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Mr. Transmission/Transmission USA

2014 Franchise 500
#478
At a Glance

Products & Services: Transmission repair and services

Number of Locations: 98

Total Investment: $173.3K - $246.2K

Founded: 1956

Began Franchising: 1976

About Mr. Transmission/Transmission USA

Founded in 1956, Mr. Transmission/Transmission USA was acquired in 1990 by Moran Industries, which also franchises Milex Complete Auto Care, Alta Mere Toys For Your Car and Smart View Window Solutions. Mr. Transmission/Transmission USA service centers repair and maintain transmission systems and drive train components. Franchisees also have the opportunity to have co-branded centers with Milex.

Franchise Units

Year U.S. Canadian International Company Owned
2014 98 0 0 0
2013 102 0 0 0
2012 102 0 0 1
2011 104 0 0 0
2010 116 0 0 0
Where Seeking Franchisees: Franchisor is seeking new franchise units in the U.S.,Africa, Middle East, South America, Western Europe.
Direct Capital

Startup Costs, Ongoing Fees and Financing

Total Investment: $173,315 - $246,185
Franchise Fee: $30,000
Ongoing Royalty Fee: 7%
Term of Franchise Agreement: 20 years, renewable
Veteran Incentives: $5,000 off franchise fee
Financial Requirements
Net Worth: $250,000 - $300,000
Liquid Cash Available: $60,000
Operations
Number of employees needed to run franchised unit: 3 - 5. Absentee ownership of franchise is allowed. (93% of current franchisees are owner/operators).
Direct Capital
Financing Type In-House Third Party
Franchise Fee
Startup Costs
Equipment
Inventory
Accounts Receivable
Payroll

How This Franchise Supports Franchisees

Training: Available at headquarters: 2 weeks. At franchisee's location: 3 weeks. Operations visit at location when open : 1 week.
Ongoing Support: Newsletter, Meetings, Toll-free phone line, Grand opening, Internet, Security/safety procedures, Field operations/evaluations, Purchasing cooperatives
Marketing Support: Co-op advertising, Ad slicks, National media, Regional advertising,

Franchise Ranking History

Franchise 500®: #478 (2014), #420 (2013), #436 (2012), #395 (2011), #416 (2010),

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