• Third-Party Logistics Franchise
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What Are My Startup Costs?

A look at the startup costs for a BlueGrace third-party logistics franchise

Our initial franchise fee for national locations is $82,500, while it is $22,000-$38,000 for territorial locations.

shutterstock_190371494A territorial franchisee may open more than one location as long as it is in that territory. The franchisee would have rights to that territory without anyone else from BlueGrace working inside except for the franchisees who are nationally based. Price for the territorial franchise varies based on square mileage, business density, and business demographics. This model is ideal for franchisees handling small or midsize businesses. A national model franchise has no geographical limitations within the United States. National models allow further networking outside of one’s geographical area; e.g., a BlueGrace franchisee building a relationship with a distributor 1,000 miles away via a local manufacturer.

Here’s a look at BlueGrace franchise costs:

Estimated initial startup costs

Type of ExpenditureAmountMethod of PaymentWhen DueTo Whom Payment is Made
Total$39,500.00 - $181,250.00
Initial Franchise FeeNational franchise -
$82,500.00

Territory franchise -
$22,000.00 - $38,000.00
Lump sumAt signing of Franchise AgreementFranchisor
Construction, Leasehold Improvements, Furniture and Fixtures$0 - $20,000.00As incurredBefore openingThird-party providers
Office Equipment$500.00 - $2,000.00Lump sumBefore openingThird-party providers
Computer and Software$1,000.00 - $7,500.00Lump sumBefore openingThird-party providers
Rent$2,000.00 - $8,000.00As incurredBefore openingLandlord
Utility Deposits$500.00 - $1,000.00As incurredBefore openingUtility providers
Insurance Deposits and Premiums$1,500.00 - $2,250.00As arrangedBefore openingInsurance company
Pre-Opening Travel Expense$1,500.00 - $3,000.00As incurredBefore openingAirline, hotel, restaurants
Pre-Opening Labor$0 - $3,500.00As incurredBefore openingEmployees
Professional Fees$2,500.00 - $10,000.00As arrangedBefore openingAttorneys, accountants
Business Permits and Licenses$500.00 - $1,500.00As incurredBefore openingLicensing authorities
Additional Funds - 3 Months$7,500.00 - $40,000.00As incurredAfter openingVarious
Vehicle Lease or PaymentsOptionalAs incurredOptionalThird-party providers

Estimates are provided in greater detail in our Franchise Disclosure Document, which is provided to franchise candidates who are in touch with us and evaluating the franchise. To start the process, fill out the Request for Consideration form, which you will receive after you download our free Franchise Report. We look forward to answering your questions!

 

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