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Safe Ship
Packing, shipping, freight, office supplies, notary services

About
Founded

1988

Franchising Since

2008 (10 Years)

Corporate Address

124 N. Nova Rd.
Ormond Beach, FL 32174

CEO

Richard Marsh

Financial Requirements
Initial Investment

$54,900 - $153,900

Net-worth Requirement

$75,000

Liquid Cash Requirement

$55,000

Ongoing Fees
Initial Franchise Fee

$19,900 - $19,900

Financing Options

Safe Ship has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: 
franchise fee, startup costs, equipment

Veteran Incentives

$5,000 off franchise fee

Support Options
Ongoing Support

Purchasing Co-ops

Newsletter

Meetings/Conventions

Toll-Free Line

Grand Opening

Online Support

Security/Safety Procedures

Field Operations

Site Selection

Proprietary Software

Franchisee Intranet Platform

Marketing Support

Co-op Advertising

Ad Templates

National Media

Regional Advertising

Social media

SEO

Website development

Email marketing

Loyalty program/app

On-The-Job Training:

80 hours

Absentee Ownership Allowed
Number of Employees Required to Run:

1

Bio
The first Safe Ship store opened in Ormond Beach, Florida, in 1988. Franchising began 20 years later in 2008. In addition to packing and domestic and international shipping services, the stores offer mailing supplies, office supplies, mailbox rentals, notary services, fax services, copying, business services and specialty crating. Stores are equipped with a box-making machine that allows odd-sized boxes to be made on-site.
Cost
Initial Investment: Low - $54,900 High - $153,900
Units
+2.6%+1 UNITS (1 Year) +25.0%+8 UNITS (3 Years)

Units (Locations)

Where Seeking Franchisees:

Franchisor is seeking new franchise units throughout the U.S.
Franchise Financing
Using 401(K)/IRA Funds
  • Tax Penalty-Free
  • Debt Free
  • Expert Guidance
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Disclaimer

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Updated: October 1st, 2017