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Hi all

I think that I might be one of the youngest guys on here so I hope I can contribute to your forum in a meaningful but for now i am just learning from what has been posted on here, its actually more like a library to me, that said i should explain how/what/where and who: it is my hope and dream to be operational by the end of this year, I am operating in Mozambique, Things operate at a different pace here, with their being no really reliable workshops that customers can take their cars to, with no serious professional service/or products(all parts will be imported as the "quality parts" here are fit for the waste bin, in other words typical Africa!!! I am Hoping to change this (being German and full of sh*t when it comes to quality does help sometimes, however it can be a burden swimming upstream all the time!!!).

I enjoy reading the posts on the forum as it is a useful source of information and insight, and hope to be contributing soon.

thanks to all the people that made this forum(library) what it is today!!! it is giving me ideas as-well as valuable insight into what actually is part of owning a auto shop.

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Hi all

I think that I might be one of the youngest guys on here so I hope I can contribute to your forum in a meaningful but for now i am just learning from what has been posted on here, its actually more like a library to me, that said i should explain how/what/where and who: it is my hope and dream to be operational by the end of this year, I am operating in Mozambique, Things operate at a different pace here, with their being no really reliable workshops that customers can take their cars to, with no serious professional service/or products(all parts will be imported as the "quality parts" here are fit for the waste bin, in other words typical Africa!!! I am Hoping to change this (being German and full of sh*t when it comes to quality does help sometimes, however it can be a burden swimming upstream all the time!!!).

I enjoy reading the posts on the forum as it is a useful source of information and insight, and hope to be contributing soon.

thanks to all the people that made this forum(library) what it is today!!! it is giving me ideas as-well as valuable insight into what actually is part of owning a auto shop.

 

Welcome! I am actually looking forward to your views and experiences. Having a business in Africa will no doubt be very interesting for everyone. Please keep us posted and tell us about how life and business is in your part of the world. Having you on board really enhances AutoShopOwner. ASO members are a great group, ask for any help you need. In turn, you will help us by sharing your thoughts, opinions and stories.

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Welcome! I am actually looking forward to your views and experiences. Having a business in Africa will no doubt be very interesting for everyone. Please keep us posted and tell us about how life and business is in your part of the world. Having you on board really enhances AutoShopOwner. ASO members are a great group, ask for any help you need. In turn, you will help us by sharing your thoughts, opinions and stories.

 

 

thanks to everyone for the welcomes,

I hope to be posting some "ways" of doing business in Africa on here soon, as well as some experiences with customers, my techs, other techs, and some others.

all I need do is find some time, its just a bit hectic at the moment...

but once I have a spare moment I will be adding some content.

thanks again

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