VII. Operations Plan
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[Company Name] will carry out its sales operations through phone calls and visits to customer offices. The sales manager will increasingly direct sales activities, although [Founder’s Name] will be heavily involved at first.
The assistant manager will run the day-to-day operations of the farm, including scheduling and assigning the work of farm hands, sourcing and purchasing supplies and basic equipment, keeping the company’s books, maintaining legal licenses, handling insurance and ensuring that the company meets government regulations. He will contact specialists for equipment repairs when needed.
Field work by the farm hands will be from sunrise to sunset, with indoor work during the hottest parts of the day and after dark. Field work will include preparing fields for planting, the planting process, tending to planted fields, harvesting, and packaging grain into bushels.
[Company name]’s long term goal is to become the dominant player in the aquaponics market.
The following are a series of steps that lead to our vision of long-term success. [Company Name] expects to achieve the following milestones in the following [xyz] months:
|[Date 1]||Close on purchase of land|
|[Date 2]||Design and build out [Company Name] farm buildings|
|[Date 3]||Hire and train initial staff|
|[Date 4]||Kickoff of promotional campaign with targeted cold calls|
|[Date 5]||Produce first harvest|
|[Date 6]||Reach break-even|