SABOA - Southern African Bus Operators Association     Design
The Voice of the Bus Industry
SABOA - Southern African Bus Operators Association

MEMBERSHIP PROFILE

The following table sets out the membership profile of the Association:

Category

Number of Members:

Year 1996

Number of Members:

Current
Principal members  1-30 buses  30+ buses
95 (74.8%) 32 (25.2%)
850 (96%) 38 (4%)
International members Mauritius
-
1
Affiliated Associations PTA Zimbabwe
-
160
Supplier Members
37
58
 Total
174
1107
This table also shows the significant transformation the Association has undergone in terms of membership, becoming the representative and transformed association of established and SMME operators. Today, SMME operators represent more than 95 per cent of the operating companies that are members of the Association. Currently SABOA represents approximately 70 per cent of the buses used for public transport. SABOA is registered as a Section 21 company (not for gain in terms of the Companies Act) and represents the interests of members rendering the following types of services: Commuter services Contract services Scholar transport services Charter transport services Tourist transport services Long-distance transport services International cross-border transport services and Scheduled coach services The Coach Operators Association of Southern Africa (COASA), previously under the management of SABOA since its inception in 1995, amalgamated with SABOA in 2006 and is now managed on a sub-committee basis within SABOA.

MEMBERSHIP Benefits

 SABOA - Southern African Bus Operators Association     Design

MEMBERSHIP PROFILE

SABOA - Southern African Bus Operators Association
The Voice of the Bus Industry

The following table sets out the membership profile of the

Association:

Category

Number of

Members:

Year 1996

Number of

Members:

Current
Principal members  1-30 buses  30+ buses
95 (74.8%) 32 (25.2%)
850 (96%) 38 (4%)
International members Mauritius
-
1
Affiliated Associations PTA Zimbabwe
-
160
Supplier Members
37
58
 Total
174
1107
This table also shows the significant transformation the Association has undergone in terms of membership, becoming the representative and transformed association of established and SMME operators. Today, SMME operators represent more than 95 per cent of the operating companies that are members of the Association. Currently SABOA represents approximately 70 per cent of the buses used for public transport. SABOA is registered as a Section 21 company (not for gain in terms of the Companies Act) and represents the interests of members rendering the following types of services: Commuter services Contract services Scholar transport services Charter transport services Tourist transport services Long-distance transport services International cross-border transport services and Scheduled coach services The Coach Operators Association of Southern Africa (COASA), previously under the management of SABOA since its inception in 1995, amalgamated with SABOA in 2006 and is now managed on a sub-committee basis within SABOA.