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Why Strategy is Essential to Privately-Held Company Success

In our work, we have met owners and management teams at hundreds of privately held middle market companies. Most all …

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Lean Construction

Lean Construction is a continuous improvement system that has been implemented at hundreds of the highest performing construction firms around …

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The Art and Science of Acquisition Integration

Successful integration of multiple companies is one of the most complex projects any business leader can undertake. We have worked …

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How family-owned, middle market businesses can prepare their business for sale

You may think that running your business and preparing it for sale require different skill sets, and for some companies …

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Can a Virtual Middle Market Business Transformation Program be Successful?

Given the reduction or even elimination of brick and mortar presence for middle market businesses during the pandemic, an experienced partner in virtual transformation is the asset you may not have known you need. …

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Middle Market Perspective on Distribution and Transportation

Middle market companies often view distribution operations as an inbound receiving function to support manufacturing—necessary to receive, store, and ship …

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Inventory and Obsolescence Management

Middle Market Inventory Management Like most consultants, we ask a lot of questions when we begin an engagement. At the …

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Order Management and Customer Service Optimization

Middle Market Perspectives Order management and customer service in the middle market has evolved slowly over the past 20 years. …

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Manufacturing Optimization

Manufacturing and the Middle Market Across the US Midwest from the end of WWII to the 1980s, most towns and …

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The Evolution of Procurement to Spend Management

Companies large and small underestimate the importance of effective procurement management. Over the years, we have seen that most of …