Express Employment Professionals, a franchised staffing provider, has announced that it is accelerating its franchise expansion across Australia and New Zealand. The brand is eagerly seeking franchisees in Sydney, Adelaide, Perth, Auckland and Christchurch. The staffing specialist currently has 850 locations throughout the U.S., Canada, and South Africa and entered Australasia with the acquisition of Frontline Recruitment Group.
The brand’s plans for growth in the region are driven by increased demand for staffing solutions coupled with the success of the brand.
“Our expansion into Australia and New Zealand in February 2020 marked a significant milestone for our company, extending our global footprint into a new region with tremendous opportunity. While we never could have predicted the pandemic that would soon follow, Express employed over 526,000 people last year, showcasing the crucial benefit we offer our client companies and the resilience of our concept,” said Bill Stoller, CEO of Express Employment Professionals.
“With the persistent labor shortage and the immense untapped potential our brand has throughout the region, there has never been a better time to join the Express family.”
Express has enjoyed explosive growth over the last few years. The brand ended 2020 with 61 total franchise agreements signed and systemwide annual sales topping out $3.23bn. In 2021, the company has awarded 55 offices year-to-date to open in the U.S., Canada and Canberra, Australia.
“Over the course of the nearly four decades Express has been in business, we have developed a robust franchisee support program that helps set our owners up for long-term success. Between back-office support, payroll funding and site selection assistance, to new owner sales coaching programs and marketing support, we are with our franchisees every step of the way and continue to provide ongoing education, resources and network support far beyond the opening of their office,” said Vinny Provenzano, vice president of franchising.
“With unlimited potential for success, it’s an exciting time to be a part of our early growth in Australia and New Zealand.”