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Freetrailer is coming to the United States

Finally Freetrailer Makes A Move In The US

Finally it has happened. Freetrailer USA is a reality. The business got its US corporation established July 15th 2015.

It’s been a long time in the making and the waiting period for some of us – me in particular – has been very, very long indeed. But alas, we now have our US entity established and that means also that we can now actually commence real pursuit of partners and business in the United States for our hugely popular business model and service offering.

For those not familiar with our service, here’s a quick introduction:

We Rent Out Small Cargo Trailers For FREE!!

That’s right. We offer small cargo trailer for rental for free.

These are small closed box trailers that you latch onto your vehicle using a hitch and can use in connection with moving “stuff”.

The stuff can be more or less anything, as long as the size and weight can fit within the limitations of the cargo trailer.

Here's an example from Denmark of our Freetrailer trailers

Our history for Freetrailer began in 2004.

The idea maker and one of the founders had rented a small cargo trailer from a gas station (the typical place of rental of trailers in Denmark) and was a bit put off with the hassle it had proved to be along with the relative steep cost of rental (typically no less than US$80 per 24 hours). He thought there had to be a better way.

Thinking it through further, he had the brilliant idea that perhaps there would be a great match between businesses who would be willing to pay for advertising on the trailer so that this could fund the availability of the trailer, so that users could borrow the trailer for free. In addition it would make sense if such advertiser was a place of business that sold items that had a certain size, that would perhaps challenge its customers on how they would bring home the purchases.

He discussed the idea with his friend, who liked the idea so much that he eventually quit his job in order to work on this concept full time – and soon Freetrailer (Denmark) was a reality.

IKEA was the first retailer that embraced the concept and by September 2004, the first 34 trailers were available at an IKEA outlet in Taastrup in Denmark.

From there is has grown steadily at an incredible rate.

I personally became a partner of the company in 2007, by which we established a partnership consisting of 3 equal partners and equity holders.

In 2006, Freetrailer opened up in Sweden and became there as well an instant success.

Today that means that we are operating throughout Denmark and throughout Sweden – covering extremely well the entirety of the two countries, yet with more growth possible as well as taken place.

Earlier this year, Freetrailer also opened up its first Norwegian operation and at the time of writing this we even have the contract for Norwegian’s second location. Many, many more are expected to follow in near future.

Germany is also hot on its trail and I wouldn’t be surprised if we will see our first German operation(s) in effect this year. More countries are in pursuit too, so keep your eyes and ears open for more news on our progression.

 

Meanwhile, across the pond, we have, as I started off with, finally established our US entity, which I will personally be spearheading.

I am truly super excited about it. It’s been long in the making with our initial ideas about the US prospect being discussed all the way back to my entering the business in the partnership.

It was in 2008 that I moved to the United States. The idea was that I would more or less try to get Freetrailer started straight away, but just a few months following my entry to the US and we (the world) entered into the terrible financial crisis and we immediately decided to put the brakes on and hold off on the idea.

A year ago, we then once again renewed the vow to get us started in the US and now it’s finally happening.

Naturally, as you would expect, it may be a while before we get retailers committed and before we get the many various components settled for a US operation, but I am confident that we shall see our first physical operation opened up this year and I am also certain that we shall soon see many, many more locations follow in its footsteps.

I suspect that I will post many more updates on this matter from time to time, so stay with me and follow along this super exciting journey.

Meanwhile, should you have any great connections with great retailers or self storage spaces for whom our concept may be a great fit, I would welcome an introduction. So please feel free to reach out to me and let’s get connected or let’s discuss the possibilities.

Till then, be sure you connect with us on our new Facebook page, Instagram, Linkedin and Google Plus. Love to see you there too.

 

 

 

 

 

RetailWise USA helping US retailers dramatically improve their results

Press Release: January 8, 2014: New Venture For Successful Multiple Parallel Entrepreneur Mikkel Pitzner Launched – Spells Great News For Large Retailers

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

How does the individual store and thereby the whole chain increase its earnings – simply, effectively and quickly? Regardless of what retail industry your store is a part of?

 

Highlands Ranch, CO. – January 8, 2014 – A new business venture headed up by Mikkel Pitzner, marketing expert, successful businessman and partner of several businesses, professional board member and mentor sees first light.

RetailWise USA launched publicly today. The new business venture builds and expands upon the very successful Danish company RetailWise that after huge success starting in Denmark and following in several European countries currently is heavy expanding all over Europe and now also gets its presence in the United States.

The US company, RetailWise USA LLC, is headed up by the successful multiple parallel entrepreneur Mikkel Pitzner via his company Pitzner Enterprises. The company is working closely with the proprietary idea creator RetailWise and its founder, John Schønberg in Denmark.

