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Manufacturers:

Successful Sale of the Business

Long established, medium sized kitchen manufacturer

Problem:
owners wished to sell but profitability too low to command the price they wanted

Solution:
we identified that product mix management was the key to profitability, which increased six-fold. Business sold for their price


Terms of Trade Analysis Leads to Strategic Re-Direction

Medium sized plastics manufacturer

Problem:
strong competitive pressures

Solution:
redesigned management financial reports enabled precise analysis of changing terms of trade. New markets identified


Let's Get Practical

Small manufacturer of specialist trade equipment

Problem:
how to set up and maintain more than 5,000 product standard cost sheets

Solution:
don't. Wasn't going to be cost-effective. Our focus on material costs produces essential management insight at a fraction the cost


The One That Got Away

Medium sized manufacturer of household products

Newly appointed finance director's baby: a $250,000 system integrating all aspects of manufacturing and accounting

Problem:
too ambitious. Our advice not taken

Outcome:
finance director resigned. Project scrapped. $250,000 written off. Two years wasted

 
 

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