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Nation’s Largest Shipping Reseller Achieves Franchise Business Review’s
Annual Franchisee Satisfaction Award
Unishippers Ranks No.39 in its Top 200 Franchises in 2014
Salt Lake City, UT – Unishippers Global Logistics, LLC, the nation’s first and one of the largest small package and freight shipping resellers, announced its ranking at No. 39 on Franchise Business Reviews’ prestigious 2014 Franchisee Satisfaction Awards Top 200 Franchises list, including being recognized under the Best of the Best in the Business Services category.
Franchise Business Review, a national franchise market research firm, annually recognizes franchisors with the highest overall franchisee satisfaction based on its survey of franchisees. To find their 2014 Top Franchises, Franchise Business Review surveyed more than 26,000 franchisees representing more than 350 brands and 78,000 franchise units/locations. The survey included 33 benchmark questions, relating to the franchisee’s experience and satisfaction as well as market area, business lifestyle, and other demographic characteristics.
“We’re thrilled to be ranked for our fifth consecutive year, especially given the rankings come from anonymous surveys completed by our franchisees themselves,” said Kevin Lathrop, President of Unishippers. “This award is a true testament to the quality and financial performance of our franchise program and it directly translates into happy customers.”
Unishippers was launched in 1987 from the simple premise that by partnering with major shipping suppliers and reselling their services, small and medium-sized businesses could benefit from the negotiated discounts and increased level of customer service. With more than 50,000 shipping customers, 6 million shipments annually, and industry leading partners including UPS®, YRC Freight™, Estes®, Saia® and UPS Freight®, Unishippers has the experience and leverage franchisees need to be successful. With over 290 franchise units, Unishippers provides individualized shipping solution for their customers with shipping coverage all over the US.
For more information about Unishippers visit their website at www.unishippers.com or visit Franchise Business Review for more information regarding this award.
Founded in 1987, Unishippers has grown to the largest reseller of shipping services in the nation with more than 290 franchise locations. Headquartered in Salt Lake City, UT, the Unishippers concept is simple – work with major carriers including UPS®, Saia®, Estes®, YRC Freight™ and UPS Freight® to handle the pickup, transport and delivery of customers’ shipments. All the while, local franchisees work to provide customers with service and support. By leveraging the combined shipping volume of all its customers, Unishippers gets deeply discounted rates from its carriers, resulting in lower shipping costs. Unishippers serves more than 50,000 small to mid-sized businesses, and has been recognized as a top freight broker by Transport Topics and a top franchise by Entrepreneur, Franchise Times and the Inc. 5000. For information on Unishippers, including information on franchising opportunities and price quotes, visit www.unishippers.com.