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The simple and cost effective solution to airline excess baggage charges - we will collect and deliver door-to-door any size of bag, parcel, exhibition stand, suitcase, bridal gown, sports gear, bikes, and anything else you can think of!

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Fyb short presentation launch event rev4

  1. 1. Follow Your Bag A trading division of Speedlink Group- a capable and experienced company with a proven track record of success
  2. 2. Speedlink Group - Client Value Proposition Door to Door Delivery - Anywhere in the World! Working in Partnership with Clients http://www.speedlink.ie
  3. 3. Introduction to Speedlink Group <ul><li>All Ireland Group </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Offices & Facilities in Dublin and Belfast </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Hub in Amsterdam </li></ul><ul><li>Provision of International Courier Services </li></ul><ul><ul><li>24/7 and 365 days per year </li></ul></ul><ul><li>20 years trading </li></ul><ul><li>Known Agent Status – We are well known & respected in the industry </li></ul>
  4. 4. Services Portfolio <ul><li>A Range of Customised and Tailored Business Solutions: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Door to Door Services </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Timed Deliveries </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Time Critical Shipments </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>AOG (Aircraft on Ground – very urgent parts) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>On-board Couriers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Next Flight out Service </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Local Deliveries All-Ireland and next day UK </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Euro Road Service (new) </li></ul></ul>
  5. 5. Service Benefits <ul><li>Operated in a Flexible and Responsive manner </li></ul><ul><li>Competitive Rates </li></ul><ul><li>Highly Efficient </li></ul><ul><li>‘ Around-the-Clock’ Dedicated Customer Service </li></ul><ul><li>Quick to adopt new technologies </li></ul><ul><li>World-wide network of dedicated local agents </li></ul>
  6. 6. IS/IT/Web Support <ul><li>Web http://www.speedlink.ie </li></ul><ul><li>Full web based MIS system </li></ul><ul><li>On-line booking system </li></ul><ul><li>Full Track and Trace </li></ul><ul><li>On-line Customs Clearance & Administration </li></ul><ul><li>Fully computerised warehouse/storage management system </li></ul><ul><li>Full range of MIS reports to enhance decision making, increase efficiency & inform the customer </li></ul>
  7. 7. Introducing Follow Your Bag Take the pain, hassle and expense of taking your bag with you when going on international travel - we can pick it up and deliver it door to door for you. Ideal for business & sports, and a nice treat for personal travelling!
  8. 8. Proof of Concept & Operations <ul><li>Pilot from October 2010 to February 2011 </li></ul><ul><li>Findings proved the concept </li></ul><ul><li>Refined the Customer Value Proposition </li></ul><ul><li>IS/IT & Web Systems & Processes put into place </li></ul><ul><li>Operational capability confirmed </li></ul><ul><li>How do we do it? – we have a world-wide network of dedicated local agents with intimate local knowledge </li></ul>
  9. 9. Houston - we have a problem! <ul><li>We all know the pain and hassle with flying when it comes to luggage. </li></ul><ul><li>Carrying heavy bags from home to the airport, </li></ul><ul><ul><li>getting through security </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>checking in with concerns about weight and excess baggage charges. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>If you’re over the weight allowance </li></ul><ul><ul><li>many airlines seem to have different rules </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>weight allowances are constantly reducing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>carrying more than one bag </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>It gets very expensive, very quickly . </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Regular travellers feel this pain even more </li></ul>
  10. 10. We have a solution! <ul><li>We can collect your bag(s) before you depart, then you can enjoy the airline flight walk on style </li></ul><ul><li>It’ll be faster, easier, more convenient </li></ul><ul><li>Remember, it’s not just the flight, we collect and deliver your bag(s) door to door </li></ul><ul><li>Making your whole journey much easier </li></ul><ul><li>Allowing you to relax a little more, airline flying is tiring & trying at the best of times. </li></ul><ul><li>And it’ll most likely save you money as well! </li></ul>
  11. 11. Can we save you money as well? Ryanair – what it could cost you as at 28 February 2011
  12. 12. Who Uses follow your bag? <ul><li>Absolutely anyone. </li></ul><ul><li>Business people who travel regularly use it to make life easier. </li></ul><ul><li>Sports people with kit to carry  </li></ul><ul><li>Holiday people looking to be stress-fee </li></ul><ul><li>Working or Studying abroad </li></ul><ul><li>Brides for that Special Day! </li></ul><ul><li>People travelling alone, find travelling stressful or have difficulty carrying bags, after all 25kgs/55 lbs is quite a lot of weight </li></ul>
  13. 13. Business People <ul><li>Items to bring home? Take to the client? Samples/materials/leaflets etc? - This is perfect for that extra bag; we'll collect it and deliver it home or office for you! </li></ul><ul><li>You’ll be able to go straight to work/appointments; bags will go to you hotel/convention centre; in fact anywhere you send them e.g. 1 bag to hotel and 1 bag to convention centre if you wish. </li></ul><ul><li>Display equipment, pop ups, stands, exhibition materials etc </li></ul><ul><li>We can even put up and take down your displays </li></ul>