The news of this new company should generate a lot of interest soon among all larger retailers. A major factor to the huge success RetailWise has experienced already among household brand name large retailers all over Europe is due to a very unique concept and product offered by the company. One particular product especially has brought RetailWise clients dramatic results – a product is called Exitshopping®.

Exitshopping® in one operation combines the very best of Mystery Shopping, customer satisfaction rates, loyalty rates, analyses, customer utility flows etc. to help large retailers pinpoint where to set in to dramatically improve results, productivity and ultimately profits.

The concept has proven so successful among some of the largest European retailers that free pilot projects turn the prospect retailers into paying customers at a rate of approximately 80%.

“RetailWise is hugely successful in Europe with some of the most recognized and largest retailers there. So successful in fact that RetailWise is currently expanding forcefully into several local presences throughout European countries,” stated Mikkel Pitzner.

“Seeing that the market in the US is so heavily influenced by the presence of so many large retailers it just makes perfect sense that RetailWise must come to the United States and I’m excited and grateful for the opportunity to head up the business here”, continued Mikkel Pitzner, CEO of RetailWise USA in a statement and continued; “Our proven concept is certain to create massive results for many, many large retailers here in the United States, just as we have done in Europe. I expect us to be very, very busy in the time to come.”

Mikkel Pitzner continues: “Improving these large retailers topline, costs, productivity etc. by just a few percentage points spell huge increases and improvements to the profit line. Simultaneously, the improvements usually bring about or is in fact brought by increased customer satisfaction. In other words, it’s hard not to be really interested in our services and our Exitshopping® product as we really offer a win-win-win solution.

Already Mikkel Pitzner is a multiple parallel and serial entrepreneur with many, many varied activities on his plate and very vast experience behind him. He also sits on a number boards of directors for many varied businesses spanning several countries and several different types of industries, including privately held as well as publicly traded companies.

 

About RetailWise

RetailWise was established in Denmark by majority owner John Schønberg and a couple of silent investors. It developed some very unique concepts that help larger retailers dramatically improve their results on many levels, not least the bottom line.

One of the more noticeable offerings and concepts is that of Exitshopping® which is taking Europe by storm and has already help create very noticeable results for a long string of household brand name retailers there.

RetailWise is represented throughout Europe, Asia and now also North America.

 

About Mikkel Pitzner

Originally from Denmark, Mikkel Pitzner he used to run what turned into the fourth largest car rental company and a leasing company he lead to a doubling of size and a quadrupling of locations.

Up until end of 2010 he owned and operated the largest limousine service company in Denmark which profits he managed to grow 3200% during the first year of ownership alone. The company served the most discerned clientele including no less than 3 recent US presidents, being George Bush, President Clinton and President O’Bama, the latter during the World Climate Summit meetings during 2009, servicing more than 200 limousines to the US Embassy of Copenhagen along with numerous other embassies, countries, royalties, celebrities, multi-conglomerates etc.

Mikkel Pitzner also successfully ran an import and distribution company of scuba diving equipment until that company was sold to a German distributor.

Mikkel Pitzner is still a partner of Freetrailer (which comprises of Freetrailer Denmark, Freetrailer Sweden and soon Freetrailer Germany) and of a very unique advertising and marketing bureau named Aksel & Ko. Mikkel Pitzner is a sought after professional board member and current sits on boards of companies spanning the US, Denmark, Sweden and Poland, including privately held as well as publicly traded companies.

Mikkel is also a multiple best selling author (with 6 best selling books published so far) and speaker and teaches entrepreneurs how to create a business that will provide you with the lifestyle of your choice while taking you off the treadmill of your job, so you can spend your time on things of your choosing. A list of Mikkel Pitzners books is given below:

The Art And Science Of Success, Vol 2

The Only Business Book You’ll Ever Need

The Success Secret

Marketing Miracles

New Rules Of The Game

Mikkel Pitzner’s Trade Secrets For Marketing Your Business Online

Masterminds’s Insights To Business Success

Mikkel Pitzner has been featured on CNBC, abc, CNNMONEY.com, Entrepreneur, Fox News, CBS News, The Wall Street Journal, Fortune, Fast Company, SmartMoney, USA Today and NBC. Mikkel Pitzner was also a guest at the Brian Tracy TV Show.

 

To learn more about RetailWise USA, please visit www.retailwiseusa.com or call 1-855-710-0014, to learn more about Mikkel Pitzner, please visit www.mikkelpitzner.com or contact him directly via contact details given below.

 

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Contact:
Mikkel Pitzner

888-988-2489
info@mikkelpitzner.com