1. The first stage to be aware of is LOCATION, MARKET & COMPETITORS.
In general, the location to open any type of business is very important and must be considered, as well as efforts to open a bike shop.
Good location typically within the range of market areas (approximately 1km radius) there are a lot of motorcycles, such as human settlements, housing, offices, factories, centers, etc..
After determining the location, we can choose a target market / prospective customers, motorcycle repair can be divided into 3 types, namely:
Tune up workshop
To officially open the workshop, more information can contact the service center office desired brand, will normally be required under certain conditions depending on the company’s licensors.
Public workshops target market is users motors, which in the need to service standards, replacement of spare parts and minor repairs.
Tune up workshop, this workshop specialists change the motor becomes a standard, regular meet customer demand to change the speed / acceleration of the motor, has a more narrow target market, to market this exceptional location to determine, because the regular customers come from word of mouth.
In addition to the above, to consider also about competition, the competitors or existing garage in the vicinity of investors plan to open the shop. So investors should have the vision and mission to snatch customers to competitors.
2. The second stage is to be prepared to open the garage business is and MANAGEMENT WORKSHOP TECHNICIAN.
After looking at the first stage above, investors should determine the quality of the technicians, because it is like a restaurant, a technician is a chef, so the quality of the technicians will also be able to determine the future garage business.
Management workshop in a broad sense is determining customer service and convenience, neatness workshop, workshop administration, etc..
This needs to be prepared, especially for the financial administration of the garage, which is about determining the cost of services to be charged to the customer, the estimated income goals, payroll systems, and so on.
So that budgets and targets investments / capital return time can be calculated.
3. The third stage is to determine TOOLS & EQUIPMENT WORK.
This stage is most often discussed and questioned, but by otomotiftools.com it made the most final stage, due to an investment, the most important are the first and second stage.
Given the choice, many types, brands and quality equipment is recommended for beginner investors who will make the effort to choose equipment repair shop basic / standard first.
Where the investment is considered successful in the future, adding new / replacement equipment already owned. So it can save the budgets for equipment repair shop.
Thus guide efforts to open a bike shop for a beginner, please be advised if there is still a shortage, may be useful.