Mary Bellis, known by some as CalmX, was an experimental artist, film director and producer, video game content creator, and freelance writer for some 18 years. She specialized in writing about inventors and inventions, in particular. The following business plan for the sample business plan for online business Acme Management Technology is an example of what a completed business plan might look like. This example is provided as part of the instructions and detailed descriptions included in the Components of a Business Plan.
This business plan leads the way. It renews our vision and strategic focus: adding value to our target market segments, the small business, and high-end home office users, in our local market. It also provides a step-by-step plan for improving our sales, gross margin, and profitability. This plan includes this summary, and chapters on the company, products and services, market focus, action plans and forecasts, management team, and financial plan. 10 million by the third year. 2 million of service, support, and training by 2019.
Improve inventory turnover to 6 turns next year, 7 in 2017, and 8 in 2018. 2 MissionAMT is built on the assumption that the management of information technology for business is like legal advice, accounting, graphic arts, and other bodies of knowledge, in that it is not inherently a do-it-yourself prospect. Smart business people who aren’t computer hobbyists need to find quality vendors of reliable hardware, software, service, and support. They need to use these quality vendors as they use their other professional service suppliers, as trusted allies. It serves its clients as a trusted ally, providing them with the loyalty of a business partner and the economics of an outside vendor. We make sure that our clients have what they need to run their businesses as well as possible, with maximum efficiency and reliability. Many of our information applications are mission critical, so we assure our clients that we will be there when they need us.
Increase gross margin to more than 25 percent. Increase our non-hardware sales to 20 percent of the total sales by the third year. 7 million per year, declining margins, and market pressure. It has a good reputation, excellent people, and a steady position in the local market, but has been having trouble maintaining healthy financials. 1 Company OwnershipAMT is a privately-held C corporation owned in majority by its founder and president, Ralph Jones.
There are six part owners, including four investors and two past employees. 2 Company HistoryAMT has been caught in the vise grip of margin squeezes that have affected computer resellers worldwide. Although the chart titled Past Financial Performance shows that we have had healthy growth in sales, it also shows declining gross margin and declining profits. The more detailed numbers in Table 2. Inventory turnover is getting steadily worse. All of these concerns are part of the general trend affecting computer resellers. The margin squeeze is happening throughout the computer industry worldwide.