A Mac Tools® mobile franchise is a different opportunity than a franchise which is operated from a storefront, office or other location. The Mac Tools opportunity provides a fast track to owning a successful business of your own. As a franchisee, you have the support and resources of a large corporation. This includes help from experts in training, marketing, and all other phases of the business. You have the benefit of established brand recognition and national marketing. More importantly, Mac Tools franchise owners are presented with a step-by-step plan of a successful business model. In exchange for these benefits, you agree to follow that plan.
As a franchise owner, YOU ARE THE MAN. No one is going to tell you to get to work or when you need to stay late. Successful Mac Tools Franchisees are self-motivated and self-disciplined individuals who work well without supervision. They draw from an innermotivation that comes from their own personal pride and the desire to succeed.
Mac Tools will never guarantee success. It takes guts and staying power to make it as an independent business owner. A total commitment of personal time and energy is the most important attribute. You must be willing to work hard and concentrate exclusively on the challenge of operating a successful business.
Mac Tools has successfully adapted its mobile business franchise system to the
one-stop model that today’s consumers are looking for. Together both franchisor and franchisees share the advantages of a nationally recognized name with a strong image, broad range of products, and a proven business model that’s geared to business success. Benefits like these give each franchise a significant edge over the competition in your market area. With a strong desire to succeed, you too can BE THE MAN and create your own success story.
We recognize there are many franchising choices and that you need real value. You need strong brands that have demonstrated stability over time and that offer growth opportunity. We encourage you to learn more and investigate if the Mac Tools Franchise is the right opportunity for you!
What is a Mac Tools Franchise?
Franchising is a way of doing business. A franchise is a right granted to you by Mac Tools to market and sell our products on your own dedicated route. Mac Tools will grant you a license to operate your own mobile store, which will allow you to bring a world-class retail store directly to your customers at their place of employment. Our business is based on a model that has evolved for over 70 years.
At Mac Tools, you are in control of your franchise and future. We ask that you visit the customers on your route each week, by setting your own schedule and fulfilling your customer needs. But remember, you are not alone. You will receive continued support throughout the life of your franchise. And if you work within our model, you will have everything you need to help make your franchise a success. Deciding to own your own business can seem like a daunting task. You have many decisions and questions that you will have to consider. Mac Tools is an opportunity that we reward to only the best and most qualified individuals. It is a joint decision based on your interest and background without any pressure. We want you to be able to step back and think about what’s next, be comfortable, committed, and as determined as we are to help you be as successful as you choose to be.
Why Mac Tools?
Research shows that customers are more likely to trust a company with a strong national name - like Mac Tools. Helping you build and strengthen your business means more than supplying you with systems and training. It means helping you project a presence with a strong and positive image - while giving you all the advantages of local ownership.
We Support You Every Step of the Way
We offer a variety of programs to support and help your business grow, including:
- Innovative and exclusive premium quality products with monthly promotions.
- Specified route with a minimum of 325 customers. No cold calling!
- Mac Tools only appoints one franchisee to the route.
- National advertising, motor sports and brand exposure.
- A trusted and recognized name in the automotive industry.
- Field management support with on-location site visits and regional and national meetings to encourage and propel your understanding of the products and promotions that we provide.
Your District Manager is only a phone call away and circulates through your area frequently to advise you on your growth and progress, while assisting you with training and direct sales support.
Our Mac Tools training is built on proven principles that have been successfully implemented by people from all walks of life … an automotive background is not required! As a Mac Tools franchisee, you will take part in a comprehensive one month training program that is the best in the industry including:
- Week one provides a Mentor Ride along with an experienced and successful Distributor
- Week two, at Mac Tools headquarters, is five days of training focused on the business fundamentals including sales, business management, cash-flow and other basic business training. Our experienced Trainers will teach and explain our concepts for being successful in your Mobile Tool Business in an open and interactive learning environment
- Week three and four are spent with an experienced District Manager who will work with you before, during, and after your business starts
Financing Your New Business
We understand that starting your own business can be financially trying. With our low start-up costs, we can offer a variety of options to fit your unique financial needs for qualified individuals. Depending on how you pay for various parts of the business and whether you buy or lease your mobile store, your investment can vary.
What are you waiting for? If you have always aspired to run your own business and be part of one of the leading automotive equipment companies in the industry, then you owe it to yourself to learn more about owning a Mac Tools franchise today.
With the power of Stanley Black & Decker behind us, Mac Tools is stronger than ever. With a product line that includes hand tools, tool boxes and specialty items; to a full range of power tools, electronics and shop equipment, Mac Tools has it all. Also, as a Mac Tools Franchisee, you will have access to great brands such as DEWALT®, Stanley®, Vidmar, Stanley® Proto, and more.
At Mac Tools you will find a dedicated staff who will work tirelessly everyday to help you become the most successful mobile franchise you can be. We will work directly with you from the very first moment of your decision making process. Mac Tools mobile franchisees can rely on the service and support from the headquarters team located in Westerville, Ohio. Our Tool Box plant in Georgetown, Ohio and our Hand Tool Forging Plant based in Dallas, TX produce some of the finest products in the industry. And, our Distribution Center in Columbus, Ohio delivers the products each franchisee needs to service their customers as quickly as possible. We maintain a team of skilled and dedicated professionals who provide you with the sales, training, customer service, product and marketing support you need to get the job done!
The Mac Tools Customer Service and Technical Service teams are available to answer any questions you may have. They are dedicated to give you the same level of service that your customers will expect from you everyday. Each customer and technical service representative takes the time to identify your needs by asking questions and concentrating on providing you with quick and timely answers. They are just a phone call away.
Mac Tools also offers marketing and advertising support. To assist in driving sales and keep you taking market share, we supply franchisees with an allotment of monthly sales flyers, at no cost, to distribute on the route. These flyers highlight the latest in new and innovative products and promotional offerings. Additional marketing support includes national print advertisements and multiple brand recognition opportunities, which include the sponsorship of several race teams in NASCAR and NHRA.
The Mac Tools Supply Chain department has developed an extensive network of the world’s finest suppliers. We work closely with our suppliers to ensure you have access to the highest quality products at a competitive price. Our Distribution Center, Tool Box Plant and Hand Tool Forging Plants are working everyday to not only get you the products you need, but they make sure you get them on time and accurately.
You will quickly get to know all of the knowledgeable team members that are here to support you along the way. We are dedicated to your success and are here to help. We can’t wait to meet you!