Moore on Manufacturing with James Moore & Company
S3E1 - Moore On Manufacturing: A Big-Picture Look at Your 2022

S3E1 - Moore On Manufacturing: A Big-Picture Look at Your 2022

January 4, 2022

On this episode of Moore on Manufacturing, Mike is joined by Jessica Lovatt, President and CEO of the Volusia Manufacturers Association (VMA). The duo takes a big-picture look at what they anticipate for 2022—labor shortages, how manufacturers are working to become environmentally friendly, employee retention and more. They also discuss what brings value to your business, involvement in the community, and the importance of building a strong network of manufacturers.

S2E12: Moore On Manufacturing: Forecasting & Budgeting to Support Growth and Value

S2E12: Moore On Manufacturing: Forecasting & Budgeting to Support Growth and Value

December 7, 2021

On this episode, Mike is joined by Scott Thomas, chief financial officer at James Moore. Together they discuss how to utilize forecasting and budgeting in your organization. They also cover how it supports growth and profitability and increases the value of your business.

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S2E11: Moore On Manufacturing: Tax Law Updates and Planning for Year End

S2E11: Moore On Manufacturing: Tax Law Updates and Planning for Year End

November 2, 2021

On this episode of Moore on Manufacturing we’re joined by John VanDuzer, partner with James Moore and leader of our tax service lines. Together we discuss tax planning opportunities and reminders for year end. John will also give us an update on where things stand with potential tax law changes.

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00:10 – Welcome & Introductions

1:20 – Approaching Year End and Taxes

2:06 – Special Tax Benefits or Credits

2:30 – Employee Retention Credit

3:00 – Qualified Business Income

4:27 – R&D Example

5:30 – Things to Think About

8:46 – Industrial Bonus Depreciations

10:01 – Year 0End Taxable Inventory

12:23 – Get Rid of Equipment Not Being Used

13:18 – Cash Basis Provisions

16:20 – The Latest Perspective on The Biden Tax Plan

25:25 – Wrap-Up

S2E10: Moore On Manufacturing: Leverage Your ERP to Increase Your Business’ Value

S2E10: Moore On Manufacturing: Leverage Your ERP to Increase Your Business’ Value

October 5, 2021

On this episode, Mike is joined by Sunny Han, CEO and Founder of Fulcrum. Together they talk about enterprise resource planning (ERP) systems, including what they are, pitfalls to avoid in their implementation, how program interfaces work and why they’re important for manufacturers. Most importantly, they discuss how proper usage of an ERP system will help increase your business’ value.

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S2E9: Risky Business: Is Your Company in Compliance With Tax Laws?

S2E9: Risky Business: Is Your Company in Compliance With Tax Laws?

September 7, 2021

With states more aggressively enforcing state and local taxes, manufacturers could be putting themselves at risk of noncompliance—particularly with the tax law changes we’ve seen in recent years. Manufacturers often aren’t aware they may need to file additional state income tax or sales tax returns in other states.

On this episode of Moore on Manufacturing, Mike and James Moore tax director Melody Lechleidner discuss the areas of risk that should concern your company. Areas covered include sales tax (including exemptions for manufacturing), income taxes in other states, and how the value of your business can be negatively impacted if you haven’t been compliant with tax laws.

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S2E8: Moore on Manufacturing: Harness the Power of Data Analytics and Business Intelligence

S2E8: Moore on Manufacturing: Harness the Power of Data Analytics and Business Intelligence

August 3, 2021

Manufacturers produce significant amounts of data, but it’s often difficult to collect and summarize in a usable way. When you’re able to harness this information, it can be used to make strategic decisions that will help your business operate more efficiently and increase in value. In this episode of Moore on Manufacturing, we discuss business intelligence and data analytics—what they are, why they’re important and how you can use them to start leveraging your data.

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S2E7: Moore on Manufacturing: A First-Person Perspective on Transition Planning

S2E7: Moore on Manufacturing: A First-Person Perspective on Transition Planning

July 6, 2021

It’s one thing to consult with experts about transition planning—but who better to talk on it than someone who has been through it?

On this episode of Moore on Manufacturing, Mike and Carrie are joined by John Louizes, owner of Zeno’s Boardwalk Sweet Shop (home of the world’s most famous taffy). John transitioned into the family business that was owned and operated by his father. Now that John’s son is getting older, he’s bringing him into the fold as well. The conversation includes weathering changes in the business, wishing things had been done differently and his future plans with his son.

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S2E6 - Moore on Manufacturing: From Hurricanes to Hackers - Protect Your Network Now!

S2E6 - Moore on Manufacturing: From Hurricanes to Hackers - Protect Your Network Now!

June 1, 2021

The news is filled with scary stories of hacking, ransomware, and other data loss. Now hurricane season is upon us and for many businesses’ employees continue to work remotely. On this episode of Moore on Manufacturing we are joined by Curtis McCallister who will share ways to protect your data from loss in the event of a hurricane or other disaster. We will also discuss how to protect your systems from ransomware and other viruses. Finally, we will look at ways for your remote employees to connect securely to your network.

00:10 - Welcome & introductions
01:22 - How to protect data and information systems in the event of a Hurricane, fire or other forms data loss
03:09 - Testing your backup system
06:09 - Protecting your equipment
07:23 - Protecting your system against hacking and ransomware
10:15 - Protecting your manufacturing equipment from network intrusion
11:26 - Training Employees to recognized cyber risks
14:08 - What to do if an employee has been compromised with a cyber-attack
16:10 - Managing a mobile workforce
18:46 - How to make sure our email and website is always available
20:59 - Top two things to think about
22:02 - Wrap-up

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S2E5 - Moore on Manufacturing: Employee Engagement and Retention Strategies

S2E5 - Moore on Manufacturing: Employee Engagement and Retention Strategies

May 4, 2021

Back in January, we talked with the VMA about the difficulty of recruiting and finding workers. Today’s episode continues the human resource discussion with the challenges of employee retention. Joining Mike and Carrie is Julie Kniseley, Director of James Moore’s HR Solutions. Together they’ll talk about what retention and engagement mean, what causes issues on those fronts, how to know if your employees are engaged, and what you can do to improve your company’s performance in these areas.

00:10 - Welcome & introductions
00:25 - Who’s dealing with labor shortages?
03:50 - What do employee engagement and retention mean?
05:38 - How does an employer determine the level of engagement with its employees?
07:48 - How does a company add value to its employees?
10:53 - Who should be talking to employees?
15:25 - What can manufacturers do to improve engagement and retention?
19:43 - How does a company get investment and commitment from the younger generations?
23:43 - Wrap-up

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S2E4 - Moore on Manufacturing: How Transition Planning Can Help Your Business Now!

S2E4 - Moore on Manufacturing: How Transition Planning Can Help Your Business Now!

April 6, 2021

Heather Parbst, Director of Transition Planning with Velocity Advisory Group, will help businesses understand what transition and exit planning is. Along with James Moore's partner Mike Sibley and director Carrie Boynton, she’ll discuss common missteps made in the process, drivers that increase business value, and how focusing on them can add more profitability now!

00:10 - Welcome & introductions
00:54 - What is transition and exit planning?
03:05 - Common mistakes business owners make as they get ready to sell their business
05:01 - Different avenues to take when transitioning
06:29 - Some things Heather Parbst learned when selling her prior business
10:12 - Value drivers business owners should focus on
11:15 - Owner independence during and beyond transitioning
12:59 - Other important value drivers
17:15 - Which value driver do businesses overlook the most?
18:30 - Wrap-up

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