Leeds, UK, 3rd January 2019 – BigChange, the mobile workforce technology company, today announced its full year financial results for 2018. The company attracted more than 250 new customers in 2018 and signed new business contracts worth £16m.
Full year sales at the company reached £11m in 2018, an increase of 65% year-on-year, while profits before tax grew to £1.4m, almost three times the level achieved in 2017.
Martin Port, founder and CEO of BigChange, comments:
« 2018 was a stellar year for growth at BigChange. We’ve made significant investments in sales, marketing, product development and customer support, and these have been rewarded through substantial increases to both sales and profitability. »
« Our customers want to be greener, more efficient and offer Amazonian levels of service. We are helping more than 800 organisations and over 20,000 mobile workers and back office users of our system deliver on all three of these objectives across the retail, construction, transport, field service and waste management sectors. »
« We will be scaling up our activities significantly in 2019, with strategic acquisitions and international expansion planned for France, Germany and the US. We are targeting over £25m in new contract wins and full year sales in excess of £17m in 2019. »
BigChange provides an award-winning, cloud-based system called JobWatch that provides everything organisations need to monitor and manage their mobile workforces. The five-in-one system combines CRM, smart job scheduling, vehicle tracking and a marketplace booking app to eliminate paper record keeping and automate many of the manual processes undertaken by mobile workers. New subscribers in 2018 include AFI Uplift, Arco, Braemar Shipping Services, BID Group, Recycling Lives, Jackson Fire & Security, Nationwide Window Cleaning, PHMG, Snorkel UK and Tripod Crest.
BigChange creates 40 new jobs to sustain growth
In September, BigChange launched Leaders for Life, a campaign to turn business leaders into role models for road safety and reduce the number of people killed and injured on Britain’s roads by people driving for work. Ambassadors for the campaign include the British racing driver Nic Hamilton, who is also sponsored by BigChange.