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Old 12-24-08, 02:29 PM   #1
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Business Motto

I thought I would tap the creative brain trust of the Foo crowd.

I have a new business entity that is named Final Mile. The reason I chose this name was a coach once told me that the commitment someone applies to their training is reflected in the final mile.

For background this is a transportation entity. But I have not been able to find anything succinct to capture the commitment mentioned earlier. I want my clients to "see" what the final mile stands for.

Just throwing it out there for suggestions. Thanks in advance.

(no Pcad there is no plan for royalties if the suggestion becomes the next "catch phrase"
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Old 12-24-08, 03:10 PM   #2
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Borrow the tag line used by the Archie McPhee catalog, modified for your purposes:

"Final Mile: Slightly less disappointing than other companies."
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Final Mile Disclaimer: no affiliation with Funeral homes by same name.....
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Final Mile: crucial training for crucial deliveries.

What kind of transportation are you doing?
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Old 12-24-08, 04:13 PM   #7
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Final Mile: You need exercise so we'll drop it off a mile from your house.
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Final Mile: crucial training for crucial deliveries.

What kind of transportation are you doing?
Small Package delivery. International shipments only. Driver training is a key component of our business...and every overnight International delivery is crucial.
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Old 12-24-08, 04:35 PM   #10
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To paraphrase Monty Python's "swallows" routine":

Would that be a 'metric mile' or an 'English mile'?
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Final Mile: Our name is as serious as our service.
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Anything less wouldn't be as much.

(Hey, mottos are almost exclusively dumb, so you may as well have some fun with it.)
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Final Mile: Better than the first mile...
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Anything less wouldn't be as much.

(Hey, mottos are almost exclusively dumb, so you may as well have some fun with it.)
I'm starting to believe that. Too many years of indoctrination in the 80's ad frenzy. My brain says everything has to have a tag line.

Regardless, I need more...
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Eduard Delacroix, in accordance with state law, electricity shall be passed through your.... never mind, confused it with something else.
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Final Mile: We make sense so you don't have to.
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Old 12-25-08, 06:57 AM   #18
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Old 12-25-08, 07:25 AM   #19
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Old 12-26-08, 12:09 PM   #20
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How's about: "When going the extra mile just isn't good enough."
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Old 12-26-08, 12:13 PM   #21
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Depending on where your clients are predominantly located, something like "Final Kilometer" might make better sense. The mile is not exactly a popular unit of measure abroad.
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Final Mile: Or Final Kilometer outside the US.

Final Mile: Because business knows no bounds.
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too late to change to flamme rouge?

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