Only few stages remain to own your own ACDC Express Franchise


The franchisee selection process is detailed and thorough simply because we want to ensure that we have recruited the right personality to join our franchisee network and also to help us grow the ACDC Express brand successfully. The Stages to own your own franchise is as follows:

  1. Enquire on either the ACDC Express Website or contact 010 202 3360 to speak to a Franchise Developer.
  2. Once Enquiry has been received a Franchise Developer will contact you directly and confirm your contact details.
  3. You will then receive the ACDC Express Prospectus and application form via email.
  4. Once completed application form has been emailed through to respective Franchise Developer. Franchise Developer will send through a non-disclosure agreement to be signed.
  5. Obtain completed NDA (non-disclosure agreement). Franchise Developer in due diligence will send through the ACDC Express On-line Questionnaire to be completed and submitted.
  6. Once On-line questionnaire is completed Franchise Developer will send through a Business Plan Guideline for applicant/s to compile a business plan on their areas of interest.
  7. Receive completed business plan from respective applicant/s for review by Senior Management.
  8. Once Senior Management has approved Business Plan; applicant’s will receive a commitment undertaking fee. This forms part of the Franchise Fee to be used for the following:
  • Psychometric Assessment to be done (On-line)
  • Credit Check to be done
  • Site viewings on proposed site’s
  • Orientation Day @ Head Office
  • 5 years estimated cash flow projection for your business
  • Marketing plan on area of interest
  • Draft Franchise and Supply Agreements are sent through
  • Disclosure Document is sent through
  1. Once site and applicants have been approved by Head Office along with required funding secured. Signing of agreements will take place.
  2. Finally, applicants are handed over to the ACDC Express Operation’s team to assist with shop set up.



  Large Store 500-700
– Montana
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– Kroonstad




  Mini Store 200-300
– Messina/Louis Trichardt
– Ellisras



Free State

  Mini Store 200-300
– Welkom
– Bloemfontein




  Mini Store 200-300
– Potchefstroom
– Vryburg




  Large Store 500-700
– Port Shepstone
– Pinetown



  Large Store 500-700
– Cape Town
– Tokai
– Malmesbury
– Paarden Eiland
– Montage Garden
  Large Store 500-700
– Parkland
– Stellenbosch
– Hermanus



  Mini Store 200-300
– Upington/Kathu



  Mini Store 200-300
– Piet Retief



  Large Store 500-700
– East London


  Mini Store 200-300
– Umtata
– Port Alfred
– George
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