The automotive industry is a great business to invest in because cars require a lot of upkeep and maintenance. If you want to get your piece of this booming industry, then investing the in the Valvoline Instant Oil Change franchise could be for you. The brand sets itself apart from the competition by offering services such as a 15-minute drive through oil change, battery replacement, air filtration replacement, and more. Not to mention, the brand does these maintenance services at prices that are 30-50% lower when compared to car dealerships. Additionally, the customer doesn't even have to leave the car. It was founded in 1986 and began franchising in 1988. Since then, it has grown to more than 1,400 locations across the country. The ideal Valvoline Instant Oil Change franchisee is passionate about cars, has previous multi-unit franchise experience, and wants to offer a great service to customers.
You will also receive great support and training as a franchisee with the franchise. Franchisees can expect an initial training program at VIOC University, which offers more than 60 courses through all levels of the business. Manager candidates can get first time manager training or take the SCM turbo program to fast track them for advancement opportunities. The program covers everything you need to know about running the business. This includes service procedures and balancing inventory. Once the program is over, you will receive the brand's “Super-Pro” certification. Additionally, the franchise will provide you with marketing and ongoing support throughout the entirety of your time with the franchise. This includes having meetings and conventions to be in touch with franchisees to discuss best practices.