Face it, we live in an as-it-happens world. Yesterday’s news today is old news. Like it or not, the accounting function is in the news distribution business. The financial stories it publishes can significantly influence the decisions made by management. However, the accounting discipline doesn’t churn out information like mass media. The financial close process has long been one of the most challenging processes for a financial leader to manage, optimize, and control.
Food and beverage distributors are facing radical industry changes that threaten their future success with increased automation, new technologies, and trends toward sourcing locally for healthier and fresher products. Segments of the market continue to consolidate with new competitors emerging in niche markets and monstrous corporations like Amazon entering the industry with plans to shake […]