Master Franchise Opportunities in Southeast Asia

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About MBE

Founded in San Diego, California (U.S.A.) in 1980 Mail Boxes Etc. (MBE) has evolved over time into one of the world’s largest international networks of franchised entrepreneurs operating retail-based shipping, logistics, printing, marketing and communications solutions to business and private customers.


5 services under the same roof

Meet essential needs with a multi-faceted business model. The combination of multiple services at one location delivered with a unique level of customer service gives our clients a one-stop solution to bundle their personal or business needs with one reliable partner.

Pack & Ship

  • Professional packing service
  • National shipping
  • Worldwide shipping
  • Imports


  • eCommerce solutions
  • Warehousing and fulfillment
  • Returns management


  • Mailbox rental
  • Virtual mailbox
  • Postal services
  • Direct mailing


  • Offset printing
  • Digital printing
  • Small/Large format printing
  • Photo printing

Marketing Solutions

  • Website design
  • Marketing & Communication materials

Available Territories

Southeast Asia, a region of fast-paced growth

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Location Facts & Figures

Develop the MBE Brand in Indonesia

Due to its rapid growth, Indonesia is considered as part of the “Next Eleven” (Next 11’s ; Goldman Sachs) for its potential to become one of the World’s largest economy in the 21st century.

At a regional level, the country is one of the “Tiger Cubs” composed of the strongest 5 economies in the Southeast Asian region (actually, Indonesia is the largest Tiger Cub).

Indonesia’s ranks 73 of 190 (top 38%) on the Ease Of Doing Business rank (EODB). Large improvement from 120th slot in 2014.

SMEs are significant contributors to the economy:

  • SMEs account for 60% of Indonesia’s GDP.
  • 2019 studies show there are around 816,000 SMEs in Indonesia, employing 7.9 million people
  • Over 50 million microenterprises

Large and growing eCommerce market

  • 30 billion USD in 2020 (11th largest; ahead of Russia)
  • 49% growth from 2019 to 2020
  • Compound annual growth rate for 2020-2024 is 15%. This means that the market volume will double by 2024, reaching $60 billion.

Indonesian’s Franchise ecosystem

  • There are over 1,000 franchises in the country (460+ foreign; 540+ local)
  • In 2010, local & international franchise revenue equaled $11.6 billion, a 20% increase from the $9.5 billion revenue in 2009.
  • Several reforms made on 2019 (Regulation No. 71 of 2019) simplified the requirements for franchises by removing certain requirements.

The CEP Market (Courier Express Parcel) is forecasted to have a CAGR of more than 15% between 2021-2026.

Location Facts & Figures

Develop the MBE Brand in South Korea

South Korea is part of the “Four Tigers”, the high-growth and income economies in the region together with Hong-Kong, Taiwan, and Singapore. Also, a top 10 country in nominal GDP, as of 2020.

Very good entrepreneurial environment

  • Ease Of Doing Business (EODB) rank 5 of 190 (top 3%), for 2020.
  • Global Entrepreneurship Index (GEI) rank 24 of 137 (top 18%), in 2018

Very large franchising market

  • Franchises contribute 7.8% to South Korea’s GDP.
    Over 4,000 franchises are operating in South Korea.
  • Food & Beverage sector accounts for the majority of the franchise systems which means that there are great opportunities for the services industry.

A dynamic business landscape, with a need for essential business services:

  • In 2017, SMEs constituted 99.9% of enterprises in the country
  • SME’s drive economic growth in South Korea, accounting for over 50% of manufacturing output
  • Exports accounted for 59% of SME revenue in 2019. South Korean SMEs are enthusiastic about future export revenue growth and believe that logistics providers’ support might be a crucial driver in that expansion.

One of the world’s biggest e-commerce markets:

  • South Korea is the fifth world’s biggest e-commerce market in the world
  • Growth of 27% in 2020 with a market value of US$104.7 billion

An increase in e-commerce trade also means SMEs must rely more heavily on their logistics providers.

Location Facts & Figures

Develop the MBE Brand in Taiwan

With a surface of 36,191 km² and around 23 million inhabitants, Taiwan is the 21st World’s biggest economy with a GDP of 668.5 billion US Dollars in 2020

Together with South Korea, Singapore and Hong-Kong, Taiwan is part of the “Four Tigers”. This is due to its very rapid growth, a strong export focus, a well-educated population, and high savings rates.

Good entrepreneurial environment

  • Ease Of Doing Business rank (EODB) 15 of 190 (top 8%), for 2020
  • Very interesting Global Entrepreneurship Index (GEI) with a ranking of 18 out of 137 in 2018 (top 14%)

SMEs are growing and more prevalent than ever before.

  • Over 100,000 new SMEs created in 2019
  • SMEs accounted for 29.6% of total business revenue.
  • According to the “2020 White Paper on Small and Medium Enterprises in Taiwan”, SMEs accounted for 97.65% of all businesses It’s an all-time highs.

E-commerce market

  • Market is expected to grow from US$35.4 billion in 2020 to US$49.9 billion in 2024 with a CAGR of 9%
  • Robin Hu, senior industry analyst at the Taipei-based Market Intelligence & Consulting Institute said: “It seems COVID-19 has not only driven the operating performance of Taiwanese online retailers but also has encouraged physical retailers – even small businesses – to more actively develop their online businesses”

According to Edwards Global Services, Taiwan is one of the top 5 global markets for franchising in 2020

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The added value

Why become a Master Licensee?

Proven business system
Experienced brand leadership
Valuable know-how to help the development of your business concept in your country
A multi-faceted revenue model
Global franchise network
Dedicated ongoing support and training with a team committed to excellence

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