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  • 00:44

    Rick Werner of Unishippers on Franchise Interviews

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    Over the next two weeks, we are talking about dadpreneurs and franchising. Recent studies have shown that in the past 10 years, the number of work-from-home dads has more than doubled. The number of stay/work-at-home dads has risen from 81,000 in 2001 (1.6 percent of the total) to a startling 176,000 in the past year (3.4 percent of the total), according the U.S. Census. Our first guest will be Rick Werner of Unishippers. And Rick Werner owns a Unishippers franchise, a third party shipping adviser for small to mid-sized businesses. He has been in business since January and works from home, building his business while serving as the primary caretaker for his 18 month-old daughter. He and his wife live in Auburn, AL

  • 01:00

    Unishippers Franchise Opportunity Meets with Franchise Interviews

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    We have the pleasure of meeting with Dan Lockwood, President of Unishippers and Chris Cadigan, owner of Unishippers of Oceanside, NY.


    Unishippers helps small businesses save time, trouble and money on all their shipping needs. They create a complete, individualized shipping solution for customers and know that one size definitely doesn't fit all and are proud to tailor their solutions to a business’ specific needs. Learn about this growing industry and franchises that demand aggressive/competent sales people to succeed. They will also talk about b2b relationships and how to create long term relationships with customers.

  • 00:37

    Incorporating A Wellness Program Into Franchising on Franchise Interviews

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    We are meeting with Wanda Sieber, Unishippers of Green Bay. Unishippers is focused on just one thing: helping small and medium-sized businesses save time and money on all their shipping needs. And as the largest reseller of complete shipping services in the country, we have the buying power to ensure that we succeed.  Wanda will tell us about Unishippers in Green Bay’s most recent wellness program and what inspired her to launch this program for her Unishippers staff.

  • 00:30

    Encore Edition with the Unishippers Franchise Opportunity

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    For more than 20 years, enterprising individuals have found success and satisfaction with Unishippers franchise ownership. Today, more than 280+ franchises serve the needs of 75,000 small and mid-sized business customers nationwide by providing individualized shipping solutions that save time, trouble and money. Their franchisees say they enjoy the flexibility, challenge and opportunity that Unishippers provides.

  • Unishippers Franchise Opportunity

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    From humble beginnings to a nearly $400 million dollar company,
    Unishippers has never lost its focus.


    In 1987, four entrepreneurs had an idea for helping small and
    medium-sized businesses save money on their shipping: consolidate all of
    their shipments under one account in order to receive discounts similar to
    those of large companies. With just one partner and one product (U.S.
    express), this simple concept of aggregate shipping took hold. And when
    85 customers came on board in the first month alone, the Utah Shippers
    Association was born. More than 25 years later, that common sense
    business model has grown into Unishippers – but the focus of giving
    smaller businesses discounts and services they can't get on their own is
    still the same.


    Unishippers was the very first reseller of complete shipping services in the U.S.
    and this straightforward concept has proven to be an inspired business strategy.