Wholesale & Distribution


When it comes to getting goods from thousands of manufacturers into the hands of consumers, the role of wholesale and distribution companies is a crucial one. With millions of products on the market and new products being introduced every day, the wholesale and distribution industries have much room for growth. Intense competition and the threat of low profit margins, however, make reducing the operating cycle and containing costs absolute necessities for wholesalers and distributors striving to be successful.

Windes works with wholesalers and distributors to provide timely business advice and valuable solutions to complex challenges. Our experience provides insight to wholesalers and distributors and helps them operate more effectively and efficiently. We have helped numerous companies become stronger and better competitors within their industries.

Services for wholesalers and distributors include:

  • Accounting systems design and implementation
  • Attestation engagements: examinations, reviews, and agreed-upon procedures
  • Break-even analysis and profit maximization
  • Business plan development
  • Cash flow management
  • Cost segregation studies
  • Employee benefit services
  • Evaluation of transportation modes
  • Financial forecasts and projections
  • Financial statements: audits, reviews, compilations, and agreed-upon procedures
  • Internal control attest and assurance procedures
  • Inventory control
  • Lease/buy considerations
  • LIFO inventory valuations
  • Operating budget and operational reviews
  • Organizational structure
  • Overhead containment
  • Tax planning and consulting

For more information, please contact:

Scott J. Dionne, CPA
Robert M. Corbin, CPA, MST, CGMA, CM&AA
Jeffrey S. Fields, CPA, MST
Susan A. Laputz, CPA, MST
Jeffrey H. Parsell, CPA