The Allied Lube Group has been named "Franchisee of the Year" by Jiffy Lube International at is annual convention and trade show, which took place in Anaheim, California, this year. This award is given to the franchisee who best represents the brand's attributes and core values, including supporting employee development, excelling in operations, dedication to innovation and providing a top-tier experience for customers.
Jiffy Lube President Steve Ledbetter noted that Allied Lube Group, which has more than 80 franchise businesses across Texas, exemplifies the brand. According to Ledbetter, the franchisee group is completely committed to providing customers with quality and convenient service.
One particular area in which Allied Lube Group shines is its handling of staff throughout its franchise businesses. Employees receive thorough training and opportunities for development. The group is also a notable contributor to the brand's committee for customer experiences, which handles the identification and testing of new ideas and products to improve the customer experience and is very active in local community efforts. The Allied Lube Group is a part of the company's annual Jiffy Lube Muscular Dystrophy Association, which raises funds to send children with the condition to a special summer camp. They also support Augie’s Quest, a nonprofit dedicated to finding a cure for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.
In business for more than 30 years, Jiffy Lube has over 2,000 locations in North America and is a leader in the quick oil change industry, with franchise opportunities available for qualified applicants. The franchise fee for one of these franchise opportunities is $35,000, and the initial investment ranges from $219,000 to $400,000.