Wholesale and Distribution
Competition and low margins are forcing distributors and wholesalers to focus on optimizing profits through cost containment, order handling, operating efficiencies, and reducing the operating cycle.  It takes results-oriented management, acting on timely business advice from professionals with industry expertise, to remain viable and competitive.  Our experience serving the wholesaler and distributor community has given us the knowledge and insight to serve your complex and growing needs.

We can assist in areas such as:
  • Break-even analysis and profit maximization
  • Last in-first out (LIFO) inventory valuations
  • Profitability analysis
  • Financial projections and operating budgets
  • Commission structures
  • Returns control
  • Inventory control
  • Electronic perpetual inventory
  • Order entry systems
  • Re-order point analysis
  • Warehousing systems
  • Overhead containment and profitability studies
  • Evaluation of transportation modes
  • Lease/buy considerations
  • Establishing key performance indicators
  • Insurance cost analysis
  • Ratio analysis and interpreting business trends
  • Rate of return and capital expenditure analysis
  • Financial projections and operating budgets
  • Cash flow management
  • Strategic planning
  • Business plan development
  • Revolving credit facilities
  • Letters-of-credit financing
  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Organization structure
  • Developing business continuity plans
  • Structuring buy/sell agreements
  • Internal control studies
  • Accounting systems design and implementation
  • Employee benefits evaluation
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