Are you about writing a pest control business plan? If YES, here is a sample SWOT analysis for a pest control company to help you form a competitive strategy.

Pest Control Business Plan – Economic Analysis

The pest control services business has been in existence from time immemorial and it is indeed a competitive business; as a matter of fact, you will come across several pest control services companies when you go out there sourcing for their services. For you to map out your economic analysis, you must carry out thorough market survey of the cost required to run the business, buy chemicals and also handle logistics.

Over and above, if you are considering starting a pest control services company, then your concern should not be limited to the cost of registering the business and purchasing the needed chemicals, but also on branding and on how to build a robust clientele base. The truth is that if you are able to build a robust clientele base and have a good business network, then you are going to maximize profit in the business.

A Sample Pest Control Business Plan SWOT Analysis

Pest control services business is one of the many businesses that can easily generate sales with little stress as long as they are well positioned and equipped to carry out their services. We are building a standard pest control services business with variety of services which is why we have decided to subject our business idea (company) to SWOT Analysis.

Ordinarily we can successfully run a normal pest control services business without the stress of going through the required protocol of setting up a new business including writing a detailed business plan, but because of the nature of the kind of pest control services business we want to establish, we don’t have any option other than to follow due process.

We hired the services of Mr. Coleman Carrington, an HR and Business consultant with bias in startups to help us conduct SWOT analysis for our company and he did a pretty job for us. Here is a preview of the result we got from the SWOT analysis that was conducted on behalf of Uncle Joe Pest Control Services, LCC, Dallas – Texas;

  • Strength:

Uncle Joe Pest Control Services, LCC is centrally located in a densely populated industrial and residential estate in Dallas – Texas; our location is in fact one of our major strength. We have a well – equipped state of the art pest control equipment and tools and we are also one of the very few pest control services companies in the whole of Dallas – Texas that offers a wide range of services for both households and corporate clients.

Another strength that counts for us is the power of our team; our workforce and management. We have a team that are considered experts in the pest control services industry, a team of hardworking and dedicated individuals.

  • Weakness:

Uncle Joe Pest Control Services, LCC is a new business which is owned by an individual (family), and we may not have the financial muscle to sustain the kind of publicity we want to give our business. As a new business, we are also quite aware that it will take time for us to build trust with our clients and win corporate clients who are usually heavy spenders.

  • Opportunities:

We are centrally located in one of the busiest area in Dallas – Texas and we are open to all the available opportunities that the city has to offer. Our business concept also positioned us to be a one stop shop in the pest control and building maintenance line of business.

The truth is that there are no standard and well – equipped pest control services business within the area where ours is going to be located; the closest pest control Services Company to our proposed location is about 6 miles away. In a nutshell, we do not have any direct competition within our target market area.

  • Threat:

Some of the threats that are likely going to confront Uncle Joe Pest Control Services, LCC is unfavorable government policies, seasonal fluctuations, demographic / social factors, downturn in the economy which is likely going to affect consumers spending and of course emergence of new competitors within the same location where ours is located.

Ajaero Tony Martins