Metal Supermarkets specializes in small-quantity metal distribution with no minimum order size. We are the world’s largest small-quantity metal supplier with over 80 brick-and-mortar stores across the US, Canada, and United Kingdom. Over 60,000 customers rely on Metal Supermarkets for fast and convenient access to quality metal-related products and services. When it comes to metal and metal-related products and services, nobody beats the versatility, convenience, and sheer variety of Metal Supermarkets.
At Metal Supermarkets we are passionately committed to offering entrepreneurial-minded business people the opportunity to be in business for themselves, but not by themselves. Your franchise investment guarantees you will have the equipment, inventory, and marketing campaigns you need to secure sales from opening day. This head start is one of many reasons why the Metal Supermarkets is one of the most stable opportunities to invest in.
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With established franchises around the world, we have a firm handle on financing for our franchisees. We have built strong relationships with key lenders, including approval through the Franchise Registry for business administration (SBA) financing, and lenders will be impressed when you join our franchise network, knowing full well that Metal Supermarket franchises are a top-of-the-line investment.
Occupying a niche in a $169 billion industry*, Metal Supermarkets offers a stable B2B business concept, making it a secure franchise opportunity. Metal is not a fad or a trend, and countless businesses and industries require metal every day. Our products are a necessity for construction, repair, manufacturing, operational departments in industrial facilities, food processing and maintenance and more.
These businesses rarely need or are willing to purchase the large quantities required by wholesale distributors; that is where we come in. Our franchises specialize in delivering small-quantity metals, quickly and conveniently. Despite this previously neglected market, virtually no other supplier focuses on small-quantity metal distribution with the expertise of Metal Supermarkets.
Award-Winning Franchise Business System
The Metal Supermarkets’ franchise business system means that franchisees can concentrate on developing their business, supported through the employment of quality staff, to deliver a world class customer service experience.
We Provide the Recipe For Success
As a franchisee, you won’t be expected to process every order and deliver every shipment; your attention should be on managing your team, implementing our proven business system, and actively seeking business development opportunities. While being active in your business in crucial, committing time to developing and nurturing strong B2B relationships will be your primary focus in the early years of your business.
Successful franchisees are able to mentor their team to serve a growing customer base, allowing you to refine your operation and pursue meaningful sales opportunities. With a Metal Supermarkets franchise, our proven business model will provide you a strong foundation to complement your affinity for sales and business acumen to help build longstanding business success.
Starting a business from the ground up is no easy feat. You need access to experience, dedication and a considerable wealth of skills. That is exactly what you get when you invest in a Metal Supermarkets franchise. With over 100 years of combined experience in franchising, business development and management, you can take comfort knowing our team can provide you the training and support to help you achieve business success.
Metal Supermarkets provides comprehensive support from the moment you join our network. With a “profitable partnership” philosophy, our team at Head Office is here to assist you with sales growth and building a profitable business with strong margins. Utilizing our proven business system, we offer our franchisees store opening support, hands-on training and ongoing assistance so that you can more easily realize your personal and financial goals.
Extensive Training: With the Metal Supermarkets approach to franchise training, you won’t require any prior metal experience to succeed. You will begin with two weeks of online training through our Metal Supermarkets University where you will learn the fundamental aspects of our business model and product offerings. Combined with two weeks of in-class and in-store training led by our experienced Head Office team, you will possess the tools, skills and information needed to grow sales from opening day. Ongoing customer service, sales and safety training is also readily available for new and senior employees alike.
Store Opening Support: We know that first impressions are important. To ensure your opening impresses, our team will be on-hand to help select the ideal location, assisting with lease negotiations as well as store layout and setup, making sure your store opens in a timely and cost-effective manner. You will also benefit from marketing support through a proven store opening marketing plan that drives results and attracts leads, meaning your store will be positioned to succeed from day one.
Ongoing Operational Support: Metal Supermarkets’ franchise support means you won’t have to worry about re-inventing the wheel. With our highly-skilled Operations Team, you will have all of our training, best practices, and proven business strategies at your disposal. A dedicated Business Consultant will provide insight through store visits and reviews, assisting you in the implementation of our proven business system to help maximize your potential.
Proven Marketing Programs: Our Marketing Team will provide you with a diverse selection of programs and collateral to leverage into quality B2B leads. You will never have to worry about managing a website or developing content, while benefiting from proven traditional and digital programs including PPC, email marketing, tele-prospecting, along with a deep library of marketing materials. Our Marketing Team will develop branded content for any medium to help you get the word out about your store.
MetalTech – A System Working For You: Franchisees not only benefit from our established business system, but will also be supported by our proprietary, cloud-based ERP software, MetalTech. Our robust software was designed for ease of use, while giving you rigorous inventory control and total pricing management. Complete with a full Customer Relationship Management module and financial suite, MetalTech allows franchisees worry less about metal and focus more on business development and growth.