Automotive Services Businesses for sale in South Yorkshire

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Amy Cross, (July 2016)
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Leasehold Price: £175,000 Annual Turnover: £400,000 Annual Gross Profit: £150,000 Annual Net Profit: £78,000
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Business Description
This very highly regarded and competent organisation specialises in all aspects of fork truck/material handling requirements including servicing, maintenance and repairs, as well as the sale and hire of fork trucks.

This independent company has a very impressive track record spanning more than 15 years and experience of working with all the major materials handling manufacturers. The company caters for gas, electric and diesel fork trucks and also services and repairs Pallet trucks, Combi lifts, Moffet Mounty’s and Side loaders.

The core of the business is service and repair. The company has a team of highly trained and experienced mobile engineers who offer 24 hour coverage and rapid response times on breakdowns. The mobile units have fully equipped vehicles carrying up to date diagnostic and test equipment covering all makes and models of fork truck.

In addition to this the business provides planned maintenance and has its own fleet of 31 trucks, 17 of which are currently out on long term hire with the rest on short term hire. This fleet hire generates sales of circa £70,000 p.a.

The company sells fork trucks as well as parts and spares, however this represents a small percentage of current overall business.

The infrastructure is in place to provide a speedy solutions driven service due to having a strong engineering team in place with high technical expertise and commercial acumen.

Fully compliant with all the necessary legislation and regulations, the company is accredited to carry out Thorough Examination Inspections in accordance with the CFTS Quality Assurance Procedural Code.

The client mix is varied and prestigious with the business boasting a very large number of loyal customers (circa 200), most having been with the business for many years. The majority of customers are based within the South Yorkshire region (circa 80%) however the business does have customers further afield, such are the service levels it provides.

The vendors run the business although they have put in place an experienced and highly professional workforce who are self-managed and customer driven.

For more than 15 years this business has built an enviable reputation for providing a professional, prompt and comprehensive service. Staff understand the need to be 100% reliable and this has helped the business develop many long-term client relationships.

With consistent and profitable levels of financial performance, multiple revenues streams and a healthy order book moving forward, the business is an attractive proposition to any investor.

This is an excellent opportunity to acquire a progressive and profitable organisation with a very significant customer base and full accreditations. The business is ideally positioned for a new owner, bringing fresh energy and new levels of business acumen to maximise the many opportunities at its disposal and take it through its next period of growth.
Trading Hours:
Monday – Friday: 08:00 -16:30

Number of Employees: 03

Tenure: Leasehold

Having established an excellent reputation for quality, technical ability, reliability and professionalism the business has little need for advertising, relying on the most cost effective forms of marketing-recommendations, referrals and repeat business.

Support & Training:
The current owners would be happy to provide a comprehensive handover period to ensure a seamless transistion of ownership.

Location Details:
The business operates from leasehold premises situated on a well-known industrial park. Premises comprise offices and warehouse/workshop and are ideally located with excellent access to major routes.

Leasehold Term:
Rent is circa £15,500 p.a. Rates are circa £6,600 p.a.

Listed by: Turner Butler
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