Craters & Freighters
Specialty packing and freight-handling services

About
Founded

1990

Franchising Since

1991 (28 Years)

Corporate Address

331 Corporate Cir., #J
Golden, CO 80401

CEO

Dianna Gibson

Financial Requirements
Initial Investment

$88,600 - $140,000

Net-worth Requirement

$150,000

Liquid Cash Requirement

$100,000

Ongoing Fees
Initial Franchise Fee

$15,000 - $35,000

Ongoing Royalty Fee

5%

Ad Royalty Fee

1%

Financing Options
Veteran Incentives

$5,000 off franchise fee

Support Options
Ongoing Support

Newsletter

Meetings/Conventions

Toll-Free Line

Online Support

Security/Safety Procedures

Field Operations

Marketing Support

Ad Templates

National Media

On-The-Job Training:

2-3 days

Classroom Training:

10 days

Additional Training:

Annual convention

Absentee Ownership Allowed
Number of Employees Required to Run:

3 - 4

Bio
Craters & Freighters was founded in 1990 to offer specialty freight-handling services for heavy, oversized, awkward and valuable items. The Golden, Colorado-based company began franchising one year later. Services include pick-up, packaging, crating, shipping, tracking and insurance.
Cost
Initial Investment: Low - $88,600 High - $140,000
Units

Units (Locations)

Where Seeking Franchisees:

Franchisor is seeking new franchise units throughout the U.S. and in the following regions/states: Australia/New Zealand, Canada, Mexico, Western Europe
Franchise Financing
Using 401(K)/IRA Funds
  • Tax Penalty-Free
  • Debt Free
  • Expert Guidance
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Updated: August 21st, 2015