How To Become A Dealer
When looking for suitable dealers, we take a number of criteria into consideration. Please ensure that you have
familiarised yourself with the following before completing the dealership application form:
- Your premises should be situated next to a main road or in an area where you know you will attract people.
- On these premises, we would like you to have an office and a workshop and/or shed to be able to have the machinery
under a roof.
- Security should be in place.
- You should have sufficient insurance to cover you in case of theft, fire, etc.
- You should have a sales person who can actively market the products we are offering.
- You should have a mechanic with enough skills to carry out services on machinery, as well as the
ability to repair a machine in case of a breakdown, etc.
- You need to have internet access, and an e-mail address to be able to log warranty claims, stock reports, etc.
on the dealer network.
- Your mechanic needs to be trained on the different products for at least one day.
- Your company needs to be registered for VAT.
- You need to buy stock for the amount of ± R 300 000. This will be either 3 small or 2 larger machines,
or a combination thereof. If you can purchase more stock, it will be even better, as it will give you better
sales power. Stock needs to be paid for prior to delivery. Delivery costs to the dealer is additional.
Up to 5 machines can be loaded on an interlink load, depending on their individual sizes. It can be arranged either by the dealer or by us.
The cost for delivery should be added to the sales price.
- A floor plan to give you extended time to pay, can be arranged with banks such as Wesbank, Absa, Stannic, etc.
We undertake to do the following:
- Supply the dealer with pamphlets of all machinery.
- Offer the dealer a better discount on machinery on the normal list price for advance payments.
- Include the dealer's name and contact details in our national advertising campaign.
- Refer enquiries to the dealer if the enquiry is from his region.
- Offer spares backup and prompt delivery of spares in case of warranty claims, etc.
- Keep stock of models that are popular, and keep you informed on availability of models.
The dealer should:
- carry the costs of deliveries (can be charged to customers).
- provide 2 free services to the customer (labour only). The customer pays for spares.
- provide free labour in case of warranty claims, where repairs should be done.
- build up a stock of fast moving parts, such as filters, etc.
- ensure that machinery in stock is always clean and neat.
- do at least 3 sales on different models per month.
How To Apply
If you comply with these criteria and would like to apply for a Tijbros dealership, please complete
the Online Dealer Application Form and submit it to us. If you have qualified, we will contact
you to inform you about the next step.