Listing ID: 76740
Established & Profitable Short haul trucking company (no overnights) utilizing 10 company owned semi-trucks and 15 additional independents.
Based on 2021 Q1 business is projected to hit $5.1M in revenues with $2M SDE/cash flow
Fully staffed. Owner and dispatcher manage this efficient and streamlined operation from a small office in Fontana (can be moved). Company trucks are parked in yard in Chino, CA.
Lanes: Drivers serve Southern California to Phoenix and Las Vegas.
COVID “proof” ? business was not affected by the pandemic.
Documented history of growing sales and profits. (Established in 2014)
Qualified Buyers are invited to complete an NDA online at www.1800BizBroker.com/NDA
- Asking Price: $4,500,000
- Cash Flow: $2,000,000
- Gross Revenue: $7,000,000
- EBITDA: N/A
- FF&E: N/A
- Inventory: N/A
- Inventory Included: N/A
- Established: N/A
Focus on other business / Burnout
Why is the Current Owner Selling The Business?
There are all types of reasons people resolve to sell operating businesses. However, the genuine factor and the one they tell you might be 2 completely different things. As an example, they might say "I have too many various responsibilities" or "I am retiring". For lots of sellers, these reasons stand. But also, for some, these might just be justifications to try to conceal the reality of changing demographics, increased competition, recent reduction in earnings, or a range of other factors. This is why it is extremely crucial that you not rely absolutely on a seller's word, yet rather, utilize the seller's response combined with your total due diligence. This will paint a much more reasonable image of the business's existing circumstance.
Existing Debts and Future Obligations
If the current business is in debt, which numerous companies are, then you will certainly need to consider this when valuating/preparing your deal. Lots of companies borrow money with the purpose of covering points such as inventory, payroll, accounts payable, etc. Keep in mind that in some cases this can mean that earnings margins are too tight. Numerous organisations fall under a revolving door of taking loans as a way to pay back various other loans. In addition to debts, there may additionally be future obligations to think about. There might be an outstanding lease on tools or the building where the business resides. The business may have existing contracts with vendors that must be fulfilled or might cause fines if terminated early.
Understanding the Customer Base, Competition and Area Demographics
Exactly how do businesses in the area attract new clients? Often times, operating businesses have repeat clients, which create the core of their everyday profits. Specific aspects such as new competition sprouting up around the area, roadway construction, as well as employee turn over can affect repeat customers as well as adversely affect future earnings. One crucial thing to take into consideration is the area of the business. Is it in a highly trafficked shopping mall, or is it hidden from the highway? Clearly, the more people that see the business regularly, the greater the possibility to develop a returning consumer base. A final idea is the general area demographics. Is the business located in a largely populated city, or is it located on the outside border of town? Exactly how might the regional average household income effect future revenue potential?