Safe Ship

2015 Franchise 500
At a Glance

Products & Services: Packing, shipping, office supplies, freight

Number of Locations: 34

Total Investment: $59.9K - $148.8K

Founded: 1990

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.

Franchise Units

Year U.S. Canadian International Company Owned
2015 31 0 0 3
2014 29 0 0 3
2013 27 0 0 2
2012 18 0 0 1
Where Seeking Franchisees: Franchisor is seeking new franchise units throughout the U.S. and Canada.

Startup Costs, Ongoing Fees and Financing

Total Investment: $59,900 - $148,800
Franchise Fee: $19,900
Term of Franchise Agreement: 10 years, renewable
Veteran Incentives: 25% off franchise fee
Financial Requirements
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).
Financing Type In-House Third Party
Franchise Fee
Startup Costs
Accounts Receivable

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®: #344 (2015), #371 (2014), #383 (2013),
Top New: #29 (2013),

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