Removals/Storage for sale in Elgin

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Well Established Removal and Relocation Company in Moray for Sale

Elgin, Moray, Scotland

  • Freehold Price: £50,000  Price Reduced arrow_drop_down
Seller Reference: 15790602
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Seller Reference: 15790602
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Business Description
- Thriving Removal and Relocation Business
- Well Established Reputation
- Excellent Client Base
- Outstanding Customer Service
- Repeat Business Levels and Referrals
- Highly Reliable and trained employees
- Leasehold Office Premises
- Offers Over £50,000

Well established removal and relocation company for sale. Family run and located in Moray, the business offers local and nation services to domestic and commercial clients. It benefits from an excellent reputation for quality and service and enjoys high levels of referrals and repeat business.

Operating from a fantastic trading location directly next to the main trunk road, the business would make a great investment opportunity for anyone looking to acquire or incorporate a well-run and easily managed business with great opportunity to expand.

The business is located within the thriving County of Moray in the north east of Scotland. The office premise occupies a prime location a short walk from the local high street and is surrounded by a mix of residential and office based buildings. The storage facilities, which are leased from a third party, are located within a local industrial estate approx. 1 mile from the town centre. With direct links to primary A roads, both areas are well placed for local amenities, with vehicular and commuter bus routes connecting to all parts of the County.

The town itself is located on a primary A road and is extremely well served through various established transport links including railway station and bus terminus. Both Inverness and Aberdeen offer a large range of additional services and both benefit from airports.

The Business:
The business is a well-run operation providing removal, relocation and part load services to both domestic and commercial clients. Its main customer base is in Moray, however it provides full national coverage throughout the UK and Ireland for courier and relocation services.

The business is profitable and has established itself well locally. It has an excellent reputation for providing first class customer service and benefits from repeat business and referrals. The company provides expert advice on packing and storage with domestic removals making up c.85% of the business. Commercial and part loads make up the remaining 15%.

This business has experienced growth and has evolved to meet the growing demands of clients and to better cater for their diversifying and flexible needs. Services include single item or part/full load - local and national removals, access to short and long term secure storage facilities (leased from a third party), property clearances, retail supply of packaging materials and a national courier service. They also offer man with a van hourly rates for the more complex jobs where customers need this.

The business is run with the assistance of 2 part time members of staff and 6 employees on Zero hour contracts who provide flexible cover to meet the upward demand. The vendors attend to the full time administrative and logistic needs of the business, and the day to day removal services, ensuring that the operation runs smoothly & efficiently.

The Property:
The business operates from a fully equipped office premises that occupies a prime trading location. The accommodation provides modern office facilities comprising a general office area, kitchenette, WC and storage spaces and is presented internally with a mix of fluorescent lighting, spots, pendant fittings, and a mix of carpet and laminate floor coverings. The property has access to mains electricity, water and drainage and is held on a leasehold basis with the current annual rent being £6,000pa. The subjects are held on a leasehold basis and are held on full repairing and insuring terms.

Secure storage facilities are leased from two third party self-storage companies on a monthly lease/hire basis with the container units being a mix of steel and stone construction. Both sites are fully secured providing easy access for all types of vehicles, with one benefiting from 24hr CCTV. Further information is available on request.

Assets include 1 Ford Luton van and 2 Mercedes Sprinter Luton vans together with a mix of transportation aids, protection covers and packaging materials. A full list is available upon request.

Trading Figures:
Full access to trading figures will be given after a formal viewing has been arranged.

Legal Costs:
Each party will be responsible for their own legal fees incurred in the transaction.

Offers over £50,000 are sought for the transaction. All equipment, fittings and the goodwill are included upon purchasing the business. Full training and a handover period will be arranged.

Opportunity to acquire a well established business with excellent growth potential. This business is easily managed and has an enviable reputation for quality and service, making it the perfect prospect.
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