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' Chip Baranowski To Boost The Ranks Of Certified Franchise
Professionals. Nation’s Largest Shipping Reseller’s Franchise Development
Manager Honored at Annual Franchise
Washington, DC – Phoenix, Arizona resident, Chip Baranowski with shipping franchise Unishippers
Global Logistics, LLC, was recently recognized as a Certified Franchise Executive
(CFE) by the Institute of Certified Franchise Executives. To earn this honor, Baranowski completed a comprehensive course of study in franchise management offered by the institute, which is the academic branch of the International Franchise
Association’s Educational Foundation.
The International Franchise Association (IFA) is the world’s largest and oldest trade group representing the franchising
industry and includes nearly 1,100 franchise companies
, 10,000 franchisees and more than 500 firms that provide goods and services to the industry. IFA hosted the presentation during its annual convention in San Antonio, TX.
“Attending IFA is exciting and an overall great experience for the entire franchise industry
,” said Chip Baranowski, Franchise Development Manager for Unishippers
Global Logistics, LLC. ”To be recognized at the annual convention is a great honor, and I look forward to bringing back this accreditation and industry knowledge to Unishippers.”
Chip Baranowski has been in the franchise
and the business development industry for more than 20 years. Prior to joining Unshippers
in 2007, Chip worked as the Director of Franchise Development for a Phoenix based company, DataPreserve.
In the United States, more than 1,400 franchise
executives from 42 counties are currently participating in the CFE program, including 782 executives who have completed the program and received the Certified Franchise Executive designation. More than 300 IFA-member companies currently have one or more executives enrolled in the program that provides benefits such as specialized knowledge, industry recognition, peer-level networking and professional standing.
Candidates must complete a rigorous course of study to earn the CFE designation, which includes attending institute-sponsored educational seminars and workshops. The program is designed to enhance franchising
professionals’ understanding of both the industry’s fundamental and complex aspects.
As the nation’s largest full-service shipping reseller, Unishippers
helps provide small business owners a complete line of shipping options all from one company. Partnering with regional and national shipping carriers, such as UPS®, Estes, and Saia, Unishippers offers small business owners many shipping options, attractive pricing, and community-focused customer service that its customers can’t receive anywhere else.
Founded in 1987, Unishippers
has grown to the largest reseller of shipping services in the nation with more than 285 franchise locations. Headquartered in Salt Lake City, UT, the Unishippers concept is simple – work with major carriers including UPS®, Saia, Estes and YRC to handle the pickup, transport and delivery of customers’ shipments. All the while, local franchisees work to provide customers with service and support. By leveraging the combined shipping volume of all its customers, Unishippers gets deeply discounted rates from its carriers, resulting in lower shipping costs. Unishippers serves more than 75,000 small to mid-sized businesses, and has been recognized as a top franchise in 2009 by Entrepreneur, Franchise Times and AllBusiness.
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