MANUFACTURING & WHOLESALE
Manufacturing and wholesale business owners need to establish trust and credibility, cultivate strong relationships with clients, navigate a competitive marketplace and offer services that are impactful to the bottom line. Our consultants will analyze your client base, assess the profitability of your offerings and help you develop marketing initiatives to achieve the results you want.
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SOME EXAMPLES OF WHAT WE DO
Cash tied up in inventory? TAP consultants can use their suite of inventory tools to help you understand the cost of holding inventory, chart inventory turnover, and formulate ways to sell excess inventory so that you can improve your cash position.
Can’t assess which product lines are profitable? TAP consultants will analyze your variable costs (COGS) to identify which of your products are more profitable, so that you can direct resources appropriately.
Are you getting paid fast enough? TAP Consultants can help you map out your invoicing and billing process to to identify any gaps vs. best practices and then help you close those gaps so you receive your money more quickly.
Need a deeper understanding of your cash flow? TAP consultants will use their proprietary Cash Flow Tool to understand the timing of your cash inflows and outflows and to determine if your business is generating sufficient funds to service daily operations, cover expenses, and fund future growth. Our consultants will work with you to identify potential expense reduction opportunities and additional sources of income.
Ready to grow and want to see if you can have distributors or brokers sell your products? TAP consultants can help you understand what margins you need to be able to support these middle men and still make money.
Trying to compare current and prospective vendors? TAP consultants will leverage their Vendor Analysis Tool to analyze and rank each partnership, and ultimately determine which vendors best meet your needs.
Are you struggling with time management? Do you know how many hours you are allocating to different aspects of your business? TAP consultants will use the Timelog Tool to understand how time is being spent. The Task Reallocation Tool will suggest which tasks can be eliminated, delegated, automated or may necessitate a new hire. These recommendations will ensure your precious time is optimized.
Do you need impactful sales materials to win new business? TAP consultants will use the Brand Strategy Worksheet to formulate your message and clarify what makes your business unique. They will help develop a powerful Sales Sheet that highlights your expertise, connects with prospective customers and creates demand for your services.
Want to understand how your pricing and products measure up vs. your competitors? TAP's Competitive Quadrant Tool will compare your pricing and value proposition with competitors. With this information, you can better highlight key differentiators and adjust price and offerings accordingly.
Is your website an effective sales tool? Our TAP consultants will work with you to ensure your website highlights your quality services, demonstrates your expertise, builds credibility and captures the attention of those in need of your service.
Services available in Spanish. Servicios en Español.