In 2022, Mail Boxes Etc. expanded its global footprint to three more countries. Here, you can learn more about the entrepreneurs and their vision for the expansion of MBE in their respective countries.
Today, Italian-based Mail Boxes Etc. (MBE), has announced the signing of three new master franchise agreements. Founded in 1980, MBE has come a long way to establish itself as one of the world's largest international networks of franchised entrepreneurs operating retail-based shipping, logistics, printing, marketing and communications solutions to business and private customers.
The master franchise agreement was signed with three new Master franchises, Antonio González, Luis Fernando Trujillo, and Mourad Chouiakh, granting all exclusive rights to develop MBE in Colombia, Ecuador and Morocco respectively.
As Master Licensees, the three will introduce and adapt the MBE business concept to local conditions and support the network's startup and growth in the territory.
Antonio González Lárez is currently based in Chile. With an extensive career in banking, Antonio is a skilled salesman, human resources consultant, and neuro-linguistic programming coach. Antonio already owns Mail Boxes Etc. franchise in Chile to decide on further expansion of his business and become a Master Franchisee in Colombia. Antonio states: “Being a Master Franchisee of MBE makes me very proud. We are now part of a successful company worldwide and will have the opportunity to develop the business in Colombia, forming a network of entrepreneurs, with whom we will focus on creating profitable businesses and generating comprehensive solutions, with a high and differentiated level of customer service. We have a lot of work to do in the coming years”.
With a long history in freight forwarding and transport in Ecuador, Luis Fernando is a VP at Grupo Holco. With a career spanning over 20 years, Luis decided to expand MBE offer and become a Mail Boxes Etc. Master Franchisee for Ecuador. As well, Luis Fernando commented that Grupo HOLCO of Ecuador is excited to become the newest member of the Mail Boxes Etc. family. “We look forward to the opening of operations in our territory after being selected as Master Franchisee. Our own knowledge of the Ecuadorian territory in the logistics sector, plus the vast expertise of MBE in the courier and parcel market, make this union in something very promising and new for the Ecuadorian market. MBE Ecuador is born!"
Based in Casablanca, Morocco, Mourad Chouiakh, with a career spanning over 30 years, held leadership positions in the banking and automotive industries and decided to become the Founder & General Manager of Mail Boxes Etc. Morocco. Mourad has signed the Master Licensee Agreement to expand his footprint and the MBE business model in Morocco.
According to Giuseppe Bergonzi, the General Manager of Worldwide Development, "We are excited to have Antonio González, Luis Fernando, and Mourad Chouiakh sign Master Agreements with Mail Boxes Etc. This new partnership with the three distinguished franchise business partners speaks volumes about every positive impact Mail Boxes Etc. is committed to."
Giuseppe Bergonzi further added that globally the franchise business is evolving very fast, particularly post-Covid. "In this situation, our new Master Franchise partners from Morocco, Ecuador, and Colombia will be able to maximize business impact, providing added value services in e-commerce, fulfilment, shipping and marketing solutions to SMEs and consumers. We do not operate in silos; the well-being of our communities matters because we can boost the economy when great local entrepreneurs join our partners in furthering the expanding mission of Mail Boxes Etc."
Becoming a Master Licensee with MBE
Mail Boxes Etc. is open to evaluating applications for new Master Franchise partnerships all over the world. Entrepreneurs with a proven track record of managing brands and scaling them to great heights, and professionals who have always been interested in owning their own franchise business, can fill out the form and we will provide you with more details on available opportunities.