ABJ Strategic Partnerships

ABJ Strategic Partnerships2018-11-19T09:13:03+00:00

Why Strategic Partnerships?

ABJ provides drone services all around the world. It achieves this via a combination of in-house resources as well as highly qualified Strategic Alliances / Partners. ABJ is looking to further develop their global services capability. In order to achieve this in the most effective way a local footprint, local knowledge and skills are essential. Strategic Partners bring a depth of understanding in the areas of trading and provision of services in the region or area of expertise that they operate in. This is invaluable knowledge to a company establishing itself in a new area. In addition to this the Strategic Partners will also bring a new network of relationships to both parties that ABJ’s drone services can provide significant benefit too.

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Types of Partnerships

Joint Venture

  • Due to the nature of this agreement it is typically with a known partner who has worked with ABJ previously.
  • Having identified a ‘client’ who we aim to create the Joint Venture with it takes approximately 6 – 12 months to establish.
  • The JV is agreed in a three-way deal between ABJ, confirmed Partner and Global Client
  • The Client will provide initial seed investment of between $2M – $10M (scale dependent)

Licence Agreement

  • Sub-licences will be offered by Geographical areas
  • Each area requires the purchase of a licence agreement.
  • The licence holder is required to lease the bespoke Windvue drone and ancillary equipment from ABJ International.
  • The pilots (x2) require the appropriate training via ABJ Academy.

Preferred Partner

  • A Preferred Partner is a business operator that provides one or more teams of pilots who have undertook the appropriate training (and have been signed off as competent to operate them commercially by ABJ Academy) to pilot ABJ’s bespoke drones and undertake specialist inspection services.
  • ABJ International secures a contract with a client.
  • The work is offered to a ‘Preferred Partner’.
  • On acceptance of the undertaking the Preferred Partner will agree a fee for the work.

Drone Academy

  • ABJ Drone Academy offers a suite of training services for both new / novice drone pilots through to experienced operators.
  • Dependent upon the training required the course will be undertaken by ABJ’s experienced trainers.
  • Where required ABJ Trainers are able to travel to overseas clients to assist with the training of pilots for Sub-licence Agreements, Preferred Partners or indeed for clients who have purchased UAV hardware for their own use and require ongoing training and/or compliance and regulation up dates.

What is a Strategic Partnership?

A Strategic Partnership can be achieved either through a Joint Venture or a Sub-Licence agreement with ABJ Drones. It is typically awarded to manage a geographical region, country or in a specific area of expertise (e.g. Offshore, Renewable Energy, Infrastructure, Telecommunications, etc.). The Strategic Alliance will allow the partner to extend its’ service offering both internally to vastly improve it’s own data gathering, time and resource management capabilities as well as extending these services to its’ customer base – generating additional revenue, attracting new customers and solidifying further existing relationships.

ABJ’s Strategic Partners come in a number of shapes and sizes. However, they all have one thing in common: Strategic Partners are looking to maximise the operational efficiencies within their own business whilst at the same time offering additional highly efficient, cost saving services via drone solutions to both their existing customers and to attract new customers.

Examples of Strategic Partnerships

  • A large Asian based Industrial Conglomerate providing Operational & Maintenance services to the mining and infrastructure sectors
  • A medium sized South American Drone Services company that wanted to provide additional leading technologies to it’s diverse client base. In addition, it required a structured growth and training mechanism to allow for continued and sustainable expansion.
  • A global Renewable Energy Business that wished to adopt drone lead technologies to improve it’s internal Operational & maintenance capabilities as well as improving its’ solutions offering to its’ client base.
  • A medium sized Indian based business that required improved capabilities to expand its’ franchise across the entire sub-continent.
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Why ABJ Drones?

We know drones. We provide unmatched expertise and personalized support to energy companies in the United States, United Kingdom, Europe, Canada, and India who are looking for drone solutions. From state-of-the-art imaging technologies to a global network of 2,500+ certified drone pilots, our drone experts have specialized knowledge and direct experience with a wide range of flying platforms, cameras, sensors, software, and industries.

Custom tailored solutions for Solar farms, Wind farms, Cell Towers, Power lines, Pipelines and more. At ABJ Drones, our experts work with you to understand your needs and help you get the most value from a drone-based solution. Whether you’re looking for a highly-qualified drone pilot or strategic support and insight into existing or upcoming energy inspections, maintenance, management projects, we’re here to help. Anything from inspections to routine maintenance to finding innovative ways to keep your prices competitive while remaining profitable, we do it all.

Drone Consulting

Our specialists partner with you to understand your unique needs and design a custom drone program for your organization. We build effective programs that are aligned with your business goals and give you a high return on investment.

Pilot Services

Whether you need to survey a new site for a solar or wind farm, inspect infrastructure or utilities for faults, or perform routine monitoring of cell towers, we provide the right drone pilot with the right specialist skills for your specific project.

Drone Training

Our professional drone school offers state-of-art training programs to pilots of all skill levels and backgrounds, including colleges and universities, commercial organizations, and government organizations.

Drone Products

We provide you with the most innovative products from DJI, Flir and EcoFlow. Providing you great pricing and custom builds and solutions for more advanced uses. Let us make the tough decisions so you avoid mistakes.

The ABJ Drones Advantage

We specialize in know-how. Whether you’re looking for a local solution or a global one, we’re here to help your energy company fly higher than the competition. We’re fully FAA, CAA, and ISO approved and insured at home and overseas. At ABJ Drones, we create practical, integrative, and innovative drone solutions for energy companies of all sizes, pushing the boundaries of what’s possible. We forge value-driven partnerships and support you every step of the way. From vision to strategy to execution, we’re here to revolutionize the way global businesses integrate drones into their growth strategy and operations.

Let’s Partner Together

Get in touch with us to learn more about our strategic partnership opportunity today.

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