These training sessions are scheduled on the master calendar. Fifth, after the proofing and correction stage, the job should go to layout, where logos and art work are added, an original is made, and a plate is prepared for printing. Seventh, the job is printed and then goes to the bindery for any bindery work needed i.
Advertising and Sales Incentives We will develop a series of radio commercials that will be effective in exposing both companies to our market areas.
Sixth, the plate is taken to a pressman. Target percentages for the line items that will be monitored for containment are: Therefore, this job requires knowledge of operational procedures, people skills, and a very broad knowledge of shop equipment maintenance.
One of our aims, in hopes of satisfying our customers, is to demonstrate alternative ways to do their printing. If the marketing goals, as outlined above, are not within 25 percent of projection by February 1,then the following strategy will be implemented immediately: A 25 percent increase in radio advertising will be initiated.
See Supplemental Documents section for information about the company calendar. Fourth, every time typesetting is done for a customer, the customer must see a proof before printing is done. If the marketing goals are still not met by July 1, then a marketing consultant with proven experience in the printing industry will be hired to implement a successful strategy.
By readjusting production and work schedules, we are certain that the volume of business should noticeably increase for both companies.
Further duties and responsibilities are: Questions or problems should be directed to the person who took the order. The employee taking the order should get as much information from the customer as possible filling out the job worksheet should be sufficient.
Also, it is the responsibility of the bookkeeper to make sure that all customers are invoiced weekly and that statements are in the mail at the proper time. Again, the pressman should not assume anything.
A customer who is proofing the typesetting that we have done should be encouraged to check spelling, phone numbers, etc. Management of each department supervisor Ordering supplies and all paper stock Overseeing the completion of jobs and ensuring quality control Maintaining schedules Cost controlling and waste management which requires shop personnel to use stock that is cut and left from previous jobs, instead of cutting down new stock Responsible for monitoring job flow and ensuring that each order is on schedule Taking job orders, answering the phone if the front office needs help, and waiting on customers A listing of all management goals that have been derived as a result of this plan are listed in the Supplemental Documents section.
First, the customer places the order. When all bindery work is done and the job is complete, it should either be delivered or taken to the front office for pick-up. This should, in many cases, save them time and money. Outside Sales Outside sales has been a weak area.
A conference will be held with our accountant and banker. We plan to have periodic promotions offering discounts or specials on various printing items i. We will be able to determine what means of advertising will be most effective for our companies by utilizing these promotions at different intervals on various types of media.
A sample survey has been provided in the Supplemental Documents section. We will emphasize our perceived competitive advantage of service, quality, and price, to penetrate the market.
Third, the typesetter should typeset any required copy as specified by the customer. Additional emphasis will be placed on outside sales by doubling our sales efforts.
Surveys We will survey present customers and potential customers in an effort to find the weak and strong areas of our products and services. Our operations consist of the following procedures: Any time an invoice can be delivered with the job, it should be, as this will eliminate unnecessary postage and work load in the front office.
When the previous months financial statements are received, these procedures will be reevaluated and appropriate changes will be made. The work schedules should ensure that these dates are met.Page 1 of 31 Business Plan for a Startup Business The business plan consists of a narrative and several financial worksheets.
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