What Role Does Franchise Services Inc. Play?
Parent company of TeamLogic IT technology franchise has more than 40 years of experience
Franchise Services Inc. (FSI), the parent company of TeamLogic IT, has 40 years of experience supporting franchise owners and helping them succeed.
From the beginning, FSI has been focused on business-to-business (B2B) services. For most of its history, that has meant providing printing and marketing services through award-winning brands such as Sir Speedy, PIP Printing and Marketing, MultiCopy, Signal Graphics and Eastnet Print.
Ten years ago, it was clear that another large B2B need was emerging — an IT services brand focused on the needs of small and medium-sized businesses that could deliver enterprise-level support to those customers. Most small businesses hired independent technicians to handle IT needs, and the results were mixed.
Franchise Services Inc. CEO Don Lowe saw an opportunity to build a brand that could bring together IT professionals, leverage their combined knowledge and use the power of a national franchise network to create a unique service model that would do a better job serving small businesses.
FSI has invested several million dollars to make TeamLogic IT a reality, providing it with the funding to support franchisees and surround them with an outstanding, experienced management support team capable of helping them grow.
TeamLogic IT operates independently of the printing brands and is driving growth for FSI, which considers technology a huge avenue of growth for the future. FSI’s confidence in the concept is underscored by the fact that it has operated TeamLogic IT’s franchisor operations at a loss since 2006. That’s because it was investing in a franchise organization capable of sustained growth, which will help to consolidate the IT market among business customers. FSI realized profits from its operation of TeamLogic IT beginning in 2014.