Using the Numbers to Your Advantage

McCrea, Bridget
January 2008
Precast Inc.;Jan/Feb2008, p24
Trade Publication
The article reports on the need of the precast industry to use a QuickBox or another system set up and running in the U.S. It states that manufacturers should look at setting up a standard financial reporting practice that delivers the numbers to management, which in turn can more effectively manage business performance. It also suggests on the combination of the software and a Microsoft Excel spreadsheet to illustrate formulas that calculate the company's inventory turns. INSET: Need a CFO.


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