Quantalyst specializes in the tools, training and expertise to leverage your existing staff and systems and maximize the cash returns of customer and product portfolios. We have proven our effectiveness by attracting a substantial amount of repeat client business. We work with clients in many different industries.
Quantalyst's mission is to help its clients increase their profitability through:
- Leveraging existing cost accounting systems
- Understanding their true Cost-to-Serve and Cost-to-Produce
- Price analytics and pricing strategy
- Customer and SKU profitability analysis
Our services are designed to:
- Maximize cash returns for existing customer and product portfolios
- Drive cost reduction through improved utilization of existing systems and staff
- Create a profitable business structure that reflects the reality of individual markets
Watch a video in which Dean Baker explains some of the concepts behind cost and profit analytics.
In just a few minutes, you can understand how these techniques can help your company or division operate more profitably by leveraging your existing systems infrastructure, moving to fact-based decisions and building business processes that reflect market reality.
Dean D. Baker founded Quantalyst in 1993 and continues as the firm's Managing Director.
Dean has led a variety of engagements that have extended across the consumer, manufacturing, pharmaceutical and distribution sectors. Prior to founding the firm, he held senior positions in process and financial analysis in specialty chemicals, finance and banking. While with an investment firm, he was instrumental in the development and deployment of purchase order financing for select high-growth companies. He is active on various boards and nonprofits including past elected officer and treasurer of The Pewabic Society, a former client and a chapter board member of the American Production and Inventory Control Society. He holds certifications as a CMA (Certified Management Accountant) and CPIM (Certified Production and Inventory Manager).
Dean makes regular presentations before professional societies including the Institute of Management Accountants, the American Production and Inventory Control Society and others on cost accounting techniques, pricing strategy and related topics. His articles have been published in The Journal of Corporate Renewal, Management Accounting and The World Batch Forum.