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Manufacturing and Distribution

The return of manufacturing to the U.S. is a welcome one with benefits for retailers, consumers and distributors. Although demand is on the upswing, pressing challenges remain. 

Meet the Partners

For today’s manufacturing and distribution companies, increasing competition, shrinking margins and liquidity are significant challenges. Although price increases are difficult to engineer, many other enticing growth strategies remain viable including such as cost-cutting, workflow improvements, automation, outsourcing, acquisitions and global expansion. The key, of course, is to seize these opportunities in ways that align with everyday operations and overall business objectives – precisely what PKF O’Connor Davies specialists help our clients achieve every day.

Our in-depth understanding of their operations, competition and global regulations helps clients make high-stakes decisions.

Solutions that Drive Success

Serving as trusted advisors, our specialists help clients identify, structure and implement proactive strategies to drive ongoing, sustainable success. We assist with:

  • Acquisition Strategy and Integration
  • Assurance: Audits, Reviews, Compilations
  • Cost Segregation
  • Due Diligence
  • Enterprise Risk Management
  • Forensic Accounting
  • Internal Audit
  • Management and IT consulting
  • Restructuring
  • Royalty Audits
  • Strategic and succession planning
  • Tax Planning and Compliance
  • Transfer Pricing
  • Valuation

Diverse Industry Experience

Our experience working with firms of all types equips us to identify opportunities for mitigating overall tax liabilities through business entity structuring. For firms contemplating domestic expansion, we assess tax implications and help them plan to meet this expense within regulatory guidelines, avoid onerous penalties and back tax payments. Our clients represent diverse sectors:

  • Apparel, footwear and accessories
  • Automobile distribution
  • Durable medical equipment
  • Electronics
  • Food and beverage
  • Fragrances and cosmetics
  • Furniture
  • Jewelry
  • Metal fabrication
  • Tools and equipment

Global Expertise

For U.S. companies and U.S. subsidiaries of foreign manufacturing and distribution companies, we provide a full range of accounting, auditing, tax and business advisory services to. Our membership in the PKF International network enables us to support client initiatives at the local, regional and international levels.