Franchise Focus – TALISMAN Hire Umhlali (Ballito)

11 October 2016

The TALISMAN Hire Ballito franchise was started by Andrew Cox and Kevin Mackridge. What makes our franchise unique is that our team manages the store themselves. Some of our most notable achievements include winning the Franchisee of the Year award in both 2007 and 2011 as well as introducing the Flextool Portavibe to the SA market.

How and when did you become a TALISMAN?
April 2005, we (Andrew Cox and Kevin Mackridge) were both working at Hilti when the opportunity arose.

What makes your franchise unique?
Our team that manages the store! They are fully committed to the job at hand, providing the best service possible to our customers.

Tell us something interesting about your franchise.

We won the Franchisee of the Year award in both 2007 and 2011.
We also introduced the Flextool Portavibe to the SA market!

Who to speak to:

Brett Moran, Store Manager

Which industry or area is typical to Ballito?

Small town, residential area.

Which equipment is the most popular in your store?
Generators, breakers, conveyors & compaction equipment.

Name 2-3 types of equipment unique to your franchise:
Portavibe, 1 & 2 Ton Ride-on Rollers (Contractors love these) and our Diamond Coring Division.

We also have a large fleet of conveyors due to steep elevations on site.

What is happening in your area? Any new developments?

Huge estate developments. The North Coast is still the fastest growing area in South Africa!

Where to find TALISMAN Hire Ballito:
1 Old Salt Rock Road, Umhlali, Dolphin Coast or find out more here: TALISMAN Hire Ballito

Contact details:

Tel: 032 946 0646


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