Van based or Mobile franchises are businesses which are predominantly based in mobile operations. They can be van-based whereby goods or services are delivered or carried out in a van or utility vehicle, popular van-based businesses include:
- Catering services, such as fast-food or coffee vans present at outdoor events and festivals
- Food-delivery vehicles such as pizza delivery vans
- Home services such as gardening and lawn care
- Car Maintenance
- Home Repairs
- Pet Care
- Vending Machine Services
What are the advantages of van-based franchises?
- You offer a convenient service to people as you will come to them rather than them having to come to you. - Your van is the ideal object to advertise your company. - A lot of van based franchises can be home-based as usually your van will contain all of your work equipment, this reduces rental costs of a business premises.
However there are factors you should consider before investing in a van based franchise:
Costs? Do you have to buy your own vehicle – does the franchise provide it for you? Having to buy a vehicle and have it customised for the specific purposes of the franchise as well as the cost of the exterior design will add a lot to the minimum investment amount of the franchise opportunity.
Market? Is there a market for your service/product. Van based franchises are not all suited to city centre areas, as people are usually in close proximity to everything they need. However, in rural areas, mobile franchises can find themselves in high demand. Delivery services are highly sought after.
Who is it suited to?
Because of the wide variety of franchise opportunities available within the mobile franchise industry, these franchises are suited to almost everyone. If you like variety, a change of scenery and driving – then you should consider a van based franchise opportunity.
See what van based or mobile franchise opportunities are available to you today!