TriVista Identifies $1M in EBITDA Improvement for Specialty Car Care Chemicals Products Co.

Project Scope

A Private Equity firm retained TriVista to conduct a pre-acquisition Quality of Operations®  Due Diligence on a $57M manufacturer and supplier of specialty car care chemical products

Our Approach

  • Conducted visits to the company’s headquarters, 3PL service provider and key supplier facility
  • Interviewed management and key supply chain leaders
  • Assessed the organization structure and leadership
  • Conducted an operational & capacity review to understand future requirements and recommendations
  • Analyzed sales, inventory and current order planning process
  • Evaluated sourcing process and supply chain practices
  • Assessed company’s safety, quality and regulatory compliance

Results Delivered

  • Identified over $500K in cash flow by implementing a basic SIOP process with improved forecasting, planning and scheduling, and through liquidating slow moving and obsolete inventory. In addition,
    identified $1M of EBITDA improvement by developing Lean initiatives, implementing formal sourcing strategies and moving all distribution under one third party service provider.