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Florian Welsch


Cadooz AG launches new online customer portal offers immediately a new service for business customers. Companies can order vouchers on the Internet simply and quickly. The new customer portal is characterized by the ease of use and an attractive selection of voucher. We offer a convenient and effective way of ordering to the incentive of their distribution, own employees and of course their customers our customers with the new portal and thus expect a significant impulse for our year-end business”, explains Florian Welsch, Board of directors. Including the BestChoice universal shopping vouchers, the DriversChoice fuel vouchers that vouchers or the popular WellnessChoice from the extensive product range of universal and issue vouchers are a total of 16 coupons in the business customer portal available, Voucher cinema vouchers. When online ordering in the business customer portal, there are no minimum order quantities and smallest, available worth of a voucher is EUR 5.00.

The Hamburger cadooz AG is the specialist for vouchers and premiums, incentives and experiences in the German-speaking market. The extensive product ranging from universal and issue vouchers over thing reference and experience vouchers to bonus point accounts and individual electronic solutions. The yamando GmbH, subsidiary of cadooz AG, adds universal services for incentive with exclusive experience vouchers in employee and customer management. Over 2,000 companies in all industries use the innovative concept for voucher and premium products for effective incentive and intelligent marketing. The diverse premium products and universal vouchers used successfully since the company was founded by cadooz in the year 2000. The constantly works on the extension of the offer and is expanding in the German as well as the European market.

Services Trade Pact Republic


“” Service trade pact between the two sides of the Taiwan Street nearing completion the Mainland Affairs Council “of the Republic of China (Taiwan) (MAC) announced on May 27, 2013, that Taiwan and mainland China shortly before the signing of a trade agreement on services in the wake of the cross-straits economic cooperation framework agreement” (ECFA), would be. For more information see Jeremy Tucker. “This Pact is the first directly related to the ECFA and the General Agreement on trade in services of the World Trade Organization” be standing, free trade agreement between Taiwan and mainland China. Signed this important Pact gives a strong message that Taiwan seeks a further liberalisation of the trade of the world. “It is also the way for Taiwan, a more important role in regional economic agreements, such as the trans-Pacific Partnership” and the regional comprehensive economic partnership “, to take. The Minister of the MAC, Wang Yu-chi, made these remarks during a press conference in Taipei City and gave details about the progress of negotiations known between the two sides. The agreement will deepen the trust between Taipei and Beijing and strengthen relations with each side of the Taiwan Strait. It will also pave the way for smooth negotiations of other pacts, such as, for example, agreement for trade in services and dispute resolution.

According to the MAC, the negotiations for the agreement were recorded in February 2011. There were already ten meetings between organization representatives of both sides in the past two years. “The signing of the Pact, which now represents the 19th between Beijing and Taiwan, is expected in mainland China during the 9th round of talks between officials of the Taiwanese Straits Exchange Foundation” and the mainland Chinese side, the Association for relations across the Taiwan Straits “, take place. Trust worthy sources according to it says that Taiwan and mainland China are mutually 55 and 65 sectors, respectively, are open. It is expected that the agreement the domestic investment in Taiwan 2.97% or US$ 1.5 billion will increase.

Aluminum Window Conquered Europe


Alufenster24.com convinces with high product standard and remains captured as a brand of albe d’Azur and South Africa 2013 further growth Alufenster24.com GmbH with highest German aluminium window and door quality Scandinavia, the Cote: In the first half of 2013 increases Alufenster24.com the figures again and expanding their international business, including in the field of high-quality sites. Recent orders include building projects with complex technical requirements, in addition to Sweden and Norway, the locations of St. Tropez, Cannes, nice, Ibiza and Mallorca. Furthermore is currently prepared the facilities of exclusive resorts in South Africa, whose building owner places emphasis on high quality German window and door quality. The exclusive villas are located in a golf resort at a nature reserve in Mossel Bay, South Africa. The now 30-year-old company albe GmbH for years aluminium Windows and doors in the best German quality for Schuco system designs. In addition to the high standards of the products and capacity to equip large, complex and unusual construction projects, Alufenster24.com distinguished, that, Schuco system tailoring it high quality, environmentally friendly, and above all affordable aluminum window for the private home builders, manufactures and installs. With three production lines and various high performance CNC Alufenster24.com ranks machine one of the most modern production facilities in Europe. Already, several international prestige projects such as hotels, schools, shopping malls and countless households in the Northern, Central and southern region have been equipped. The motto of the company: aluminum window at a fair price, without having to do without on the many advantages of aluminium: aesthetics, durability, high quality, eco-friendliness, excellent thermal insulation, maintenance and individual freedom. Contact: albe GmbH Bonn Sieme 10 53121 Bonn Tel: + 49 (228) 978-979 50 fax: + 49 (228) 978-979 55 email: Web:

