Commercial Products

Wholesale Distribution

Wholesale distribution expertise to help you reach your financial and performance goals.

Distribution-focused accounting pros can help manage inventory efficiently, improve operating effectiveness, and more.

Managing your business in order to compete successfully in domestic and global markets can be challenging. From supply chain disruption and labor shortages to regulatory compliance and tax liabilities, wholesale distributors need to strategically navigate many obstacles to expand growth opportunities and minimize risk.

FORVIS professionals draw on more than 50 years of wholesale distribution industry experience to provide sound guidance and tailored solutions to each client’s specific business needs. Utilizing extensive technical and industry knowledge, we help distributors enhance cash flow, manage inventory effectively, improve operating effectiveness, and limit tax exposure.

We remain ahead of current and oncoming trends by ongoing involvement in distribution industry and trade associations. Our long-term view of industry trends and pending legislative and regulatory activity provide us with a thorough understanding of the issues inherent to the industry.


FORVIS provides wholesale distribution companies with a full range of assurance services. We utilize a risk-based approach to understand your business, including strategies and processes, to assess the key risk areas that threaten the accuracy of your financial statements and progress toward your business objectives. Assurance services include:

  • Audits, Reviews, & Compilations
  • Attest & Agreed-Upon Procedures
  • Employee Benefit Plan Audits
  • Inventory Costing Analysis & Control Studies
  • Lease Accounting
  • Outsourced Accounting Services
  • Internal Auditing & Internal Controls
  • International Financial Reporting Standards
  • SOC Reports


Tax planning can be complex for companies with tax liabilities at the local, state, federal, and global levels. We work with you to help mitigate tax liability, maintain compliance, and enhance cash flow. FORVIS’ tax pros can assist with:

  • Tax Return Preparation (Federal, State, Local, & International)
  • Cash Tax Planning
  • Multistate Planning & Nexus Studies
  • Multinational Inbound & Outbound Tax Planning
  • Sales & Use Tax Consulting & Compliance
  • Transfer Pricing
  • Research & Development Studies
  • Tax Provision Preparation & Consulting
  • Accounting Method Reviews
  • Cost Segregation Studies
  • Tangible Property Repair Regulation Studies
  • Incentives & Credits Planning
  • Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP)
  • Coordination of Foreign Country Compliance & Reporting


FORVIS can help you improve quality and safety, control costs for more competitive pricing, plan investments in new plants and information technology, and more. Our consulting pros can assist with:

  • Benchmarking, Forecasts, & Trend Analysis
  • Buy- & Sell-Side Due Diligence
  • Enterprise Risk Management
  • Forensic & Valuation Services
  • Cybersecurity 
  • Inventory Accounting
  • IT Security & Software Consulting
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Risk Assessments
  • Succession Planning
  • Transaction Advisory Services
  • Environmental, Social, & Governance (ESG) Consulting Services

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