How much does it cost to join the A1A Franchise Network?

The investment required to join is based on whether you are a conversion franchisee (your currently operating a company) in which case you would be an area developer or if you are and Initial Franchisee (starting from scratch) Conversion franchisees fees are evaluated individually and range from $2,500-$35,000. The initial franchise fee grants you the license to add the trademarked A1A logo to your current business name.

Area Developer Unit Costs

  • Initial Investment:
    $10,500-$250,000
  • Initial Franchise Fee:
    $2,500-$35,0500
  • Royalty Fee:
    2%
  • Advertising Fee:
    5%
  • Term of Agreement:
    10 years +2

Single Vehicle Franchise Unit

  • Initial Investment:
    $10,500-$75,000
  • Initial Franchise Fee:
    $2,500
  • Royalty Fee:
    30%
  • Advertising Fee:
    5%
  • Term of Agreement:
    10 years +2

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Benefits of being part of a Franchise Organization


  • Connector.

    Create a powerful nationwide advertising and public relations campaign featuring your company in your market

    a) We have the best SEO optimization experts in the industry working on driving traffic to your franchise
    b) Our digital advertising department has the experience to make your company the most prominently recognized transportation company in your area.
    c) The synergy between our national campaigns and our local campaigns can result in exponential growth.

  • Connector.

    There is no National Brand in the ground transportation industry.

    Our Goal is to have A1A Franchise Units in every city across the nation.

  • Connector.

    Standardization of the process leads to consistent high quality results.

    We have developed a complete training and operating program to guide you and your management team to even greater success. We have created a complete business management system that will become the foundation of your operating program and it provides the legal, operations and marketing documents and strategies you will need to become a market leader.

  • Connector.

    You retain complete ownership and control of your company

    but get the benefits of the A1A Brand and management team including A1A’s best practices, systems and information management technology.

  • Connector.

    Franchise support Programs.

    A1A will provide a wide variety of assistance and training including initial training, supervisory visits, site selection( if required) and advertising support A1A will prepare detailed pro formas and financial projections, including a five year cash flow analysis of the organization and will assist in the creation and attainment of short term and long term goals.

  • Connector.

    A1A has negotiated a substantial discount on the industry’s leading dispatch software package Whisk

    which provides a complete end to end dispatch management solution including an on demand app component and auto dispatch.

  • Connector.

    A1A corporate travel sales department has secured contracts with major corporations around the country.

    (IBM, Citigroup, AIG…and many more)

  • Connector.

    Local, cooperative and corporate advertising fees will be recommended after an evaluation of the amounts currently allocated for advertising.

    Corporate advertising fees required of franchisees will be based on the need for finished advertisements in various media. Advertising budgets can start at 2% of monthly gross with a targeted goal for advertising of 5% of gross monthly revenue.

  • Connector.

    Royalties will be recommended after a review of the potential franchisees existing business and obligations.

    They will be based upon the need to maintain sufficient corporate cash flow to support general and administrative cost and franchise services and to supply ongoing income for the continuing operation of the franchise. Royalties for Area Developers are typically set at 2-5% of gross operating revenues. Royalty fees for Single Vehicle Franchise Units are typically set at 35-55% of gross operating revenues.

  • Connector.

    You pay a minimal franchise fee based upon your market.