Distribution

Questions For Distribution-Focused Business Owners:

How do I expand my business without depleting my current resources?

What can I do to create a more sustainable and scalable business?

How can I successfully grow my business and/or prepare for an eventual exit?

How can I exit the day to day without selling?

Our clients in the distribution industry come with deep knowledge of their business and marketplace. Combine that with our financial and industry expertise and it creates a cohesive and collaborative team to help grow your business. We have helped business owners like you with resources to find best solutions to build a healthy, sellable business whether you plan to sell or not.

ClearPath Business Advisors provides the roadmap and resources a distribution business owner needs to address the strategic, operational, financial, and human capital challenges they face in a rapidly changing industry. Recently, we successfully helped a national distribution company navigate the pandemic with detailed and accurate gross margin segmentation for changing product and service mix to improve company profitability, and overseas supply chain management.

  • We start by assessing your company with experts in construction accounting, together with an embedded network of key banking and CPA relationships, specific to the construction industry, that can help promote stability and growth.
  • We will determine your business’ health and value baseline and provide you with a prioritized roadmap that incorporates your long-term vision for value creation and/or an eventual exit.
  • Once key-value enhancers and detractors are identified, we work together to address issues through targeted projects focused on building a healthy, sellable business.
  • Finally, with our experience and network in M&A and exit planning, we provide guidance throughout our relationship. ClearPath Business Advisors provides an array of services that any distribution-focused company may need. If you are looking to expand and grow, ClearPath can provide both financial and organizational strategies to ensure your business grows at the right pace for your industry.

Using your industry knowledge and our financial expertise we will devise a plan together that fits in line with your ultimate goals. We will then develop a solid financial model, unique to your company, and provide attainable goals to achieve optimal growth. As your business expands, ClearPath will create the resources your company needs to address strategic, operational, financial, and human capital challenges.

Why Choose ClearPath?

As former CEOs, CFOs, and other executives, we understand the levers that drive value for businesses and the obstacles that get in the way of increasing that value. Our insights, recommendations, and hands-on delivery are driven by this expertise and guided by our core values of Integration, Convergence, and Service.

ClearPath is a different type of advisory firm, and how we approach philanthropy is different as well. We donate 25% of the success fees earned on M&A transactions to charities of our client’s choosing. In addition, we donate a healthy portion of our consulting fees to non-profit organizations every year, often in partnership with our clients.