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The UPS Store VetFran Opportunities

Same Pride, Different Uniform

If you are a U.S. military service man or woman transitioning back into civilian life, we want to help you achieve the American dream of owning your own business.

The UPS Store®, rated the #1 franchise opportunity in our category for over 30 years by Entrepreneur Magazine, is offering veterans an opportunity to own a The UPS Store franchise through the Veterans Transition Franchise Initiative (VetFran) program. Founded in 1991, VetFran is a strategic initiative of the International Franchise Association and the IFA Foundation.

Join the Industry Leader

  • Entrepreneur magazine recently ranked The UPS Store #6 in its list of top ten franchise brands for Veterans.
  • The UPS Store has been a consistent member of the IFA and continues to provide competitive ownership options for Veterans.
  • Entrepreneur Magazine’s Franchise 500 ranked The UPS Store #4 overall for best franchise to own in 2024

You'll benefit from our world-class support system

  • Award-winning training program
  • Site selection assistance
  • Center design & construction assistance
  • National, regional & local marketing tools
  • Financing assistance for newly qualified franchisees

If you would like to learn more about becoming a The UPS Store franchise owner through the VetFran program, please fill out the form so that we may contact you about next steps.

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By clicking the ‘Submit’ button below:
  • I understand that a local representative of The UPS Store franchise development team will contact me to discuss possible franchise opportunities in my area of interest. This communication is not an offer to sell a franchise. Any franchise offer is made only after The UPS Store Franchise Disclosure Document has been provided.
  • I confirm my consent to contact me on a recurring basis by telephone, email, and/or text messages for marketing purposes

Is The UPS Store Right for You?

Learn how location, attitude and resources can all make a difference.


Market Opportunities

The UPS Store is found across the country—in major cities, small towns and rural areas. Could your community use a better shipping option? Bring it to them.


Strong Business Values

Those with an ambitious spirit and willingness to learn thrive in our culture. From initial training to daily store management, teamwork is a state of mind.


Freedom to Invest

Franchising with The UPS Store might cost less than you think. With adequate resources, more than half of our franchisees go on to be multi-unit owners.

Franchising Benefits
Discover what makes The UPS Store the leading franchising experience.
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We Proudly Support Our Veterans

Participating partners with the VetFran program, The UPS Store offers qualifying veterans $15,000 off their franchise fee to start their new business. To learn more, contact The UPS Store Franchise Development Team.

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Ranked for over 30 Consecutive Years

The UPS Store has been ranked #1 in the postal and business services category for over 30 years and remains in the top 5 overall for the eighth consecutive year according to the Franchise 500 list.