CITGO promotes the placement of its Lube facilities on existing C-store and car wash properties to maximize cross-marketing potential and revenue-sharing benefits.
Its program offers the independent owner a franchise-like operation without the associated franchise costs.
The one bay center provides a quick, low-cost entry into Oil Can Henry's proven system.
It fits on a plot of land the size of six parking spaces, making it an ideal addition to an existing car wash location. Web site: The 76 Express Lube program offers operators several branding options, from a fully-branded lube center to a supply only with point-of-purchase and advertising.
Also, 76 offers a broad range of products and support capabilities to help new as well as experienced lube shop operators.
Contact Operators seeking more information can call toll-free to speak John Brant your 76 Express Lube representative at (800) 766-1020, ext. Shell Rapid Lube offers qualified car wash operators a competitive fast lube program supported by one of the most recognized brands in the world - Shell.Advantages/Features Shell Rapid Lube retailers operate independently while enjoying identification with Shell.Operating expenses are minimized with no franchise fees, no royalty fees, and no advertising fees.Recommended Facility Structures Standard four bay, double stack (four lube bays and four service bays) with options to increase.Operator Support o Advertising and marketing support, signage and promotional items, demographic analysis, market feasibility studies, turn-key construction, building plans, engineering, equipment, special negotiations on national accounts and equipment, financing programs and training programs are available.A qualified CITGO Lube facility must have pits, drive-through bays, and bulk storage and dispensing capabilities.Operator Support CITGO offers full support from site selection to construction to business-building tools during actual facility operation. E-mail: The very first Kwik Kar was built by Kwik Industries in Denton, Texas in 1985.Areas of assistance include: labor planning and control, customer service training, promotional planning, advertising, product/service presentation, store merchandising, profit and loss (P&L) planning, information management (computerization), mortgage based financing, market research, and building plans. The CITGO Lube program has grown to include more than 400 independently owned and operated facilities today.In addition, Valvoline provides ongoing promotional opportunities and marketing materials designed to increase car count, customer loyalty, and sales. Additionally, CITGO features SUPERGUARD(r) motor oils and other quality CITGO automotive lubricants in over 700 fast lubes, car dealerships and installed outlets supported through its nationwide system of branded, contract lubricant marketers.Advantages/Features CITGO offers a site selection and development system, flexible branding and signage options, marketing/advertising/promotional tools, proprietary credit card program, used oil recycling program, SUPERGARD Lifetime Engine Warranty program, and a supply relationship through CITGO's branded, contract lubricant marketer network.It also offers a complete private label filter program.