Quaestor Services is in the process of being formed as a sole proprietorship owned and operated by Sheila Claflin. This plan is written as a guide for financing, start-up and management of this new business and will also serve as the basis for measurement. The following is a summary of the main points of this plan.
- The objectives of Quaestor are to generate a profit, grow at a challenging and manageable rate, and to be a good citizen in the community.
- The mission of Quaestor is to provide products and services with high quality, protection and value pricing.
- The keys to success for Quaestor are variety of business services and products, personal contact, timely and accurate service, development of one-to-one relationships, and a reputation of honesty and integrity.
- The primary products offered will be from Whelnoan Insurance Company, and the added value to small businesses will be the accounting and financial services offered.
- The local market for this business is wide open. Whelnoan Insurance Company has captured 23% of the market share and is considered the second largest insurance company in Plainstate.
- In the first year of operation, a customer base is being established. Over 85% of the new and established insurance business will renew each year creating compounding growth in sales of over 200% with limited increase in operational expense.
In conclusion, as shown in the highlights chart below, this plan projects rapid growth over the next three years with a profit forecasted in the second year of operation and continuing into future years of operation. Implementing this plan, will ensure that Quaestor Services becomes a profitable venture.
The main objectives of Quaestor Services are:
- Profit - to create enough prosperity for the owner and employees to have a secure and comfortable lifestyle.
- Growth - to grow the business at a rate that is both challenging and manageable.
- Citizenship - to be a social asset to the community and contribute to others who are less fortunate.
Quaestor Services is dedicated to providing insurance products and business services that provide high quality, protection, and value pricing. We wish to establish a successful partnership with our clients that respects their interests and goals.
Success will be measured by our clients choosing us because of their belief in our ability to meet or exceed their expectations of price, service, and expertise.
1.3 Keys to Success
The keys to the success for Quaestor Services are:
- A wide variety of business services and insurance products that are affordable, available and understandable.
- Personal contact and service that meets or exceeds the expectations of our clients.
- Services and products that are delivered with accuracy and timeliness.
- Relationships with our clients that fosters renewal business.
- A reputation in the community for it's honesty and integrity.