Business in Kokstad

Kwazulu Natal > Kokstad > Kokstad > #1220895
The Largest Provider Of Structural And Pallet Timber Into The Eastern Kzn And Eastern Cape Region.

The sawmill was founded in 1991. After 27 years of trading it has established a formative goodwill with it’s :

- Clients;

- Employees, and

- Suppliers.

All three have core elements of established bonds which have existed over long years and have developed a formative bio economic model in the area of Franklin.

The business of Franklin Sawmill consists of:

- A saw mill operation producing pallet

material and wet off saw structural


- Inbound and outbound logistics

including the associated fleet of


- Manufacture of timber products, mainly

for use in the building of houses and

industrial use such as pallets;

- All associated plant and equipment;

- On-site maintenance workshop and

extensive spares shop;

- A directly employed labour force of

over 240 employees;

- An indirect labour force of 350 –

employed by contractors who fell the


The sale consists of the following:

- Moveable assets of Franklin Farming CC

trading as Franklin Saw Mill,


Working capital at date of sale R17,500,000-00

- Franklin farm measuring 7,9404 hectares


- Timber farm measuring 568,4736

hectares - this is a 300 hectare

permitted timber farm.


Total R44,000,000-00

These amounts are Exclusive of VAT.

The Saw Mill figures allow for a projected healthy rate of return of 21%.

Call for a viewing and possibility to develop this enormous opportunity.

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property listed on 23 Nov 2018