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Preparing Your Manufacturing Business for Sale

  • On 10/29/2018
Improve your profitability and maximize your valuation   A recent study showed that 75% of business owners regretted selling their business 12 months after closing.  This metric addresses the deep regret owners experience when thinking about what they could have done better when selling their business. There are two factors that typically drive the value […]
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So You Want to Sell Your Business for a Higher Multiple …

  • On 10/24/2018
We examine one of the principal quantitative factors that potential acquirers use to value small to medium businesses   There are many factors that a potential acquirer will consider when valuing a business for sale.  However, the most common valuation method used for small to medium businesses is to apply a multiple to the adjusted […]
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Why Having One Production Schedule is Not Enough

  • On 08/28/2018
If you’re running APS scheduling, then you must know that one production schedule will probably not meet all your business needs   If you’re running Advanced Planning and Scheduling (APS), then you must know that one production schedule will probably not meet all your business needs.  You can test this assertion by selecting which of […]
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Production Schedule Volatility Got You Down?

  • On 07/22/2018
Manufacturers need to step back and think about what they want to achieve with a production schedule so they can take maximum advantage of their ERP system and make it more effective   Many manufacturers are all too familiar with the concept of "MRP volatility" or "system nervousness" regarding their ERP production schedule.  The root cause […]
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