Greenwood Village, CO - Navis Pack & Ship has awarded the franchise territory for Aurora, IL, to George Tourville, an experienced management professional. His unit will be the fourth Navis Pack & Ship operating in the Chicago area and the 71st in North America.
For the past 12 years, Tourville has been chief administrator of a cardiology practice of 14 physicians in nearby Rockford, IL. With experience managing accounting, financial reporting, accounts receivable, marketing, information systems and human resources for 100 employees, he is well-qualified to step into business ownership.
Navis met everything that Tourville was seeking in his own business, he said, including the opportunity to stay in the Chicago area, a small number of employees to manage and a unique and interesting business that isnt on every other corner. Navis Pack & Ship also provided an opportunity for Tourville to work with his son, Anthony Tourville Jr., who plans to join the business as outside sales representative.
The Aurora, IL, territory stretches south to Joliet and west to Dekalb. Its well-developed transportation infrastructure and diverse, rapidly growing economy are ideal for the Navis Pack & Ship business model.
Tourville spoke with twelve current franchise operators during due diligence. I needed to know if I could meet my income goals in this business, and I wanted to find out what Navis is like to work with as an organization. Only the franchisees could answer these questions, and the information they provided played a huge role in my decision to go with Navis.
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Navis Logistics Network has been franchising since 1984 with a retail entity, Handle With Care Packaging Store, which was founded in 1980. We specialize in packaging and shipping Fragile, Large, Awkward and Valuable items - what we call FLAV. We established Navis Pack and Ship Centers in 2001 and began to seriously franchise this concept in 2002. Navis has the same FLAV emphasis as The Packaging Store, but focuses instead on the business-to-business market. This is an uncrowded, $34 billion market expected to grow to more that $50 billion in the next four to five years. Our business model focuses on (but is not limited to) 100-200 pound items with total logistics solutions: door-to-door delivery, packaging, and full insurance coverage. It includes small residential and commercial moves. Potential customers need cost -efficient ways to ship manufactured technical, scientific, and medical equipment; computers; antiques, and fine art. More info