Moore on Manufacturing with James Moore & Company
S3:E4 Moore On Manufacturing: Lean – Its Impact on Culture, Leadership and the Value of Your Business

S3:E4 Moore On Manufacturing: Lean – Its Impact on Culture, Leadership and the Value of Your Business

May 3, 2022

Mike is joined by Ernie Richardson, co-owner of Teaching Lean, Inc. Ernie has 25 years of manufacturing and human resources management experience, including time with Toyota Motor Manufacturing. He is also a coauthor of the book, “The Toyota Engagement Equation.” In this episode they discuss what Lean is, the importance of leadership and culture, standardized processes and KPIs, and how understanding and adopting Lean can increase the value of your business.  

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S3:E4 Moore On Manufacturing: Sales Strategy as a Key Part of Business Value

S3:E4 Moore On Manufacturing: Sales Strategy as a Key Part of Business Value

April 5, 2022

On this episode of Moore on Manufacturing, we’re joined by Sales Xceleration fractional VP Tom Daly. Sales Xceleration helps SMB companies achieve their best sales performances. Mike and Tom discuss sales and sales strategies, developing a sales process, how value proposition is a key part of that strategy, and the steps to get started.

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S3:E3 Moore On Manufacturing: Connecting Operations With Finance

S3:E3 Moore On Manufacturing: Connecting Operations With Finance

March 1, 2022

We often say the financial statements of your company should tell the story of its operations. Your financial team should also work with operations to proactively and cooperatively make informed business decisions. Unfortunately, disconnects often happen between the data used by operations and the data reported by the financial team.  

On this episode of Moore on Manufacturing, Mike discusses the connection between operations and finance with Scott Thomas, chief financial officer at James Moore. Together they talk about why it’s important for operational data to be consistent with financial results and how to make that happen.

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S3:2 Moore On Manufacturing: Efficiency, Sustainability and Profitability

S3:2 Moore On Manufacturing: Efficiency, Sustainability and Profitability

February 1, 2022

In this episode, Mike talks with Andrea Dallan, CEO of Dallan Spa in Italy and author of the books “The Revolution of Efficiency” and “Think Thin.” Andrea explains how he approached efficiency in his manufacturing company. The duo also discusses how manufacturers can build sustainable production processes while still maintaining profitability and the role of automation as the future of the industry.

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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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