In May 2009, Choc’s Auto Salvage Centre opened in Bierman Road Vosloorus.
The main focus of the business is genuine used spares part for all motor vehicles.
Owner of the business Mr. J. M. Ngwenya, had done a survey and found that with the current economic climate, the demand for genuine used motor vehicles spares were in demand.
Mr. Ngwenya contacted the insurance companies with the intention to purchase the written off vehicles, this was the first challenge; they were not willing to deal with small business and required a large cash flow and deposit. This challenge only made Mr. Ngwenya more determined, he negotiated a large building on the main intersection of Vosloorus, signed a two year lease and with minimum cash injection purchased his first batch of vehicles.
Today two years later he has a registered Choc’s Auto Salvage Centre, a very lucrative business, a good relationship with the towing companies, insurance bond yards and has all the licenses and documentation in place, is registered with SARS, has BEE Accreditation and has shown enormous growth.
He has also been able to create employment for fourteen permanent and three casual staff.
Currently the main focus being on genuine used spares for vehicles as well as the occasion sale of a second hand or re build vehicle, Operating seven days a week. The business has fully equipped towing vehicles as well as rollbacks, forklift and a business vehicle for collection and delivery of spare and state of the art security camera system and security company, a stock control computer system as well as a full record of vehicles and spares bought and sold, tight control has to be the focus in this field of business, due to motor vehicle theft and registration. A sound relationship with the authorities and licensing department has been established.
All the equipment, tools and business vehicles are fully paid up and a long term lease has just been signed .With this in mind and the success of the business, Mr. Ngwenya has identified certain areas in the business that would improve the growth of the Company as well the creation of numerous jobs and uplift the community in Vosloorus and surrounding areas.
The property has scope for expansion, the structure is up and the three phase power is available.