43 episodes

The average FedEx delivery takes 90 seconds. So, this series of podcasts is designed to teach something new in that same period of time.

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The average FedEx delivery takes 90 seconds. So, this series of podcasts is designed to teach something new in that same period of time.

    Threats to an Investment in FedEx Routes

    Threats to an Investment in FedEx Routes

    In a full and fun episode, Spencer and Kylie dive into all of the what-ifs for investors in FedEx routes. What if autonomous vehicles improve? Will drones begin delivering packages? Is Amazon poised to take over the logistics space? And more! If you’re worried about how innovation will impact an investment in this space, this is the episode for you.

    • 22 min
    Contractor Interview: Marlon C.

    Contractor Interview: Marlon C.

    An interview (adapted from a recent webinar) with current contractor, Marlon C. Interviewed by Annalee Cate, Marlon talks about purchasing his first set of routes in October 2020 and doubling the size of his business in just 6 months. Open Q&A from the audience follows.

    • 55 min
    How to Finance FedEx Routes for Sale

    How to Finance FedEx Routes for Sale

    In this episode Spencer Patton and Kylie Larson talk about how to finance FedEx routes for sale. Additionally, they dive into conventional and unconventional finance sources. They also talk about typical deal structures and potential snags in the process.

    • 25 min
    FedEx Routes Valuations and Pricing

    FedEx Routes Valuations and Pricing

    In our latest podcast episode, Spencer Patton (Founder & President) and Kylie Larson (Marketing Director) talk in detail about valuations and price trends for FedEx routes. They discuss average values per routes/runs and then how to value a portfolio of routes/runs. They also discuss how valuations have changed in the last 5-10 years and what you can expect in the years to come. Finally, Spencer and Kylie talk about factors and trends that influence prices and valuations.

    • 33 min
    Why FedEx Contractors Sell + a Market Update

    Why FedEx Contractors Sell + a Market Update

    Hear a market update from Annalee Cate, VP of Route Consultant. Annalee talks specifically in this episode about why there are so many routes for sale, trends she sees in the brokerage, deal timelines, and partial sales. She also touches on financing options new contractors may consider including seller financing and truck debt assumption.

    • 26 min
    Recruiting and Onboarding Drivers for FedEx Routes

    Recruiting and Onboarding Drivers for FedEx Routes

    Learn from Grace Bay, COO of Patton Logistics, who oversees a FedEx routes operation with 275 trucks on the road. Grace talks in this episode about how she recruits and onboards FedEx Ground drivers in your operations across 10 states. She also talks about incentivizing drivers, scheduling her team, and best practices for driver safety.

    • 42 min

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11 Ratings

11 Ratings

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A must-listen for contractors

Extremely helpful, quick episodes. Fantastic for current and future contractors alike.

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