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LocationSouth Africa, Western Cape

Sector - Sales & Services

Asking Price
R12,000,000
Monthly Profit
R 315,254
Asset Value
R 10,586,000
Stock Value
R 0
Yearly Net Profit
R 3,783,045

Summary

The company has established itself as one of the leading service providers in the Logistics industry. They started in 2001 servicing the customs clearing and forwarding industry. Today they offering also Container hire, rental and storage, Forklift hire, Container packing/unpacking and various other services

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Fully describe the business's activities?

Full Container Load (FCL) and Less than Container Load (LCL) transport service in around the Cape Town Metro, and further afield.
Packs and unpacks, container lifts and placement, and abnormal loads & services. Warehousing and Storage Facilities

How does the business operate on a daily basis?

Clients request for various services on a daily basis, which are put in a work schedule.

What Advertising/Marketing is carried out?

Only website

What competition exists?

Plenty of transport and logistics companies in the market offering similar services, but not many (if any) that offer the full suite of services.

How could the profitability of the business be improved?

1. Warehousing for both duty paid and bonded cargo
2. National Cargo transport for full loads and groupage services
3. Container depot with VGM / Solas weigh facility
4. Abnormal/specialized transport
5. Increase fleet size

Give a breakdown of staff/ functions/ length of service?

See employment list

Do any have management potential?

Two ladies have been identified as Ops and Admin manager respectively

How involved is the Owner in running the business?

Full time

When does the current lease end?

October 2021

What are the trading hours?

6am - 5 pm

What are the main assets of the business?

Trucks, trailers, lifts, ... (see asset list)

Strengths?

The business found a profitable niche in the logistics industry. Very few competitors can offer the same bouquet of services. Well established service provider to a lot of regular clients. Wide range of assets. Lots of space for storage of containers

Weaknesses?

Needs capital to exploit growth opportunities

Opportunities?

1. Warehousing for both duty paid and bonded cargo
2. National Cargo transport for full loads and groupage services
3. Container depot with VGM / Solas weigh facility
4. Abnormal/specialized transport
5. Increase fleet size

Threats?

Nothing perceivved

What is the reason for the sale?

After helping the buyer to grow the business over the next two years the owner and his wife are planning to retire

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Pieter

Pieter De Beer

LocationSouth Africa, Western Cape

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