How does the business operate on a daily basis?
The petrol station and quick shop is open 24 hours a day with employees working in shifts.
How are the clients attracted to the business?
Truck drivers support the station as it is on the main route to the platinum mines and they have facilities such as showers for the truck drivers to use. The trhree ATMs, well stocked supermarket and butchery attract many customers. They are also the cheapest gas supplier in town.
What Advertising/Marketing is carried out?
Word of mouth and the lowest diesel and gas prices in the area.
Does the business have any contract work?
About 20 pre-paid petrol accounts
What competition exists?
Other petrol stations in town.
What are the seasonal trends?
Relatively stable income through the year - December and January is slower as most businesses closes down over the festive season.
What is the monthly litres?
430 000 liters per month