Handle With Care Packaging Store
Packing, crating, and shipping of fragile, large, awkward, and valuable items

About
Founded

1980

Franchising Since

1984 (35 Years)

Corporate Address

7580 Metropolitan Dr., #200
San Diego, CA 92108

CEO

Patrick F. Edd

Parent Company

Annex Brands, Inc.

Financial Requirements
Initial Investment

$96,950 - $232,450

Net-worth Requirement

$200,000

Liquid Cash Requirement

$50,000

Ongoing Fees
Initial Franchise Fee

$29,950 - $29,950

Ongoing Royalty Fee

5-6%

Ad Royalty Fee

2-3%

Financing Options

Handle With Care Packaging Store has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: 
franchise fee, startup costs, equipment, inventory

Veteran Incentives

20% off franchise fee

Support Options
Ongoing Support

Newsletter

Meetings/Conventions

Toll-Free Line

Grand Opening

Online Support

Field Operations

Site Selection

Proprietary Software

Franchisee Intranet Platform

Marketing Support

Co-op Advertising

Ad Templates

National Media

Regional Advertising

SEO

Website development

Email marketing

On-The-Job Training:

36 hours

Classroom Training:

80 hours

Absentee Ownership Allowed
Bio
The first Handle With Care Packaging Store opened in 1980 in Denver, Colorado. Stores offer packaging supplies such as moving boxes, and a variety of shipping services, including UPS, FedEx and the USPS. Today Handle With Care is part of Annex Brands, based in San Diego, California, which also franchises Postal Annex+, Navis Pack & Ship and AIM Mail Centers.
Cost
Initial Investment: Low - $96,950 High - $232,450
Units
-20.0%-7 UNITS (1 Year) -31.7%-13 UNITS (3 Years)

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, Central America, Mexico, Western Europe
Franchise Financing
Using 401(K)/IRA Funds
  • Tax Penalty-Free
  • Debt Free
  • Expert Guidance
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Updated: October 3rd, 2019