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Satisfaction Guaranteed Initial Needs Assessment

  • Are you considering the feasibility of using third party channels of distribution within your current markets or of entering into new markets?
  • Are you in the process of preparing your channel strategy and structure for the first or tenth time?
  • Are you preparing a business plan to raise expansion capital?
  • Are you buying, selling, or merging a company using third party channels of distribution?
  • Do you need to understand your strengths, weaknesses, risks, opportunities, markets, and competitors to improve your decision-making?
Then we should meet with you to determine exactly what you need to do and when. As part of your needs assessment, we confident that we will uncover one or more cost savings or net revenue opportunities that will, in less than a year, more than cover the cost of the needs assessment. Morover, if you don't agree that our suggestions will more than offset our fees for the assessment, you are free to reduce our fees at your discretion.

Here are Some of the Issues That We Typically Investigate

  • Dealing with channel conflicts
  • Restructuring your offer (term, territory, suppliers, support, fees, reporting, remodeling, transfers, etc.), adding alternative structures (e.g., several classes of franchised and non-franchised channels), or discontinuing a channel
  • Legitimizing and grand-fathering illegal channels
  • Converting dealers or distributors
  • Selling off company-owned units as franchises
  • Adding management or joint venture options
  • Adding alternative channels of distribution
  • Adding turn-key, lease, or sub-lease options
  • Adding franchisee councils or advisory boards
  • When to use earnings information
  • New or improved channel operator recruiting and selection processes
  • Automating the enterprise
  • International planning and implementation

Our consultants have advised hundreds of companies of all sizes in most industries worldwide, including such brands as Commerce Clearing House, Cancer Treatment Centers of America, 3M, Pacific Bell, SealMaster, SkyTel, Sears, Henchy Industries, Hyatt Hotels, Ace Hardware, Beard & Warner, CBS, Stewart Warner, United Airlines, Northwest Orient, Coldwell Banker, Fidelity, Freuhauf Trailer, Buffalo Wild Wings, Budget Rent-A-Car, National Car Rental, Ryder Truck Rental, Chevron, Getty Oil, BP/Amoco, Mobil, Shell, Texaco Europe (Norway, Sweden, Denmark), St-Hubert BBQ (Canada), Pollo Campero (Guatemala), Helados Bon (Dominican Republic), Max’s (the Philippines), Nestle (Switzerland, Italy), Sonae Group/Orbitur Campgrounds (Portugal), The International Investor (Kuwait, England, Switzerland), Sushi Parties (Japan), L.O.G. (Norway).
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"Due to your outstanding work, we have gained 42 new locations in 23 states within two years of expanding. I highly recommend Cencir for strategic planning and all aspects of channels of distribution development."
-Allen Hager, President, Right At Home, Omaha, NE

Satisfaction Guaranteed!
We reduce or waive professional fees for preliminary feasibility and initial needs assessment if you are not 100 percent satisfied.

Gain Credibility!
As independent experts, we add credibility to your efforts to improve your channel relationships.

Immediate Global Presence!
Our consultants think and operate globally and will adapt and promote your offering to multiple cultures and languages.

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When you have to act fast, we have done it before and can help you speed up the process without ruining your image.

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Save time, money, and aggravation by using expert channels of distribution project managers dedicated to comprehensive solutions designed to multiply your business value.
"Cencir's franchising experts made the difference in transforming C&O [Beard Papa's master franchisee] into a successful master franchisee. The principals at Cencir are seasoned veterans in a league of their own, high and above everyone else in their franchise expertise. They walked us through the franchise disclosure documents and difficult and sensitive negotiations that had little room for error. We accomplished more than our objectives."
-Luigi Cruz, Founder & CEO, C&O, Foster City, CA
"We always want this ultimate business professional on our team." -Vic Koppang, President and CEO, Koppang Franchise Development Company (Modernistic Carpet Cleaning)

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