SAPRA - South African Petroleum Retailers AssociationAudio version
Posted / Last update: 21-03-2011
The South African Petroleum Retailers Association (SAPRA) represents and promotes the interests of Petroleum Retailers in South Africa.
SAPRA is a constituent association of the Retail Motor Industry Organization (RMI) consisting of members actively involved in the Petroleum Retail Industry in terms of the Constitutions of the RMI and the Motor Industry Bargaining Council (MIBCO).
The vision of SAPRA is to contribute to the growth and profitability of Petroleum Retailers by helping to create a sustainable environment and to make fuel retailing a business of choice for investors and business people.
Objectives of SAPRA:
- Facilitate the growth and profitability of Petroleum Retailers and make fuel retailing a business of choice;
- Support BBBEE and encourage its objectives;
- Ensure ongoing liaison with stakeholders to improve trading conditions;
- Set standards of service and ethical trading conditions;
- Improve the safety and security of retailers;
- Regulate relations between retailers and their employees as well as trade unions;
- Promote, support or oppose any proposal or action affecting members’ interests;
- Engage with and participate in other bodies sharing common interests;
- Disseminate information;
- Establish service level agreements and performance standards for business partners;
- Provide for and manage training through the Merseta SMME training programmes;
- Actively promote a single voice for Petroleum Retailers through the Petroleum Retail Alignment Forum (PRAF).