CASE STUDIES

Chandler Industries Case Study

Chandler Industries

Client

Chandler Industries is a $70MM PE-owned precision machining company, assembled through a series of 5 acquisitions – each with different financial databases and structures.

Key Problems

With 5 different databases, consolidation and reporting activities were slow, laborious and offered questionable accuracy.

Solutions

Implemented Catalyst by EBM Software, consolidating all disparate databases into one view and structure. Used Catalyst’s reporting tools to cut reporting cycle time and eliminate errors, allowing more time for high-quality analysis.

Results

  66% DECREASE in reporting cycle time
  1 SOURCE of truth for data
  500 BASIS POINTS EBITDA growth in 3 years
  60% SALES INCREASE from 2016-2019

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Cameron's Speciality Coffee Case Study

Cameron’s Coffee

Client

Cameron’s Coffee is an approximately $75MM company specializing in the roasting, sale and distribution of premium specialty coffee. Sold in 2019 to Grupo Nutresa S.A.

Key Problems

Cameron’s suffered from a laborious reporting process, that was lacking critical depth. Their ERP provided no direct visibility into channel-by-channel sales, or critical profitability data.

Solutions

Implemented Catalyst by EBM Software, enabling faster, deeper reporting and the analysis they needed. Catalyst also supported data requests during the company’s sale.

Results

 $113MM Sale to Grupo Nutresa S.A.
 1 SOURCE of truth for data
 ANALYSIS & REPORTING by customer, item & channel

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Dessert Holdings Case Study

Dessert Holdings

Client

Dessert Holdings is a PE-owned multinational food manufacturing company, formed through a series of 3 acquisitions, each with different financial structures and systems.

Key Problems

The company required consolidated reporting and sales forecasting. Operational complexity also led to the need for SKU rationalization to eliminate a drag on margins.

Solutions

Implemented Catalyst by EBM Software, consolidating all disparate databases into one view and structure. Utilized Catalyst’s Profitability Cubes to eliminate low margin SKUs. Used Catalyst’s planning tools to drive efficiency in sales, finance, procurement and manufacturing.

Results

$18MM in unprofitable SKUs eliminated
+9% EBITDA growth in 2019
 200 BASIS POINTS gross margin growth in 2019
 MILLIONS SAVED by avoiding new construction

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