Rives & Associates



Need to make the best of rising transportation costs, domestic and foreign competition, low margins and inventory control concerns? We can help. At Rives & Associates, wholesale/distribution has grown to be one of our largest industry specialty areas. We understand your business needs and we’ll help you find solutions that meet your specific objectives.
In addition to traditional accounting, auditing, tax and consulting services, we provide a full range of industry-specific business advisory services designed to increase your profitability, improve your competitive position and reduce your operating costs:

  • Cost controls, budgeting and cash flow analysis
  • Customized inventory control systems
  • Benchmarking studies
  • Employee benefits consulting
  • Strategic business planning
  • Cross-border transactions
  • Mergers & acquisitions
  • Business succession planning
  • Assistance with bank financing
  • Computer/IT consulting

Our wholesale industry specialists have assisted hundreds of small to medium-sized distribution firms in maintaining their competitive advantage. Our clients include entities with foreign-based parent companies and many closely-held businesses. They bring a variety of goods to the marketplace, ranging from food products, clothing, furniture and vitamins to equipment, machinery, auto parts, manufacturing supplies, software and more. At Rives & Associates, we’ll help you operate your business more productively, so you can deliver the right products to the right customer at the right price-in the most cost-efficient manner.

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