What Are the Startup Costs?

A low initial investment and high potential return make PostNet a smart franchise investment.

PostNet franchise having Five Different Kinds of Businesses in One-Stop Shop.

  1. Graphic Design & Web Services
  2. Packing & Shipping Services and Drop-Off Depot Services
  3. Printing & Finishing Services
  4. Private Mailboxes Rental Services
  5. Business Support Services

PostNet is a low-cost investment opportunity with a proven business model that offers the potential for high returns. The total investment necessary to begin operation of a PostNet franchise ranges from $150,000 to $200,000. PostNet owners start with a minimum of $100,000 liquid capital, and the rest of the franchise cost is centre development packages and equipment lease. Compared with other printing franchises, PostNet boasts a substantially smaller investment and a potentially quicker return on investment. For starters, the initial cash outlay is well below $200,000. The reason for this is simple: unlike other printing franchises, PostNet doesn’t require substantial investments in printing technology or machinery. PostNet has made the business model easier to run by establishing relationships with industry-leading companies to outsource many of our franchise owners’ printing needs. This gives the franchisees a wide range of service capabilities, without the expense and experience needed to manage said equipment. This added benefit allows PostNet to be able to attract and partner with franchise owners who are passionate about their local small business communities, rather than solely those with prior printing experience.

Franchise Fee $48,000
Min. Working Capital Required $60,000
Total Investment $150,000 to $200,000
Business Type Franchise
Financing Assistance Available
Royalty Fee 5% of Gross Sales
Marketing Fee 2% of Gross Sales
Franchise Term 10 Years + 10 Years (Option)

The initial PostNet investment is threefold:

  • $48,000 franchise fee, which covers all of the initial assistance for centre opening along with the training, education, franchise support and rights to use the brand over the 10 years term of the franchise agreement. And, unlike other business service franchises, PostNet’s franchise fee is all-inclusive — there are no other significant tuitions, construction management, design or other fees.
  • $50,000 to $100,000 centre development packages (Depends on the size of the shop and what you want), which covers construction, inventory supplies, fixtures and other items.
  • Minimum $60,000 in operating, working and startup capital to cover advertising, operation and other costs during the initial phase of operation of the Centre.

Franchising with PostNet means you’re never in business alone

Once a site is selected, a new PostNet can be open in six to eight weeks.

PostNet is even more competitive thanks to our innovative Print Online, Ship Online, Mailbox Rental Online platform that makes PostNet centres even more accessible to customers. Our small business customers are often busy, and our state-of-the-art tool provides customers with 24/7/365 access to the same high-quality products and services they have come to expect from visiting PostNet’s brick-and-mortar centres in person. Once a client relationship is established, our franchise owners create a unique digital storefront for each customer, storing their files and order histories — making ordering, re-ordering and managing their projects even more convenient.

The beauty of owning your own business is that you control your own success. As a PostNet franchise owner, you have many built-in advantages in today’s marketplace, including a pent-up demand for our unique services. Our support systems and programs have proven to be successful in hundreds of PostNet franchises around the world.

We offer a full menu of services, including graphic design, full-service digital printing, large format printing, signage, document binding & finishing, and ancillary business services, like private mailbox rental and much more. Unlike traditional postal and mailbox franchises, PostNet has strategic partnerships with all of the major logistics companies — DHL, FedEx, TNT and Other Local Courier Service Providers — offering a multi-carrier selection, coupled with in-center professional packaging services to meet the shipping needs of our customers.

At PostNet, we are passionate supporters of local businesses. We nurture their success by providing business-enhancing solutions to meet their printing, shipping and marketing needs. We understand that every business is unique, so we take a collaborative approach to problem solving. And because each PostNet location is locally owned and operated, we’re always invested in the local partnerships we serve. PostNet is your local partner for printing, marketing and shipping solutions.