www.bookdonors.co.uk History of Bookdonors in 10 Slides Tom Murdoch-Kenny Managing Director September 2015 A Brief History of Bookdonors Bookdonors Community Interest Company Trading as a social enterprise since October 2005 Started with 20k Grant from Scotland Unltd More-than-Profit ethos, no shareholders, long term partnerships Taken advantage of Grant Funding when available Supported by Directors Loans Secured long term finance (loan capital) March 2013 Now employ 32 full time staff across three locations Provide employment and training opportunities for young people and the socially disadvantaged Provide income generation opportunities to over 70 charities and 40 libraries across
Scotland & NE England Trading in Used Books to Help People, Charities and The Environment 200 April May June July August September October November December January February March April May
June July August September October November December January February March April May June July August September October November December January
February March April May June July August September October November December January February March April May June July August
Bookdonors: Context to Growth Tonnage Collected/ Month April 2011 - August 2015 150 100 50 0 Where do we get our Books from ? Collect throughout Scotland Fleet of six dedicated vans with load monitoring From charity shops Libraries Community groups Local collection hubs
Glasgow Dundee Selkirk Where do they go? Delivered to Tweedbank By fleet of dedicated vans By truck from Glasgow & Dundee depots By Pallets Dedicated 20,000sq ft Processing Facility Processing Books Sorting Manual process Sort by Quality Automatic Scanning Grade by Price
Reject if too many for sale Reject if too heavy How does it work ? We Sell Used Books On-Line on Amazon (90%+ of sales) Advanced Book Exchange (ABE) www.bookdonors.co.uk Fulfilling Orders Pick & Pack 5 miles of shelving Each book has a File reference, Year, month file number, place counter (1-240) Orders Software generates
labels for sold books Manually Picked and Packaged Ship 8,000 books/week Bookdonors: Context to Need for Growth Average Selling Price (inc fees) 5.30 4.80 4.30 3.80 3.30 2.80 Falling Net Sales Price
- 60% eFees fixed at 15% Postal Costs Increasing Bookdonors: Delivered Growth Bookdonors: Delivered Growth Investment to Deliver Growth Total Investments from Social Investment Scotland 105,000 6 Year Term Loan 70,000 Grant 76,125 6 Year Term Loan Total Investment 251,125
Used for: Vehicles ( 5 Ford Transits ) Shelving ( 5 miles of shelving) IT Investment Working Capital Grant, 70000, 28% Term Loan, 181125, 72% Income Generation Bookdonors Growth in Turnover (Updated Plan - New Premises)
Environmental & Social Impact Recycling, 10% Book Sales, 20% Book Processing Bookdonors in Numbers 2,200 Tonnes Per Year Diverted from Landfill 6.5 Million Books Wholesale 70%
Social Impact: Provide income generation opportunities to over 70 charities and 40 libraries across Scotland & NE England Appx. 8-10% of turnover paid pack back to Charities Social Impact Social Impact: Provide employment and training opportunities for young people and the socially disadvantaged 100% Above National Living Wage 0% Zero Hours Contracts 0% Agency Staff Employment Sources Recruited From Training Scheme Bookdonors Employment Profile Previously Unemployed 80%
Over 50 years 25% Under 25 years 45% 52% Age 26-49 30% 1 www.bookdonors.co.uk Trading in Used Books to Help People, Charities and The Environment
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