You will need
  • - business plan;
  • license;
  • premises;
  • equipment;
  • - insurance.
Start by finding a proper place for the gas station. Consider the existing and the station ready for rent or consider new construction. The area with high road traffic. Contact local realtors for buying or contact the announcement of the sale of filling stations in the newspaper.
Talk with Bank staff and lenders to obtain financing and start-up capital for your new business. Also, consider cooperation with large investors.
Develop appropriate business plan to launch new stations. Analyze cash costs, the supply of fuel, management of employees. Talk to a representative of the gas company, the product which you want to present at the new stations. Discuss qualification criteria and sign a contract after discussing all legal aspects of your relationship.
Contact your local municipality and install modern equipment in the form of gas cylinders double-wall fiberglass for added security. Register a new filling station at the local branch of the emergencies Ministry.
Connect such additional services to your filling station shop, car wash and inflating tires. Also, don't forget about the daily delivery of products to your store. This will help to attract new customers.
Make a request for obtaining licenses and permissions, if you wish to sell alcoholic beverages, cigarettes and tobacco at the gas station. For more information you can obtain in the local government bodies that are engaged in commercial activities.
Think about effective marketing methods to open a gas station. Decorate the station with colorful banners, inviting possible clients. Distribute flyers in the surrounding neighborhoods, will announce the Grand opening of new filling stations.