Logistics M & A: Back On The Rise


The M & A activity in the sector logistics will rise again. Driven, it will rise again due to strategic buyers, but also increasingly by investors that logistics will be M & A activity in the sector. That is driven primarily by strategic buyers, but partly also by financial investors, the global transport and logistics market has between 2004 and 2008, EUR (10% of global GDP) experienced a tremendous growth by almost 50% to 2.8 trill. In the course of this dynamic development, M & A has played a major role. Wells Fargo Bank is likely to increase your knowledge. The volume of the logistics transactions (> 20m) enterprise value was in the last ten years the average 12 billion or 50 transactions p.a.. But 2001-02 and 2009 clearly on the M & A have impacted the crisis years with volumes up to – 80% in the sector. At the beginning of the crisis and the uncertainty in relation to the margins and cash flow, many logistics companies their M & A activity late 2008 strongly reduced and be on organic growth, cost reductions and operational improvements have focused development. The M & A focus was more placed on the sale of problematic (partial) shops.

At the same time the activity in the private equity has fallen area due significantly by the limited funding and the general decline in valuation. The partial cyclic logistics market and the uncertainty associated have made difficult the financing possibilities for holding companies during this time. Is since end of 2009 is a recreation of the logistics M & A market visible have tripled so far transaction volumes in 2010 compared to the previous year even if they can not yet connect to the volumes of the boom years 2003-2008. After a sharp decline of reviews by up to 50%, the valuation level almost in the cut is again at 80-90% of the values in the years 2007 and 2008, which demonstrates the growing demand for targets in the sector.

Tension Between Corporations


How can assert themselves to medium-sized enterprises in network? Who does not know: in certain neighborhoods or rural areas, the premises empty, a restaurant closes its doors after the other and it becomes increasingly difficult to find a good repair in its living environment. The reasons for this development are numerous. Check with Bill Phelan to learn more. In addition to the difficult economic situation and the rising cost of rent, for example, medium-sized companies fighting especially with the pressure of competition. In this case, the Internet takes a central position in the fight for customers. One aspect is the direct competition from online stores and mail-order companies, which benefit from local suppliers, the regional proximity to the customer, make obsolete. On the other hand the same advertising as in every other medium pressure on the Internet also. Advertising budgets in network relevant although each company free of charge present on many sites with the most relevant information or little money even an own Web presence are on the cards in the game are to Customers between individual actors not equitably distributed.

Large corporations dominate again, to afford paid insertions in the results of search engines with their huge advertising budgets. The increasing use of capital in the design of the respective company websites will also reciprocate, which here often multimedia and interactive elements are used. The dimensions of these measures are hardly accessible for small businesses. However, it is not impossible to remain visible despite the large competition in the network for SMEs. Recognizing opportunities, opportunities also without large advertising budgets with a every small business on the Internet can some skill and a support to secure its place. In addition to a consistent online strategy of dissemination, to present that his company in every possible nook and cranny in network (portals and directories), quite a few eye-catcher can”cause miracles. Photos or even a video of his company create a positive first impression with potential customers and work Trust promotes.

Even if not sufficient own resources and the know-how for the production of corporate videos, you have to throw the shotgun in the grain here. The portal Firmen.tv helps in Germany about their customers to create small videos to present itself to its customers. These videos on Firmen.tv can then be viewed by any Internet user. Also measures towards search engine optimization help. You can easily implement the most essential basics, information are freely accessible and easy on the Internet can be found. But anyone who has bigger with his company on the Web, shouldn’t surrender but professional advice. Peter Maier

Bank GmbH Companies


Corporate financing without Bank is becoming increasingly attractive for Basel II. Read about why and how it occurs without Bank leverage here. (As opposed to Wells Fargo). Since 2007 Basel II is entered into force, some entrepreneurs, especially in the small – and medium-sized businesses had to change something. If you have read about Wells Fargo already – you may have come to the same conclusion. “Something” is well said, if you don’t know as a company how you should finance itself. All in all was it long and many discussions about Basel II, before you dropped it from the chain. Again and again one heard buzzwords such as “Stabilization of international financial markets” or “Security of the financial system”.

