Services

We develop high-level management strategies for long-term success, pair professionals with the right company, and facilitate mergers and acquisitions that maximize results for all parties.

Strategic Consulting

From business planning to workflow and marketing to asset management, we can help to improve your business no matter your goals.

Business Planning

PRACTICE LEADERS: BOB DALE, MORRIS SLEMKO, DARREN LOKEN, SEAN TWOMEY, DANNY BROWN

Whether a total business or sales plan, we analyze all aspects of your business, presenting a plan for  implementation to take your company to the next level.

Operational Efficiency

PRACTICE LEADERS: HOWARD CONWAY, NICKY MILNER, KEN FREEK, SEAN TWOMEY

We perform an analysis over the total operation to improve efficiency, reduce waste, press downtime, and  costs of sale. Following our analysis, we’ll provide recommendations for improvement and change  management services.

Workflow Operations

PRACTICE LEADERS: HOWARD CONWAY, NICKY MILNER, DARREN LOKEN

Looking to increase savings and efficiency? Our unique approach to workflow analysis will assess your  current business processes and provide tailored recommendations to improve business performance, increase team engagement, and find hidden savings.

Marketing for Sales Growth

PRACTICE LEADERS: KEN FREEK, NICOLE MORRISON, GORD GRIFFITHS, SEAN TWOMEY, DANNY BROWN

Looking to attract new customers? We help printers communicate their unique selling proposition,  demonstrate the value of their services, and engage their target audience to generate the right leads.

Supply Chain Management

PRACTICE LEADERS: BOB DALE, HOWARD CONWAY, KEN FREEK, SEAN TWOMEY

Seeking new insights into your supply and distribution channels? CFR’s consultants can provide a full  assessment and recommended strategy to increase efficiency, optimize selection, and reduce costs.

Print Procurement Automation

PRACTICE LEADERS: BOB DALE, GORD GRIFFITHS, KEN FREEK, SEAN TWOMEY, DANNY BROWN

For print buyers, we review operations and processes to understand current state, identify efficiency, and  quantify cost reduction opportunities through automation.

Recruiting / People Development

From technical experts to skilled leaders, and everything in between, we help companies find the right people to grow their business.

Recruitment

PRACTICE LEADER: HEATHER BLACK 

Whether it’s technical, shop, office, sales, or executive resources you’re seeking, our industry veteran Heather Black can help you find the people you need to grow your business.

Fractional Management Staffing

PRACTICE LEADERS: HEATHER BLACK, GORD GRIFFITHS, KEN FREEK, DANNY BROWN

Some organizations do not need to hire full-time leaders to achieve results. CFR can arrange for an  experienced expert in marketing, sales, or management to be available on a contractual arrangement. 

New Manager Assimilation

PRACTICE LEADER: GARY FORGET 

The first six months in a leadership role are critical for teamwork to evolve. Our tools are proven to  accelerate cohesion, team spirit, and performance. Your leaders and their teams will thank you.

Succession Planning

PRACTICE LEADERS: GARY FORGET, GORD GRIFFITHS, DANNY BROWN

Did you know that two out of three promoted leaders fail in their new assignment – through no fault of  their own. That’s how much environmental forces influence performance. 

Mergers & Acquisitions

Connecting for Results facilitates mergers and acquisitions that maximize results for all parties. We support buyers and sellers through every stage of the M&A process.

Facilitate Purchase or Sale of Business

PRACTICE LEADERS: GORD GRIFFITHS, MORRIS SLEMKO, SEAN TWOMEY, DANNY BROWN

CFR will lead and conduct the activity to help decision makers achieve their M+A goals.  

Seller Preparation and Support

PRACTICE LEADERS: MORRIS SLEMKO, GORD GRIFFITHS, DARREN LOKEN, SEAN TWOMEY

We will assist you in preparing your business for sale and lead and/or support you through the process.

Opportunity Analysis / Valuation

PRACTICE LEADERS: MORRIS SLEMKO, SEAN TWOMEY                    

We will help to identify hidden value in your business, create strategies to maximize your valuation, and  develop an objective valuation of your company.  

Buyer - Post Sale Success

PRACTICE LEADERS: GORD GRIFFITHS, MORRIS SLEMKO, SEAN TWOMEY 

Acquiring a business is only the first step. We are here to help ensure the ongoing success of the  transaction and to realize projected synergies. We can assist in integrating the acquired assets,  personnel / culture, and processes into your organization while minimizing disruptions to the business.

Case Studies

See our work on past projects. Have any questions? Contact us.

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