Dessert Holdings is a PE-owned multinational food manufacturing company, formed through a series of 3 acquisitions, each with different financial structures and systems.
The company required consolidated reporting and sales forecasting. Operational complexity also led to the need for SKU rationalization to eliminate a drag on margins.
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.
• $18MM in unprofitable SKUs eliminated
• +9% EBITDA growth in 2019
• 200 BASIS POINTS gross margin growth in 2019
• MILLIONS SAVED by avoiding new construction