Gas Station Equipment & Supplying Business

It is a fact that gas station equipment is very vital to today’s society. Without them, there’s no way a person can purchase gas to keep his car going.

Find out how you can take advantage of that need and demand by starting gas station equipment and supplying business.

Gas stations are important parts of our society. It is them that make us available the gas that we need in order to make it possible for us to travel around. Without gas stations, there is no way that we can use our cars everyday. We’ll go back to the caveman days and walk around on foot, or at least the days of the Middle Ages where people traveled on foot and horse carriages. Now that isn’t such a good idea, is it?

In order to keep a gas station going, they need services as well. And these services are gas station equipment suppliers. These are people in charge of continually supplying gas stations with the things that they need in order to keep operating. This is a good business opportunity, since these businesses deal in big amounts that can certainly give you a good income. There’s also good demand for it as well.

Now, what does one need in order to start supplying gas station equipment?

Transport Equipment

That’s the first thing you will need. There is no way that you would be able to go on a business supplying equipment to gas stations without a truck to load them on. You would need to have at least two trucks, so that you can service more gas stations faster when the need arises.

Gas Station Equipment

You would also need to have a steady supply of actual gas station equipment, since your business would be in charge of replenishing the gas station’s supply of this equipment. You would also need to perform maintenance work on gas stations from time to time. Typical gas station equipment would include:

  • Leak detection
  • Tank monitor systems
  • Gas tanks
  • Manhole covers
  • Underground piping
  • Hoses
  • Filters
  • Hoists

Office and Storage Space

Obviously, these are supplies that cannot be stored at your home or your basement. You would to lease some space that can serve as your supply storage, as well as your base of operations. Having an office space also gives your business the professional look that it needs in order to attract its customers’ attention. Being professional, after all, matters when it comes to business.

Office Equipment

Since you’ll be maintaining an office, you would of course need to have the necessary equipment like filing cabinets, tables, computers, and a telephone line with which you can receive calls from your clients. You’d also need a waiting area where your visitors can wait for their turn to be entertained by your staff. You’d want to stuff the waiting area with magazines and newspapers so they can read them while killing time waiting for their number or name to be called to the office area.
 

4 Comments

  • sajjad said on February 12, 2010
    i want to start oil field equipments sale in islamabad pakistan, kindly send me ideas about it. thanks
  • sahil kapur said on August 24, 2013
    I want to start gas station equipments in India, New Delhi.
  • Leo kay said on November 4, 2013
    I need information on gas station equipment & repair, ideas and training in San Antonio, tx- USA
  • Gopolang Ocwelwang said on February 28, 2017
    hello guys, i need assistance with business plan i want to start a gas station of SHELL Garage South Africa, Northern cape. your assistance will be much appreciated.

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