Business Overview

26 Zip Code Fed Ex Ground Routes out of the Perrysburg, Ohio FedEx Depot; 33 Delivery Trucks and Vans; 1 Tow Truck; an Office and Repair Center Building; and 4 Managers. All set up in 4 companies: 2 companies with FedEx Contracts; 1 Company Leasing Trucks and Vans; and 1 Service & Repair Company. Turnkey operation.

Financial

  • Asking Price: $3,100,000
  • Cash Flow: $770,000
  • Gross Revenue: $5,800,000
  • EBITDA: $770,000
  • FF&E: $1,000,000
  • Inventory: $2,000
  • Inventory Included: Yes
  • Established: 2002

Detailed Information

  • Property Owned or Leased:Own
  • Property Included:N/A
  • Building Square Footage:4,400
  • Lot Size:N/A
  • Total Number of Employees:44
  • Furniture, Fixtures and Equipment:N/A
About The Facility:

Office and Repair/Service Center for Vehicles

Is Support & Training Included:

Turnkey operation with 4 experienced Managers in place. Owner will transition, train and consult.

Purpose For Selling:

Retirement - slowing down.

Pros and Cons:

In good standing with FedEx - have been awarded many routes.

Opportunities and Growth:

All components in place to enable and facilitate expansion. Newer and well-maintained vehicles.

Additional Info

The business was started in 2002, making the business 20 years old.
The transaction shall include inventory valued at $2,000, which is included in the asking price.

The company has 44 employees and resides in a building with disclosed square footage of 4,400 sq ft.

Why is the Current Owner Selling The Business?

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Existing Debts and Future Obligations

If the existing entity is in debt, which lots of businesses are, then you will have reason to consider this when valuating/preparing your deal. Lots of businesses borrow money so as to cover points such as supplies, payroll, accounts payable, etc. Remember that sometimes this can suggest that earnings margins are too tight. Many companies fall into a revolving door of taking loans as a way to pay back other loans. Along with debts, there may likewise be future obligations to think about. There might be an outstanding lease on tools or the structure where the business resides. The business may have existing contracts with suppliers that have to be met or may cause penalties if canceled early.

Understanding the Customer Base, Competition and Area Demographics

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