Manufacturing & Distribution


Manufacturers and distributors face unique challenges both domestically and internationally, including increasing labor costs, growing international competition, regulatory compliance, increasing healthcare costs, a decreasing labor market, and even the ability to accurately measure their product costs.

PBO Advisory helps you find solutions to tackle these challenges. Our senior-level professionals provide the information you need to make better, more informed business decisions.  Let our talented employees assist you in the following areas:

  • Inventory management and control
  • New product manufacturing costs determinations and expected gross margins prior to product launch
  • Testing and maintaining products costs including standard, actual, weighted average and other costing methods
  • Factory and labor utilization and capacities for those that manufacture their products at their own facilities.
  • Job costing for construction and other projects
  • Operations consulting
  • Augment internal controls
  • Fraud forensics
  • HR support


Scott Palka, CPA, MBA, CFA

Consulting CFO / Member