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Autosmart is the UK’s market leading manufacturer and supplier of professional vehicle cleaning products to the trade. Thousands of car dealers, hauliers, valeters, mechanics, bus companies and plant companies all use our products every day. In fact, Autosmart products clean 50% of all new cars sold in the UK and 35% of commercial vehicles.
The South West Essex franchise opportunity is an established and profitable business covering an area along the Thames Estuary from Rayleigh and Westcliff on Sea in the East, through Canvey Island, Stanford-le-Hope and Tilbury and Thurrock in the West. There are around 110 regular repeat customers from road haulage services, car dealerships and recycling businesses, who have been buying Autosmart products for between 5 and 20 years.
The Autosmart franchisee operates from a mobile showroom, laid out inside like a supermarket and sells to a diverse customer base within an exclusive territory. As well as supplying the car, bike, truck and bus sector, they will also supply customers like factories, farms, caravan sites, agricultural companies and even funeral parlours.
10 Reasons to Join Autosmart:
- Profitable business with substantial resale value when you choose to retire
- A bespoke “shop on wheels” – you take the products directly to the customer
- Our exclusive market-leading professional vehicle cleaning products
- Award-winning support & training
- Your own dedicated business coach
- Your own territory with an established customer base
- A low-cost route into owning your own business
- A national accounts team working with you to secure national and key accounts
- Excellent earning potential
- A long-term business partnership
Restocking existing customers will take up around a half of your time each month, giving you lots of time to focus on growing your turnover even further. With over 200 products at your disposal you will be able to meet the cleaning requirements of every company in your territory.
Our franchisees often don't have any sales experience, but they do have determination, a will to win, and plenty of enthusiasm to develop a great business. We have 40 years' experience of turning franchisees who have never sold before into first-class sales people.
Your contribution to the funding of this very well established and profitable business is £26,500, however, there are different routes into the business depending on what capital you have available. We will then assist you in raising a business over-draft facility with your preferred choice of bank.
Autosmart is also an award-winning franchise, having won the British Franchise Association's "Franchisor of the Year" award three times, most recently in 2014.
Territory covering an area along the Thames Estuary from Rayleigh and Westcliff on Sea in the East, through Canvey Island, Stanford-le-Hope and Tilbury and Thurrock in the West.
Small unit and mobile showroom.
around office hours.
It’s really important to us that you get off to a great start. A 5 day induction course at our head office will give you basic product and sales skills, as well as an insight into our marketplace. But to really give your business a kick-start, we allocate you a Regional Business Manager (RBM) who is a sales coach and trusted business advisor and will provide you with tailor-made field support.
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