Mr. Transmission/Milex Franchisees Help Hurricane Harvey Recovery Efforts

In late August, southern Texas was pelted with heavy rains, storm surges and high winds, which devastated property in much of the area. Stories are still surfacing of the damage wreaked by Hurricane Harvey, and many experts estimate it will take at least a year for the area to return to normal. Gordon and Carolyn … Continue reading Mr. Transmission/Milex Franchisees Help Hurricane Harvey Recovery Efforts

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How to augment the services you offer by opening a franchise alongside your independent auto shop

Small business owners will try any number of marketing ideas to bring in more customers. But with many of these tactics, the increase in traffic to your business is temporary. For a permanent boost to your business’ customer base, make a fundamental change, like adding on new services. By partnering with Moran Family of Brands … Continue reading How to augment the services you offer by opening a franchise alongside your independent auto shop

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Susan Trumble – Mr. Transmission Franchisee of the Year

Moran Family of Brands is excited to announce that Susan Trumble, owner of the Mr. Transmission/Milex store in Florence, KY is the winner of Mr. Transmission Franchisee of the Year. She has worked tirelessly to grow her store after she purchased it from her father, and she is proud to have earned this distinction from … Continue reading Susan Trumble – Mr. Transmission Franchisee of the Year

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Moran Franchisee of the Year – Alta Mere’s Randy Durham

Moran Family of Brands announced its annual Franchisees of the Year, an award voted on by fellow franchise owners throughout the system. These franchisees have set the bar high for their peers through their consistent effort and unyielding commitment to excellence. So, what’s their secret? We caught up with Alta Mere Franchisee of the Year … Continue reading Moran Franchisee of the Year – Alta Mere’s Randy Durham

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Milex Franchisees of the Year – Albert and Serina Daniel

How do you know when you have a winning formula? Maybe winning the Milex Franchisee of the Year award three separate times could be a hint! Albert and Serina Daniel, owners and operators of two Milex franchise locations — Frederick and Boonsboro, MD — know the secret to good business, and they have built up … Continue reading Milex Franchisees of the Year – Albert and Serina Daniel

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Using Alta Mere to Summer-Proof Your Car

August is known for being the hottest month of the year. They’re not called the “dog days” of summer for nothing! But surviving the rest of the summer can be easy if you’re equipped with the right automotive accessories to help you out. You won’t want to be caught without these accessories from your local … Continue reading Using Alta Mere to Summer-Proof Your Car

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Summer Vacation Trip Hazards

Summer Vacation Trip Hazards Sunshine, warm weather and easy driving mean summertime is the perfect opportunity to take a road trip with friends and family.  Unfortunately, those long car trips can come with some hazards, including rough roads, car trouble and sun damage. Luckily, there are steps you can take to dodge those road blocks … Continue reading Summer Vacation Trip Hazards

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Recalculating

Moran Family of Brands President & CEO Barb Moran-Goodrich recently appeared on an episode of the “Recalculating” podcast, which focuses on small business and entrepreneurship. Moran-Goodrich spoke with program hosts Dan Perkins and Don Mazzella on a wide range of topics such as about the history of the company, the auto repair field and the … Continue reading Recalculating

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Career Opportunities in the Automotive Repair

Recently, much of the dialogue in the media surrounding employment has centered on opportunities for those with the desire and ability to attend college. However, there are many career opportunities that don’t require a college degree and can be just as lucrative, if not more so, than many careers that need a degree. The automotive … Continue reading Career Opportunities in the Automotive Repair

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A Conversation with Jay Pond

A Mr. Transmission Franchisee Reveals How He Achieved His Success  How long have you worked with Mr. Transmission?  33 years. I started working there in May 1984. What did you do before coming to Mr. Transmission? I graduated Mississippi College with a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Administration and Marketing. I then spent my … Continue reading A Conversation with Jay Pond

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