Communication is key
When David Block and his father, Virgil, decided to go int the Transmission repair business almost three decades ago, they faced a steep learning curve since neither had any experience in the industry. Virgil had been working in the food and drink service for more than 20 years, and David, who was about 21, had just finished a four year stint in the U.S. Marine Corps. “Using my dad’s business experience and my motivation and willingness to learn and work hard as taught in the military, we opened our first location in 1983,” David said.
Today, Eagle Transmission, a Franchise based in Dallas and expanding to other regions. It consists of 25
independently owned and operated locations in Dallas, Houston and Austin Texas.Communication – both with customers and between the franchise and shop owners – has been a key factor in the company’s growth and success, David said. He and Virgil’s frequently visit the shops.
“We are a very hands-on and a family place. We have a good communication system. Our meetings are where we discuss advertising, we discuss what’s going on in the Transmission Business, the technical issues.”
Mike Lebherz, who has owned the Eagle Transmission shop in the northwest Dallas suburb of Lewisville since 1992, previously worked in the hospitality industry. He joined Eagle in 1991 as an outside salesman, became an assistant manager and then a manager and then bought the shop in mid-1992. After completing his bachelor’s degree, Mike had spent several years with organizations such as Marriott Hotels and Harvey Hotels, and was able with Eagle’s help, to apply that experience to the Transmission Business.
We are expanding the Eagle Transmission success story and are currently inviting new candidates to join in on the growth. If you are among those who are not happy. With a regular “corporate ladder climb job” you may want to seriously consider the satisfaction of business ownership. Eagle
Transmission may be just the ticket to meet and assist you to fulfill your desire.
At Eagle Transmission, we’ve taken the facts and forged an exciting future.
When you add-up the possibilities, the future looks great for our Franchise Owners too. The Transmission Business is booming for all the right reasons. The potential for success can be found in small towns of 25,000 people, to medium and large cities. The choice is your and ours to make together. Just remember that the real key to our mutual success is held in the hands of our customers. When they give us their cars to repair, and when we return their repaired cars. Our customers trust us. Not just for fair pricing and friendly service, but for technical expertise and reliable repairs. Our warranty programs are second to none. Our service doesn’t stop after the sale, because referrals make up a large part of our business.