  14. 14. Sports People <ul><li>Many sports people have kit and/or equipment: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Golf bags, Bikes, Cricket gear, Ski equipment, Surf boards, Hockey and Ice Hockey gear, Athletics (particularly field events) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Kit & Equipment is expensive and valuable and hard to replace if lost or damaged </li></ul><ul><li>E.g. we’ve been contracted to take an expensive off-track racing bike to Brazil and 7 bikes for the Tour de France for Jim Stokes </li></ul>
  15. 15. Holiday People <ul><li>Families going on holiday use it to allow them time to look after the children and enjoy the travel experience better.   </li></ul><ul><li>People going on that special holiday, maybe a cruise, or some far away exotic destination use it for that special treat. </li></ul><ul><li>People travelling alone, senior people, or if find travelling stressful or have difficulty carrying bags, after all 25kgs/55 lbs is quite a lot of weight </li></ul><ul><li>We took a Canadian airline pilot golf bag home to Toronto </li></ul>
  16. 16. Cruise People <ul><li>Deliver & collect from Port-side </li></ul><ul><li>Coordinate with cruise docking/departure times </li></ul><ul><li>Cruise companies offer (at best) only limited service to Irish customers </li></ul><ul><li>We’ve been contracted to collect from Venice and deliver to South Yorkshire and Australia </li></ul>
  17. 17. Brides & Bridal Parties <ul><li>Marrying abroad or coming home to NI/Ireland to marry </li></ul><ul><li>Bridal gowns are nearly always unique, valuable, expensive, irreplaceable </li></ul><ul><li>Cannot be lost, has to be delivered on time </li></ul><ul><li>A special gift for your honeymoon couple – purchase a follow your bag voucher to have their bags shipped from their wedding to their honeymoon hotel! </li></ul>
  18. 18. How it works…. <ul><li>Via web site </li></ul><ul><li>www.followyourbag.com </li></ul><ul><li>Everything completed online </li></ul><ul><li>Secure credit card transactions </li></ul><ul><li>Order/Receipts sent automatically </li></ul><ul><li>Via telephone </li></ul><ul><li>Lo-call: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>0845 304 5531 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Open 24-7 </li></ul><ul><li>Place orders on phone </li></ul><ul><li>Credit card transactions taken </li></ul><ul><li>Ideal for cruise line bookings and groups </li></ul>
  19. 19. Deals for Groups… <ul><li>We do special deals for: - </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Small groups, from 4 upwards </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sportspeople, e.g. golfing groups, skiing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Family arrangements </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cruise liners </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Special exotic or far away places </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Baggage that is ‘out of gauge’ meaning, bags that are heavier/larger than the guidelines </li></ul></ul>
  20. 20. Channel Partners <ul><li>We are seeking ‘Channel Partners’ – people/companies who would like to offer our services to their clients & customers </li></ul><ul><li>Suitable when our offer compliments their services </li></ul><ul><li>E.g. Hotels, Travel Agents, Cruise Lines, Membership Organisations, </li></ul><ul><li>Commission, no set-up costs, joint promotions & offers, </li></ul>
  21. 21. Travel Agents <ul><li>Go on – add this bespoke service to your holiday deals and make your customers’ next holiday that much easier! </li></ul><ul><li>Make life easier for customers </li></ul><ul><li>Reduce hassle for customers </li></ul><ul><li>Add a quality service at no extra cost for your company </li></ul><ul><li>You can sell our service at the same time you sell your holiday so little/no extra work is required </li></ul>
  22. 22. Hotels <ul><li>Make life easier for guests </li></ul><ul><li>Reduce hassle for hotel staff </li></ul><ul><li>Add a quality service at no extra cost for the hotel </li></ul><ul><li>Solve last minute customer baggage problems easily & promptly </li></ul><ul><li>e.g. guests buying goods and have a second bag to take home resulting in excess baggage costs </li></ul>
  23. 23. Follow Your Bag is Tax Efficient! <ul><li>For EU travel, the VAT @ (soon to be) 20% is fully reclaimable. </li></ul><ul><li>The total expense is tax deductible – this means a saving of £21 in every £100. </li></ul><ul><li>Example: - </li></ul><ul><ul><li>1 x 25 kg travelling within in Western Europe will cost net £78 (door to door) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>1 x 25 kg bag travelling to New York State will cost net £86 (door to door) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Why give this money, and more, to airlines for baggage fees? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Spend it with us and we’ll give you a fantastic value for money service that’ll make your life a lot easier! </li></ul></ul>
  24. 24. Joint Marketing <ul><li>Exchange of hyperlinks and webs links </li></ul><ul><li>We promote your services to our network, and you promote our services to your network </li></ul><ul><li>Support with Facebook, Twitter, Blogs etc </li></ul><ul><li>Custom offers & promotions </li></ul><ul><li>Reciprocal marketing </li></ul>
  25. 25. No pain! No hassle! No lost bags! <ul><li>This service used to be expensive and only affordable by royalty and the wealthy – now Follow Your Bag enables ordinary people to regularly use this service! </li></ul><ul><li>Is particularly beneficial when you are having to pay airline excess baggage costs – most times we can SAVE you money </li></ul><ul><li>We’ll not lose your bags </li></ul>
  26. 26. We would very much appreciate the opportunity to discuss with you how this innovative new service could be used for mutual advantage http://www.followyourbag.com Tele: 0845 304 5531 Adrian [email_address] David [email_address]