shipping business from the comfort of your own home? With InXpress you could do just that. You will never have to handle a parcel yourself as InXpress has multiple agreements with transport companies that carry out all of the pick-up, collection, and delivery. InXpress has been going strong for thirty-two years, and currently counts ninety-four franchises in the UK alone — the US has ninety-six. Because you won’t need to maintain storage facilities or warehouses, your overheads will be comparatively low and you can get started with a franchise fee of £32,500.
Deliver food and treats through Jasper’s Catering
If you have an interest in food, Jasper’s Catering is a delivery business with a culinary twist. This corporate catering company sprang up in 2004 and now provides food delivery services for businesses and organisations around the country. You will get to choose your territory which the people at Jasper’s will analyse to see if it’s viable. Each territory typically covers a minimum of 13,000 businesses. You will start with a twelve-week training programme and Jasper’s will help you to find target businesses for your services.
Take meals to customers with Wiltshire Farm Foods
Another food delivery services, Wiltshire Farm Foods sends frozen ready meals to its customers across the UK. Most of your potential customers will be elderly and benefit from 300 different possible dishes. With a history of over ninety years — the company starting as a meat and dairy food processing company in 1928 — Wiltshire Farm Foods was a pioneer in using frozen food. From £250,000 you can get involved in this food delivery franchise.
Find the right driver for the job with Drivers Direct Recruitment Agency
Could you help find the right drivers for delivery tasks? With a Drivers Direct Recruitment Agency, you can recruit and place drivers for temporary and long-term positions. The drivers you hire will operate vehicles ranging from minivans, forklift trucks and many more. With twenty-two branches and just three franchises, you can join this network from £25,000.
Could you see yourself running a delivery franchise? Click onto any of the opportunities we’ve mentioned here to join today. Looking for something else? Check out the rest of our franchises at What Franchise.
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