• Founded in 2020, BikeDost is a 360° two-wheeler management and servicing network delivering best-in-class services.
• Business operations are mostly on the B2C franchise model with over 22 franchisees
• BikeDost has partnered with numerous brands to expand its services to Pan-India in the next 2 years
The time-consuming errands on weekends just suck the energy from you more than your routine. This is especially true when it is vehicle servicing time. All that excitement of purchasing a shiny new motorbike fades when we think of routine servicing. To ease this hustle with efficiency, we have a startup that offers services and helps solve major problems of the sector.
Founded in 2020 by Dhaval C Sheth, BikeDost is a tech-enabled network of two-wheeler workshops delivering best-in-class services to customers. A service delivery model where technology enables standardized service experience & 360° two-wheeler management.
Dhaval started his journey after completing mechanical engineering in 2010 with his family business of Hero Motocorp dealership. In 10 years he was associated with 3 start ups and everywhereWith time he understood the loophole of the industry, and decided to develop a service centerfranchisemodel for two-wheelers.
“Indian automotive market has been one of the most neglected and tech deprived segments. Our major competition is with the inertia of the fragmented, unorganized part of this industry which holds 70% of the market share” says Dhaval.
The servicing sector has a major gap between brand service centers and local garages. Where on one end the brand charge a high price, the local service providers lack to gain the trust in terms of genuinity of the services they offer.
Here comes BikeDost, India’s Smartest two-wheeler service brand.
Dhaval explained in the interview that they use technology to achieve higher customer satisfaction rates. He has developed a system where one can get all the services under one roof from a trusted source at economical prices.
|They leverage technology to offer first-in-category initiatives: |
• Complete transparency in our quality & billing
• Estimate confirmation before we start the work.
• Timely updates, reminders & engagement.
• Online billing & payments.
• Complete vehicle lifecycle needs, through a bouquet of services.
• The supply chain of genuine spares.
The whole setup runs on a franchise-based model. Till now BikeDost has over 22franchises across India within 1 year of operations.
Their business model has been termed as one of the best with end-to-end assistance. The franchise is available in 2 model forms namely, Model A ( Prime ) – INR 6 L ( Including GST ), and Model B ( Access ) – INR 5 L ( Including GST ) for 3 years.
BikeDost gives sales and marketing assistance along with customer engagement support. One also gets an Exhaustive kit that includes more than 48 items like Tools & Equipment, Branding Materials, Software assistance, Training, and so on.
The FlyWheel software provides information about all the services at three different cost levels cheap, economic, and brand value. Also, the franchise can maintain their daily logs build profit and loss ledger and staff records using the software system. The best part unravels with no share in profitsand no royalty, rather BikeDost believes in charging a monthly fee of Rs 5000 onlyto assist the franchise develop a holistic bike service eco system and become a one shop stop in his command area.
The whole process to acquire the franchise is divided into 4 steps:
Step 1: Sign-Up
- Submit Application Form
- Pay 1stTranche
Step 2: Letter of Intent
- Site Identification and Agreement
- Pay 2ndTranche
- Issue LoI
Step 3: Site Sitemap
- Full setup including equipment and software
- Manpower Recruitment
- Pre-Launch promotion
- Last Tranche
Step 4: Go-Live
- Team Training
- Inaugration Ceremony
In view of the growing EV sector BikeDost is also setting its operation available for the EV two-wheelers along with charging ports. They also have their own BS6 tool for the entire range of mandatory bs6 ecu fitted bikes.
So now it’s your time to join hands to enter this ever-growing industry and take one of the best decisions of your life.