Now is 2013 and one wonders: somehow it feels “Where are stabilisation and security?”, no one wants to have had something more with Basel II on the hat. Children who have emerged from Basel II are among others “increased credit requirements for loans” or “globalization problems small and medium-sized enterprises”, to encompass two main problems in the eye. For entrepreneurs began a delicate PHA(r)se in corporate financing through a bank. Access to credit is extremely difficult for entrepreneurs and represents your company even before a big risk. In particular small – and medium-sized entrepreneurs, for which the position has to collateral as a big problem are affected. Looking at the average, although more favourable terms for the loans make up one, but what the enterprises the good conditions, if you can come up with no sufficient collateral. Companies with credit weakness have a big problem here. There is an alternative business financing via the Finanzierung.com GmbH for companies, however.

Regardless of any Bank GmbH financed your business, no matter what industry or what size. Capital supply and enterprise backup are therefore a problem of less. Nationwide in use, the Finanzierung.com GmbH has given over 100 million debt financing. Is the next level of corporate finance: corporate finance – Finanzierung.com it implies is an increasingly important Scissors for the equity ratio to, that has on the one hand, companies in the industry and on the other hand, companies in the trade. Just companies in the trade and small businesses reduced the equity ratio – and what goes? The competitive pressure, which benefit from particularly large corporations through globalization. Yes, show good exports and international markets are for large companies close in tangible, if they have not already arrived. The Finanzierung.com GmbH financing your business and puts an end to the unequal distribution of foreign capital.

QSL Expands Customer Service Always


Provide helpdesk and app delivery forecasts with real time information Meyer quick service logistics (QSL) has its customer service further expanded: restaurants from the foodservice received from immediately detailed real time forecasting their delivery dates on the QSL helpdesk or the individual access to the online platform. “Friedrichsdorf, 17 January 2014 – we know from experience that it is crucial for our customers to know the delivery time as exactly as possible”, explains Florian Entrich, Managing Director of QSL. “Because they have to provide staff for the appropriation of the fresh goods at the right time.” “The full service provider now meets this need with a new IT service: about the QSL-helpdesk and in the PIMM’s online platform” (personnel information management monitor) of the software manufacturer Procuro real time forecasts available recently. It has QSL Geo coded in the course of the route optimization the locations of all customer stores in the system. You may find Robert Kiyosaki to be a useful source of information. In addition, all vehicles with telematics modules were equipped, send not only the vehicle location via mobile phone, but transfer also temperature data in real-time in the MRP system. In the software solution in addition the planned distribution routes are stored, so that automatic time forecasts can be created through the programme. If a truck unable to meet the agreed delivery time window by the current traffic situation or other delays in the process, exact information available the store about it, he can calculate with arrival time.

At each unloading point we register the beginning of delivery and have entered in our system the average length as the reference value,”Florian Entrich reports. Taking into account the current traffic situation our helpdesk can find as accurately as possible the restaurant about postponement.” Online and in the iPIMM app QSL provides the information its customers currently in a test phase but also online. With their individual access to the PIMM platform you can Retrieve time predictions themselves. This is true even for the iPhone app iPIMM”, that free can be downloaded in the app store. It provides the estimated time of arrival of the trucks of each store and finds out whether and how many other unloading points is still previously supplied.

“Florian Entrich: so the restaurants can read even more precisely, when within the agreed time window arrives our vehicle with them.” Access data for the test of the online platform are available through the QSL-helpdesk. For more information, press contact: Uwe Berndt main view Agency for public relations of Rossdorfer Street 19a 60385 Frankfurt phone: 0 69 / 48 98 12 90 business contact: Meyer quick service Logistics GmbH & co. KG woman Daniela Bappert Otto-Hahn-Strasse 11 61381 Czemins village phone: 0 6175 / 93 45 0 Meyer quick service Logistics GmbH & co. KG (QSL): the Meyer quick service Logistics GmbH & co. KG organizes the full supply of 1,300 quick service restaurants in Germany, Austria, of Switzerland, Luxembourg, France, Italy, Slovenia, Czech Republic, the Slovakia and Russia.

