Below you will see another franchise, InExpress. This franchise provides freight and transportation services. Before purchasing any franchise it is the recommendation of the Goldstein Law Group and Jeff Goldstein, the founding member of the nationally recognized franchise law firm, that every prospective franchisee obtain the legal assistance of an established franchise lawyer with expertise in representing only franchisees. On the national scene, there remain only three firms that can claim this, the Goldstein Law Group being one of them. Jeff Goldstein, a franchise attorney representing only franchisees, has almost thirty years of practice in examining and working with unfair trade practices cases. Jeff has the advanced expertise required to review your disclosure documents and franchise agreement with you before you purchase a franchise.
The franchised business here is InExpress. The introductory paragraph in the FDD is as follows:
As a franchisee, you will operate a business that provides international, airfreight, express truck, and other transportation services offered by one or more domestic and international carrier companies under the trademark InXpress®("Franchised Business").
The total investment necessary to begin operation of an InXpress, L.L.C. franchise is $45,300 to $108,200, including $39,700 that must be paid to the franchisor.
The disclosure document summarizes certain provisions of your franchise agreement and other information in plain English. Read this disclosure document and all agreements carefully. You must receive this disclosure document at least 14 days before you sign a binding agreement or make any payment in connection with the franchise sale. Note, however, that no governmental agency has verified the information contained in this document.
You may wish to receive your disclosure document in another format that is more convenient for you. To discuss the availability of disclosures in different formats, contact InXpress, L.L.C. at 9815 South Monroe Street, Suite 206, Sandy, UT 84070.
The terms of your contract will govern your franchise relationship. Do not rely on the disclosure document alone to understand your contract. Read all of your contract carefully. Show your contract and this disclosure document to an advisor, like a lawyer or an accountant.
Buying a franchise is a complex investment. The information in this disclosure document can help you make up your mind. Information comparing franchisors is available. Call your state agency or your public library for sources of information. More information on franchising, such as "A Consumer's Guide to Buying a Franchise," is available from the FTC. You can contact the FTC at 1-877-FTCHELP or by writing to the FTC at 600 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20580. You can also visit the FTC's home page at www.ftc.gov for additional information. In addition, there may be laws on franchising in your state. Ask your state agencies about them.
There may be laws on franchising in your state. Ask your state agencies about them. The issuance date: April 26, 2011.