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.
From business planning to workflow and marketing to asset management, we can help to improve your business no matter your goals.
PRACTICE LEADERS: BOB DALE, MORRIS SLEMKO, 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.
PRACTICE LEADERS: HOWARD CONWAY, NICKY MILNER, KEN FREEK, SEAN TWOMEY, DALE FORD
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.
PRACTICE LEADERS: HOWARD CONWAY, NICKY MILNER, DALE FORD
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, WAYNE MOIR
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
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, WAYNE MOIR
For print buyers, we review operations and processes to understand current state, identify efficiency, and quantify cost reduction opportunities through automation.
Recruiting / People Development
PRACTICE LEADER: HEATHER BLACK, WAYNE MOIR
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, WAYNE MOIR
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, WAYNE MOIR
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.
PRACTICE LEADERS: GARY FORGET, GORD GRIFFITHS, DANNY BROWN, WAYNE MOIR
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
Facilitate Purchase or Sale of Business
PRACTICE LEADERS: GORD GRIFFITHS, MORRIS SLEMKO, SEAN TWOMEY, DANNY BROWN, DALE FORD, WAYNE MOIR
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, DALE FORD, WAYNE MOIR
We will assist you in preparing your business for sale and lead and/or support you through the process.
Opportunity Analysis / Valuation
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, DALE FORD, WAYNE MOIR
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.
Waste Reduction for Folding Carton Company
With our help, this folding carton company achieved a high ROI by implementing a waste reduction plan.
Mid-Size Commercial Printer Wins with Acquistion Support
This commercial printer client completed a successful acquisition with our support.
Software Developer Needs Go-To-Market Strategy
This project resulted in a long list of qualified prospects for a software developer client.
Direct Mail Expansion Study
Our direct mail client expanded sales 8 times in 3 years with our plan.