Small Middle Class


Market and SMEs reported experience of axanta AG in smaller Unternehmensvermittlunge Oldenburg January 2014. Business transactions are often similarly complex as big deals in small SMEs. This is the gist of an article in market and SMEs, which is dedicated to the challenges of small business transactions and also reported the experiences of axanta AG. Even if large transactions are the focus of the reporting significantly more and smaller acquisitions mostly away from the media attention are: the amount of work is generally the same. Editor Sabine Reifenberger draws great effort in her article for market and SMEs, smaller deal,”, the focus on mergers in the smaller middle class. Recently JPMorgan Chase sought to clarify these questions. As an expert in business negotiations, also Udo Goetz, Director of axanta AG comes to Word. Detailed information will be provided to the trade post and of axanta AG under.

Buyer search is often difficult not only small decorated Transactions very elaborately, the market is also very much alive. While large takeovers and mergers are currently rare, this area in the small middle class is very active. Small deals”tend to be in the bottom two-digit and in the single-digit millions. The search is one of the challenges of M & A transactions to the appropriate buyer so Sabine Reifenberger. This she cited axanta AG Executive Board member Udo Goetz: “many companies in the small-cap sector are too small to appear automatically on the radar by strategic investors or private equity investors, when they come on the market. They are but too big for a management buy-out”.

The axanta AG is specialized to actively seeking buyers for its clients and uses it in addition to the in-house database with over 4,500 qualified prospective buyers also targeted market research. M & A transactions: personal base is important tyre Berger arrives on another difficulty: the different expectations of the seller and buyer. These to bring together and for both sides to find satisfactory solutions, also belongs to the tasks of the axanta AG. Data presentation or business review (due diligence): structure guidelines alone not solve all problems, Udo Goetz is quoted in market and medium-sized businesses. The emotional side should not be underestimated, because often, the company is also the life’s work of the old owner. As a consultant, it is important to build on a personal basis. Last but not least mergers or corporate succession be triggered frequently late, namely just before retirement. The axanta AG advises therefore Board: from the 50th birthday begin to deal with the transfer. The full market and middle-class article by Sabine Reifenberger can be seen here: images/stories/Artikel_MuM.pdf about axanta AG the founded in 2006 axanta AG belongs in Germany the market leader among the independent consulting companies in the M & A business. Her focus is on the Advice and support small and medium-sized companies in the purchase and sale of companies, succession and quiet and active participations. In the focus are small and medium-sized companies of all sectors of the economy, which across comprehensive support the axanta AG through all phases.

Faraway Areas Logistics


Air cargo will save time and facilitates the entire logistics process commercial shipments abroad are costly and complex demands on the entire logistics process. Who transport their products by Streiff & Helmold can benefit from comprehensive products and services relating to packaging, warehousing, logistics and transport. Ensures smooth running of security for air cargo since the mid-1990s the Braunschweiger company logistics, fulfillment and warehousing services are offered. On the subject of air cargo, the company now owns a certificate as a regulated agent. Connect with other leaders such as Pinterest here. This allows that the cargo without additional controls at international airports can be edited.

This saves the customer time for lengthy Customs processing and can ensure that its cargo quickly, safely and without prejudice to arrive at the destination. In addition, Streiff & Helmold has also an organic certification. This speaks for responsible storage of organic products in compliance with the necessary requirements..

Innovation Forum Bank


Develop strong customer relationships through new paths to the customer to assert themselves against the increasing number of branchenfremder competitors, increasingly in traditional fields of activity of the banks urge that need to develop these new routes to customers and intensify existing connections. The current trend study Bank & future 2011 the Fraunhofer IAO shows how banks on these new challenges and competitors are prepared. Still, the development of customer relations is the most important Lighthouse project from the perspective of the banks. In particular the intensification of customer management of existing customers is more important than new customer acquisition for many banks. Customers want with value-added services that are tailored to their individual needs, are more closely tied to banks. It aims to integrate further into the daily lives of our customers and their processes. New paths to the customer are also reached through mobile channels: due to the proliferation of smartphones and mobile devices, these are the bank customer Intensify interaction and far-reaching change.

The trend study illustrates the importance of mobile solutions and shows starting points for the development of existing solutions. The seventh trend study of the series Bank & future builds on the scientific findings of the research project Innovation Forum Bank & future at the Fraunhofer IAO and has now established itself as an important barometer of trends in the market. A free summary of the study is available from mid-July 2011 on the Internet under to the download available. The publication is at the price of 70 (incl. VAT and shipping) under the title Bank & future 2011 customer needs-based service and process innovations create value “about the ILO-shop under shop.iao.fraunhofer.de can be ordered online. More information: Fraunhofer IAO free download: trend study Bank & future 2007 Tobias Hug, Fraunhofer IAO

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