What are the Top Automotive Franchises Available?
An automotive franchise is increasingly becoming one of the top choices for investment among insightful entrepreneurs. There are a lot of advantages that automotive franchises have over other types of franchises, including a large customer base, a growing industry, and a strong understanding among the public of what automotive franchises do. Furthermore, for many people, automotive franchises are more attractive than completely independent auto shops because, with a franchise, you have a built-in framework for success, an already established brand, as well as (one would hope) guidance and help from franchisors.
But just because automotive franchises have a lot of advantages over both other types of franchises as well as independent automotive shops, that doesn’t mean that all automotive franchises are equal. What are the top automotive franchises available?
What to look for in Available Automotive Franchises
This article will endeavor to help you ascertain which automotive franchise opportunities are the best ones. The first thing you must look at is availability. There might be some good automotive franchises out there, but if they’re not looking to expand right now or not interested in expanding into your area, then it won’t do you much good, so make sure that the top automotive franchise that you have your eye on is available.
After establishing the basic tenet of availability, what’s next? There might be several brands of auto shops that are looking for franchisees in areas where you’re willing to set up shop. How should you choose between them? Well, when evaluating available automotive franchises, most of what is important will fall into one of three categories: support and guidance, intelligent set up, and brand equity.
- Support and guidance
In the world of franchising, there’s nothing worse than a shiftless franchisor who is just looking to make a quick buck on franchising fees. That is not a sustainable model for success for anybody. No matter how hard you work or how good your ideas, succeeding under an uninterested or incompetent franchisor is nearly impossible. You need to find a franchisor who will have your back; a franchisor who is as invested in you as you have invested in them. Such franchisors will offer a weeks-long course –not a days-long course and certainly not a day-long course– to teach new franchisees everything they need to know. They will also offer ongoing training and support whenever necessary.
- Intelligent set up
Franchises have built-in advantages over independent shops, but this only helps if they use those advantages. One thing franchisors can do is offer a preferred vendor program. Such a program allows individual franchises to get parts and equipment at a cheap rate because the franchisor can leverage the buying power of all the combined locations.
- Brand equity
Investing in an unknown or tarnished brand makes no sense. You want your automotive franchise to be associated with a recognized and trusted brand. A brand that has been around for decades has clearly stood the test of time.
Get in touch with Tuffy Tire & Auto Service
Tuffy Tire & Auto Service has automotive franchises available. Tuffy Tire & Auto Service has been around for over 45 years, has a preferred vendor program, and offers training and ongoing support to all our franchisees. To request more information or to get started on your application, please click here.Back