Advanced Maintenance Franchise
Advanced Maintenance is a franchise for an on-site vehicle service and truck specialists.
The business was first opened in 1998. The trucking industry is one of the most important industries to date. In 2002, the trucking industry earned $585 billion for hauling 8.9 billion tons of freight in the United States. It’s a necessity to businesses to be transporting their products that’s why the industry is currently spending about $51 billion in maintaining their trucks. The trucking companies are required to have a standard maintenance as issued by the Department of Transportation. This needs professional help and that’s where Advance Maintenance comes in.
What services do they offer at Advanced Maintenance?
First of all, Preventive Maintenance. This is focused on your trucks maintenance preventing breakdowns and saving on Corrective Maintenance. This service includes filter replacement, oil changes, checking gear oil levels, and clutch adjustments, just to name a few. With this, they perform about 26 functions to make sure that your vehicle is maintained in compliance with the federal regulations. Now, what if you weren’t able to prevent a breakdown? They have the Corrective Maintenance. Wherever you are, they will be there to assist you and giving your vehicle on-site repairs. Part of this are the batteries, tune-ups, electrical systems, water pumps, and air and hydraulic brakes. Their mechanics are also qualified to do annual inspection reports for DOT. If in case the service you need is not available from them, they will help you contract someone who will with whom they already have a relationship with. You would still pay the same amount as you would have if you contacted them yourself. Whether you have a trailer, truck, hydraulics, or forklifts, they can still fix it.
Advance Maintenance also offers free maintenance management. They will keep record of your vehicles maintenance, breakdowns, usage, and they will call you when they know that it’s due for maintenance. You can even ask for your records anytime and they will have no problem pulling it out for you. This record is also in accordance to Federal Motor Carrier Guide on approved maintenance programs. On top of all these service they have at their location, they have the 24 hour roadside assistance. Their vehicles are complete with tools which means, you don’t need to change schedules, re-route, or delay your deliveries. They will fix it on the stop with minimum delay, without towing charges, and saving on downtime expenses.
Costs and Requirements Associated with Running an Advanced Maintenance Franchise
You need to have a net worth of at least $200,000 and a total liquid asset of at least $30,000. They do not allow absentee ownership. You can expect to invest about $118,000-$175,000. Franchise fee is $35,000 with an on-going royalty fee of 6%. This is for a 5 year renewable contract.
What’s included in the franchise package?
Training at the headquarters would be for 2 weeks and training at your location would be for another 2 weeks. In addition to that, there will be 2 days training every month for the first 6 months. This includes co-op advertising and assistance during the grand opening. For on-going support, you will have a toll-free number, internet, safety procedures, field evaluations and purchasing cooperatives.
You May Reach Them At:
Address: 3127 Kitty Hawk Rd. Wilmington, North Carolina 28405