We invest heavily in our franchisees because when you succeed, we succeed. The Expense Reduction Analysts franchise opportunity is different from other opportunities in the procurement and supply chain industry. We support our franchisees with knowledge, expertise, methodologies, and processes built from over 25 years of experience to help make your business as successful as possible.
Our franchisees can expect ongoing and extensive support from day one, provided by an international team of over 60 full time staff members based in our European, American and Australian support centers, and speaking over 18 different languages. In addition, almost 50 Area Directors provide local support to franchisees and help to develop the business in their respective territories.
- Marketing: ERA’s international marketing team has developed global strategies and initiatives designed to help franchisees grow their businesses with improved levels of profitability. We want to ensure a solid and well-matched strategy is implemented, giving us the credibility of a global leader in cost and supply management while also providing the franchisees with with a reactive, ‘agency’ style support where they can call on us for urgent help, training or simply advice.
- Information Technology: Our Global IT Support Centre assists our network of franchisees by providing round-the-clock support in areas crucial to the everyday running of their businesses. ERA’s ‘Infoflow’ IT strategy is designed specifically to help provide added value to clients and additional efficiency for our franchisees. Our integrated IT ecosystem includes prospecting databases, integrated marketing system, business development system, Microsoft Dynamics and access to all Microsoft 365 programs.
- ERA’s 18 Month Start-Up Program: ERA’s unique 18 month Start-Up Program is designed to equip our franchisees with all the knowledge and confidence they need to successfully launch and run their own business. Upon the completion of the initial Basic Training, new franchisees are ready to begin their journey with ERA and will work closely with the ERA Academy, their local regional representatives, their ERA Coordinator and their Business Guides to achieve the quickest possible start in their businesses.