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2021 Franchise 500 Rank
N/R Not ranked last year
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Initial investment
$120K - $124K
Units as of 2021
32 3.2% over 3 years

Company Overview

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.

About Safe Ship

Industry
Services (Other)
Founded
1988
Leadership
Richard Marsh, President

Franchising Overview

Franchising Since
2008 (13 years)
# of employees at HQ
5
# of Units
32 (as of 2021)

Franchisor Information

Corporate Address
124 N. Nova Rd.
Ormond Beach, FL 32174

Information for Franchisees

Here’s what you need to know if you’re interested in opening a Safe Ship franchise.

Financial Requirements & Ongoing Fees

Here’s what you can expect to spend to start the business and what ongoing fees the franchisor charges throughout the life of the business.

Initial Franchise Fee
$19,900
Initial Investment
$120,400 - $123,800
Net Worth Requirement
$50,000 - $100,000
Cash Requirement
$50,000
Veteran Incentives
$5,000 off franchise fee
Term of Agreement
10 years
Is franchise term renewable?
Yes

Financing Options

Some franchisors offer in-house financing, while others have relationships with third-party financing sources to which they refer qualified franchisees.

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

Training & Support Offered

Franchisors offer initial training programs and a variety of ongoing support options to help franchisees run their businesses.

On-The-Job Training
80 hours
Classroom Training
40 hours
Additional Training
As needed
Ongoing Support
Purchasing Co-ops
Meetings & Conventions
Toll-Free Line
Grand Opening
Online Support
Security & Safety Procedures
Lease Negotiation
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

Operations

Additional details about running this franchise.

Is absentee ownership allowed?
Yes
Can this franchise be run from home/mobile unit?
No
Can this franchise be run part time?
No
# of employees required to run
1
Are exclusive territories available?
Yes

Franchise 500 Ranking History

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Ranked #117

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Ranked #86

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Updated: February 8th, 2021