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  • Summary of Gains
  • Return on Investment

What are your key business and operations goals?

Choose the 3 goals that best represent your business and what you need to deliver, and learn how Zipline impacts the metrics that matter the most to you!

Please ensure you select between 1 and 3 Goals before moving on to enter your metrics.

Increase Sales Productivity

Zipline reduces the amount of time a store manager spends searching for, reading, and delegating messages and tasks. Managers can repurpose those hours to focus on customer-facing selling behaviors.


Average # of hours per week a store manager spends searching for, reading, and delegating messages/tasks

per week

Total weekly Gross Sales (sum of all physical stores)

 

$

% of Total Gross Sales attributed to Managers

 

%

Total # of Store Managers

#:

Average weekly hours a Store Manager dedicates for selling activities

Hours:

What % of the weekly hours saved by Zipline will you redirect for selling activities?

 

%

Based on the dynamics of your stores, what % of the freed up hours can effectively influence new sales?

 

%

Additional Sales

$

Total hours saved

per year

Zipline eliminates the need for managers to manually verify direction and information with their supervisors, so they save time that can then be repurposed to focus on customer-facing selling behaviors.


Average # of hours per week a Store Manager spends manually verifying/clarifying direction and information with their supervisors

per week

Total weekly Gross Sales (@physical stores)

 

$

% of Total Gross Sales attributed to Managers

 

%

Total # of Store Managers

#:

Average weekly hours a Store Manager dedicates for selling activities

Hours:

What % of the weekly hours saved by Zipline will you redirect for selling activities?

 

%

Based on the dynamics of your stores, what % of the freed up hours can effectively influence new sales?

 

%

Additional Sales

$

Total hours saved

per year

Zipline reduces the amount of time an associate spends searching for and reading messages and tasks. Associates can repurpose those hours to focus on customer-facing selling behaviors.


Avg time spent weekly finding and reading comms and organizing to do's (tasks) per Associate (including full-time and part-time)

Hours:

Avg hourly sales per Associate (including full-time and part-time)

 

$

Total # of Associates (including full-time and part-time)

#:

What % of the weekly hours saved by Zipline will you redirect for selling activities?

 

%

Based on the dynamics of your stores, what % of the freed up hours can effectively influence new sales?

 

%

Total incremental yearly Gross Sales with Zipline

$

Total hours saved yearly

per year

Zipline gives employees the ability to quickly and easily access vital product information, so employees can more effectively help customers and, consequently, convert more sales.


Avg # of visitors in stores per year

#:

Avg yearly Conversion Rate

 

%

Average Transaction Value

 

$

What % of your conversion power would you attribute to stronger product knowledge by your employees?

 

%

Difference of yearly Sales with Zipline

$

Increase Business Efficiency

Zipline reduces publishing and communications complexity and enables next-day/same-day store execution, so companies can launch new initiatives faster and respond to market trends before their competitors.


Average # of days to implement sales-focused programs and products launches

#:

Total # of sales-focused programs and products launches per year

#:

Average Gross Sales per program/launch per year

 

$

What % of the time you gain with Zipline in launching initiatives do you plan to use to launch incremental initiatives in the year? (As a reference, Zipline reduces time spent to launch initiatives by 48%, and our average customer implements 3 incremental initiatives per year)

 

%

Difference of yearly Sales with Zipline

$

Incremental # of sales-focused programs and products launches /year

#

Zipline provides effective task tracking and gives leaders visibility into task execution, helping stores generate more sales by ensuring promotional direction is properly implemented.


% of stores that properly receives and executes the promotional events monthly coming from HQ

 

%

Total # of stores

#:

# of promotional events per year

#:

Average # of transactions per promotional event

#:

Average Transaction Value

 

$

Incremental Revenue with Zipline

$

Zipline eliminates the need for multi-store managers and district leaders to perform time-consuming store visits and conduct individual follow ups, giving these leaders time back to dedicate to other high value activities.


Average # of hours per week a multi-store manager/district leader spends to perform time-consuming store visits and conduct individual follow ups

#:

Total # of Upperfield Management personnel

#:


Total yearly hours gained/saved

Zipline's automated publishing capabilities eliminate the need for manual work and free up publishers' time, so these employees can focus on higher value strategic activities instead.


Average # of hours per week spent by Field Comms Publishers preparing and sending communications

#:

Total # of Field Comms Publishers

#:


Total yearly hours gained/saved

Increase Employee Engagement

Zipline improves employee engagement by reducing noise, making work easier, ang giving teams opportunities to connect and provide feedback, which helps stores reduce employee turnover and generate savings in hiring and training new employees.


Yearly employee turnover rate

 

%

Total number of associates in your stores (full-time and part-time)

#:

Average cost to Hire and Train one new employee

 

$

Cost Savings with Zipline

$

Reduce IT Spending

Zipline offers built-in customer support and training, reducing the need for additional IT spend and resources.


Yearly cost for Customer Support and Training in your current or prospect new vendor (in case Zipline is not selected)

 

$

Cost Savings with Zipline

$

Zipline offers built-in administrative services, eliminating the need for a full-time, in-house dedicated hire (i.e. Product Manager) to manage the platform.


Total # of dedicated IT employees to support another application

#:


Total yearly Savings with Customer Support with Zipline

$

Zipline's capabilities and integrations eliminate the need for unnecessary licenses from other standalone solutions (i.e. email), reducing IT spend.


For each feature, please check each box where Zipline would replace your current vendor:


Yearly savings with software reduction

$

Reduce Operating Costs

Zipline reduces the amount of time employees spend searching for and reading messages and tasks, generating operational optimization and payroll cost savings as much as several hours/week per store employee.


Average # of hours per week an associate spends searching for and reading messages/tasks

#:

Total # of Associates

#:

Average hourly salary of an Associate (Reference: average of $14 per hour in the US, normally between $12 and $17)

 

$

Total yearly hours gained/saved

Total Payroll Costs saved per year

$

Zipline eliminates up to 95% of printing needs, substantially reducing office supply expenses in stores.


Average # of pages printed per store per week for Store Communications needs

#:

Total # of stores

#:


Total Payroll Costs saved per year

$

Increase Business Compliance

Zipline provides effective task tracking and gives leaders visibility into task execution, improving store execution and boosting store compliance rates in formal audits.


Average compliance rate in store audits (Reference: average of Zipline customers before Zipline was 62.3% of compliance)

 

%

New average compliance rate in store audits

Zipline helps stores react faster to potential liability violations (e.g. pullbacks/recalls, weights and measures), helping companies avoid potential losses due to lawsuits or legal mandates.


Average compliance rate in legal violations (e.g. pullbacks/recalls, weights and measures)

 

%

Total # of violation events/audits per year

#:

Average cost per violation

 

$

Cost savings per year with higher compliance of legal violations with Zipline

$

Total ROI $

Total Incremental Revenue $

Total Incremental Cost Savings
$

Total Incremental Time Savings