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Wholesaler & Manufacturer Challenges: Cash, Credit & Capital (Part 1)

  Arthur F. Rothberg, Managing Director, CFO Edge, LLC  
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In the course of our work with many wholesalers and manufacturers, we hear about the different financial and operational challenges these businesses face. In this new series of articles, we take a close look at both these challenges and the potential solutions that an outsourced CFO services provider can help implement.

This initial article looks at challenges in two areas: 1.) cash flow, cash management and reporting and 2.) lines of credit and working capital. Reviewed are causal factors for the challenges along with recommended solutions to improve results.

Due to significant cost structures and narrow margins, Los Angeles and Southern California wholesalers and manufacturers must maximize operational performance to boost cash flow and profitability. A provider of CFO services works closely with these businesses to identify high-value opportunities to improve results and to implement solutions that resolve challenges like those discussed here.

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