Agricultural Services Company – Restructuring & Turnaround

Agricultural Services Company – Restructuring & Turnaround

Problem:

A leading agricultural services company had diversified into non-core business activities and was losing money. It’s overheads had grown substantially higher and its business processes were not fit for purpose. The owners were beginning to losing control of the business. Day-to-day issues were taking precedence over pushing the business in the direction they had originally intende

Construction Company – Lack of understanding of costs

Construction Company – Lack of understanding of costs

Problem:

Client lacked an understanding of costs on a project specific basis, and could not identify which projects were enhancing profitability and which were holding them back. Client also lacked a process or structure to track orders (both sales & purchases), invoicing and cash flow. Duplication, inefficiencies and a lack of communication between the accounting function and other departments was leading to substantial additional costs for the company.

Ireland & UK Distribution Company – Inventory Management System

Ireland & UK Distribution Company – Inventory Management System

Problem:

Client was stuck using an old legacy inventory system which had both automated & manual aspects. Management & staff found it very challenging as stock data and files were stored on a spreadsheet, invoices were generated by an accounting system and stock controlled on another system. The whole process was very time consuming with little value adding reports for inventory control & decision making purposes. Also, the system was heavily dependent a couple of individuals for detailed knowledge and this risked the nightmare of key staff members leaving.