Becoming a fuel retailer in South Africa is a challenging endeavour. There are many aspects to the industry, and many of these aspects pertain to sometimes-confusing legal requirements. A business owner who has just entered the South African fuel retail industry is sure to be bombarded with loads of industry terminology that may at first be hard to understand.
Then there’s the daily running of your fuel station. Staff issues can bring your business to a halt and supply problems have caused multiple shutdowns in the country. So who do fuel retailers turn to?
In addition, SAPRA assists with the day-to-day events that affect South African fuel retailers. These include aspects such as: