Basics of a Cardinal Health Franchise

If you’re thinking about buying a Cardinal Health franchise, there are many things to consider before signing on the dotted line. Becoming a Cardinal Health franchisee is not a guarantee of success, but rather a blueprint that can assist you in achieving success. Given the correct market conditions, skills and dedication, being a Cardinal Health franchisee might be financially rewarding.

Owning a Cardinal Health franchise is a serious commitment and works best when you make a thoughtful, educated decision.

  • Just because you love Cardinal Health’s products or services doesn’t mean that you will be able to successfully operate a Cardinal Health franchise.
  • Being emotionally attached to the idea of becoming a Cardinal Health franchisee is not a state of mind in which you can effectively evaluate an opportunity.
  • Your positive experience as a customer of Cardinal Health should not form the basis for deciding to become a franchisee.

As an example, just because you love Big Macs doesn’t mean that you should become a McDonald’s franchisee.

Are you looking for some free resources to help you determine if a Cardinal Health franchise is for you?

Cardinal Health Due Diligence

You must conduct smart due diligence and determine from a business perspective whether owning a Cardinal Health franchise is right for you.

If you truly want own a Cardinal Health franchise, get all the information you can from Cardinal Health and secure a qualified advisor who has experience helping people like you purchase franchises.

You may also want find that gaining a better understanding of the terms related to franchising would be helpful.  If so, you may want to visit A Glossary of Franchise Terms.

Make sure that owning a Cardinal Health franchise fits in with both your skills and life style objectives. If you don’t want to work evening and weekends, don’t purchase an ice cream shop. If you’re an introvert, don’t buy a franchisee that requires you to be extroverted.

Are you interested in more questions to ask Cardinal Health franchisor, Cardinal Health franchisee, or even yourself? Get to know the terms.

Cardinal Health Franchise Disclosure Document

Carefully read the Cardinal Health Franchise DisclosureDocument (Also known as an FDD). They can be intimidating.

As you are reviewing Cardinal Health’s Franchise Disclosure Document you will have a number of calls with Cardinal Health’s franchise team before you will be allowed to call Cardinal Health franchisees.

When you are allowed to call Cardinal Health franchisees make sure you speak to at least five to eight franchisees. You will find that most Cardinal Health franchisees will be honest and unbiased about Cardinal Health. If you would like more information on how to dissect a Cardinal Health FDD consider the following resources:

  • The Educated Franchisee Chapter 8 – ' Dissecting the Franchise Disclosure Document' - Click Here
  • The FDD Exchange - Franchise Disclosure Document Checklist' - Click Here
  • PodCast with Franchise Attorney Nancy Lanard – 'What to look for in a Franchise Disclosure Document' - Click Here

Does a Cardinal Health Franchise Make Money?

A critical part of your due diligence is to build an estimated P&L (profit and loss statement) and see what the numbers might look like if you become a Cardinal Health franchisee. Reading Chapter 13 of The Educated Franchise teaches you the secrets of this key step.

The decision making tools in Chapter 15 of The Educated Franchise and in Step 13 of The Franchisee Workbook shows you how to honestly evaluate whether or not buying a Cardinal Health franchise is the right move for you.

If you’re serious about becoming a Cardinal Health all franchisee and want to explore owning a Cardinal Health franchise, take the best first step you can and grab your copy of The Educated Franchise today!