LocationSouth Africa, KwaZulu-Natal

Sector - Sales & Services

Asking Price
Monthly Profit
R 380,030
Asset Value
R 783,185
Stock Value
R 1,200,000
Yearly Net Profit
R 4,560,357


Overheads and stock are kept low. Guaranteed profits. It conducts specialist marine fumigation services. It also has the sole import and distribution rights for a chemical product

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Fully describe the business's activities?

The business has 2 divisions: Specialist Marine Fumigation offering fumigation of bulk grain exports, and Distribution - it is the sole importer and distributor for an overseas pest control chemical manufacturer. The business is well established with excellent profit margins, and high barriers to entry for competitors. The business is easy to manage as it requires very little space from which to operate and has only a small staff complement.

How does the business operate on a daily basis?

Instructions received for vessel fumigation. Work is executed and invoiced. Chemical distribution is executed via 2 agents nationally.

What Advertising/Marketing is carried out?

Trudon - online yellow pages
Company website

What competition exists?

In terms of the marine division only 3 other competitors exist. We are the leaders in this field of expertise. Annual quotas are issued for chemical imports and here too few competitors exist. Without a quota a potential new entrant to the market has to wait a whole year before they can apply again.

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

2 partners and 1 employee permanently employed, who is being groomed to take over as General Manager and ultimately run the business.

Do any have management potential?


How involved is the Owner in running the business?

Fully involved until recently - taking more of a back seat to allow the Manager-in-training to learn and take over more functions. Owner mostly office based input.

When does the current lease end?

The owner runs the business from home .

What are the trading hours?

8am to 5pm

What are the main assets of the business?

Vehicles and equipment


Very well established business with loyal customers


Age-ing owner


Expand into pest control and grow a footprint



What is the reason for the sale?

Current owner-manager wants to retire.


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Nic Nortje

LocationSouth Africa, KwaZulu-Natal

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