Rank no. 383 – Safe Ship – US
Products & Services: Packing, shipping, office supplies
Number of Locations: 29
Total Investment: $49.9K – 138.8K
Began Franchising: 2008
About Safe Ship
The first Safe Ship store opened in Ormond Beach, Florida, in 1990. Franchising began almost 20 years later in 2008. In addition to packing and shipping services, the stores offer mailing supplies, office supplies, mailboxes, notary services, fax services, copying and more.
Where Seeking Franchisees: Franchisor is seeking new franchise units in the following states:
Midwest, Northeast, South, Southeast, Southwest, West.
Franchisor is seeking new units in Canada.
Startup Costs, Ongoing Fees and Financing
Total Investment: $49,900 – $138,800
Franchise Fee: $19,900
Ongoing Royalty Fee: $100-300/mo.
Term of Franchise Agreement: 10 years, renewable
Net Worth: $95,000
Liquid Cash Available: $15,000
Number of employees needed to run franchised unit: 1. Absentee ownership of franchise is allowed. (95% of current franchisees are owner/operators).
How This Franchise Supports Franchisees
Training: Available at headquarters: 1 week. At franchisee’s location: 1 week.
Ongoing Support: Meetings, Toll-free phone line, Grand opening, Internet, Security/safety procedures, Field operations/evaluations, Lease Negotiation
Marketing Support: Regional advertising,
Franchise Ranking History
Franchise 500®: #383 (2013),
Top New: #29 (2013),
Your Safe Ship® Franchise means SUCCESS. Entrepreneur Magazine rates Safe Ship the 29th BEST NEW FRANCHISE and one of The TOP 500 FRANCHISES in the world. The FOX Business Network rates Safe Ship, “The BEST Franchise Concept of the 21st Century.”
Top 500 Franchises EntrepeneurOur franchise model store is an up to date, constantly growing, “LIVING” model store. Unlike the other franchise Pack ‘n Ship companies, with Safe Ship you are not dealing with a salesman. You are talking with people who are in the store every day. The highly experienced people you will rely on daily for your success. Our training and mentor support teams work in our model stores. They have “TODAY” business understanding and are up-to-date in the changes and growth that is happening in the industry – TODAY.
fox-business-logoSafe Ship leads the industry. FOX Business proclaims Safe Ship “The Best Franchise Concept of the 21st Century.” We have introduced many of the changes and new ideas in the Pack ‘n Ship Industry. Our franchise model store is the largest pack & ship store in the USA. We teach our franchisees everything that will bring about this same type of success to each of them.
We are a Post Office® Work Share Partner. We provide all Post Office™ services at the same price as your local Post Office™. Plus FedEx, DHL, Greyhound GPX, regional carriers, and full truck freight and LCL water service including importing and exporting. ALL available mailing and shipping services for small business, home office professionals, road warriors, eBay shippers and the general public are supplied by Safe Ship.Top 192 Franchises
Safe Ship has developed and builds our very own heavy duty box making machine. Our patented BoxMakerPRO™, allows our stores the ability to make pallet covers and any size custom box, at any thickness, for any need. Our BoxMakerPRO™ is the key to our Master Strength Packaging technique. Only a Safe Ship store can do this.
Plus we supply envelopes, bubble envelopes, standard boxes, padded envelopes, office supplies and everything you need for your work from home office needs. Your Safe Ship® store is a full service business center offering an array of business services including notary services, incoming and outgoing fax servive, mailboxes, mail forwarding, color copies, internet downloading and printing, eBay Auction Assistance, and so much more.
Recently Richard Marsh the founder of the Safe Ship® Franchise Company was interviewed by The Franchise Radio Program. This 1/2 hour interview will answer many of the questions you may have about Safe Ship and why we are different.
The Safe Ship® Franchise Business Advantages:
United States Postal Service Work Share Partner
Full Service Packing, Mailing, Shipping Services
You Never Pay Royalties
Open Your Store in as little as 90 days
Ongoing Continual Mentoring and Assistance
Assistance in Choosing YOUR Store Location
Co-Brand Partners for Added Income Streams
Exclusive BoxMakerPRO™ Custom Box Maker
Pallet & Crating Training and Equipment
eBay “Drop 2 Sell It” Drop Off Listing Location
Regional Carrier Shipping Services
Full Service Certified USPS Retail Postal Center
Open on Saturday
Very Low Franchise Fee – ONLY $19,900
Extensive Real Time in Store Training – 2 Weeks
Continual On Going Mentoring Assistance
Proven Successful Model to Follow
Freedom to modify YOUR Business – YOUR Way
Third Party Financial Assistance
International Mail, Package and Freight
Exclusive Greyhound GPX Program
Extensive Packing Training