Hindustan Unilever Franchise

To take a franchise of Hindustan Unilever Limited you should know about its background and working it is a company which produces consumer goods and the headquarter of this company is located in Mumbai, India. It is a subsidiary company of Unilever which is a British multinational company.Hindustan Unilever Franchise or (HUL) produces various types of consumer goods. HUL products categories are very wide which includes food and beverage, personal care, cleaning agents, water purifiers and many other fast-moving consumer goods. Hindustan Unilever Franchise.

Hindustan Unilever Limited first got established as Hindustan Vanaspati Manufacturing Company in the year of 1931 and in 1956 after a merger of constituent groups, it was got renamed as Hindustan Lever Limited. The company again got renamed in June 2007 as Hindustan Unilever Limited. Hindustan Unilever Franchise.

Portfolio of Hindustan Unilever’s had 44 product brands in 14 categories as of the data of 2019. Over 18,000 employees works in the company and reported sales of ₹34,619 crores in Financial Year 2017–18.

HUL procured GlaxoSmithkline’s India’s consumer business for 3.8 billion dollars in an all-equity merger deal with a 1:4.39 ratio in December 2018. However, the procurement of GSK’s employees remained undecided because Hindustan Unilever Limited stated that there was no clause for the retention of employees in the signed deal. Hindustan Unilever Limited finalized its merger with GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare (GSKCH India) after completing all the necessary legal procedures in April 2020. Hindustan Unilever Franchise.

Process to get new Hindustan Unilever Franchise

Newspaper ads are published by the company to invite applications for the particular location. An evaluation also gets done of the direct applications received for get franchise for that location.

There are three phases by which the process of reviewing documents and short-listing to the final appointment of a distributor happens by the company:

  • An in-depth evaluation of the financial capabilities is carried out by a dedicated finance team and the legal parts of the distributorship arrangements is done by the legal team.

  • A detailed background check of the applicant gets done to verify the eligibility as per the company’s requirements. Then, several teams evaluate the infrastructure and other facilities as per the operational standards of the company.

  • Several rounds of face-to-face meeting happens with company senior officials.

  • The process ends with the implementation of the distributorship agreement.

As of now the company does not have an online process of application to appoint franchise. There are no upfront bounded charges, or deposits to be paid to get its franchise.

  • Office space should be minimum of 150 -250 square feet

  • Storage space which depends on the area and planned product. At least should be 1200 -1600 square feet. Proposed place must have clear access from the main road.

  • Delivery vehicles for goods (pick-up trucks or scooter vans): Must be at least two in number.

  • Number of Operational Staff needed to manage an office, warehouse and most importantly, the sales team is required.

  • Computer/system arrangements as per the company requirement.

  • For the warehouse a major requirement is CCTV network.

  • Total power back up must be for electricity to cover the entire working hours.

Required Documents for the application of Hindustan Unilever Franchise

  • Aadhar, PAN, Voter card

  • Account details, Copies of past 2 or 3 years income tax returns and copy of trade license.

  • Ownership/lease/rent documents for the proposed office and storeroom.

Hindustan Unilever Franchise application process

  1. Franchise invitation in your chosen circle by the company (happens once in a while) keep looking for it.

  2. You can contact concerned HUL Office with your business plan and anticipated funds for the Hindustan Unilever Distribution Cost

  3. You can also contact them through the enquiry section of their online contact form.

About Hindustan Unilever Limited

Hindustan Unilever Limited first got established as Hindustan Vanaspati Manufacturing Company in the year of 1931 and in 1956 after a merger of constituent groups, it was got renamed as Hindustan Lever Limited. The company again got renamed in June 2007 as Hindustan Unilever Limited.

Portfolio of Hindustan Unilever’s had 44 product brands in 14 categories as of the data of 2019. Over 18,000 employees works in the company and reported sales of ₹34,619 crores in Financial Year 2017–18.

HUL procured GlaxoSmithkline’s India’s consumer business for 3.8 billion dollars in an all-equity merger deal with a 1:4.39 ratio in December 2018. However, the procurement of GSK’s employees remained undecided because Hindustan Unilever Limited stated that there was no clause for the retention of employees in the signed deal. Hindustan Unilever Limited finalized its merger with GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare (GSKCH India) after completing all the necessary legal procedures in April 2020.

Hindustan Unilever Franchise