Are Your Suppliers Meeting Your Demand?

Supply and demand is the name of the game and when your customers are counting on you, you need to know that your suppliers aren’t prohibiting you from meeting the demand. Read on to learn more.

episode 38 – self-reliance: made in america

Long days, vacations, barbecues, baseball … what’s not to enjoy about summer?! It’s also the time of year when we celebrate what it means to pursue the American dream, which is rooted in life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. And, for many, this dream materializes in entrepreneurship and, going a step further, buying American-made … Continued

How To Get Unstuck

Some businesses become stuck and, after a few years, their owners start looking for a way out because they think that they have gone as far as they can – but that’s not always the case. Keep reading to learn how you can get unstuck.

Episode 8: Don’t Settle for a Plate of Spaghetti

On episode 8, “Don’t Settle For a Plate of Spaghetti”, we’re joined by Kyle Stemple, CPA, CGMA, principal & director of manufacturing services at Rea & Associates, specializing in manufacturing accounting and consulting. As a Lean Six Sigma Green Belt, Kyle will uncover some of the common inefficiencies that plague business owners and impact their … Continued

Two Ways to Cut Inventory Taxes

An IRS decision made in late 2010 has created two new ways of treating inventory that could save a construction equipment dealership thousands of dollars in taxes. Before then, the IRS required dealerships to include storage and handling costs in the total values of their inventories. The practice, called capitalization, increased the income on which … Continued

Victory for Dealerships

After years of experiencing an unpopular method of calculating inventory value for tax purposes, it’s time to celebrate. A recent IRS decision marks a victory for the construction equipment and machinery industry that could save your dealership thousands of dollars in additional taxes. At issue was an IRS ruling that required the inclusion of storage … Continued