Wholesale and Industrial Inventories


GA’s highly specialized associates have extensive experience appraising a wide range of wholesale and industrial inventories, including but not limited to:

  • Aerospace
  • Apparel/Textiles
  • Automotive
  • Beer, Wine, and Spirits
  • Building Materials
  • Chemicals and Plastics
  • Electronics/Technology
  • Food Processing
  • Fuels/Lubricants and Oilfield
  • Furniture
  • Medical Equipment and Supplies
  • Metals
  • Paper and Packaging
  • Pharmaceuticals/Nutraceuticals
  • Printing


GA utilizes certain factors in determining recovery values, including the following for distributors:

  • Weeks of supply
  • Level of aged or slow-moving inventory
  • Nature of inventory (i.e., basic, specialized)
  • Customer base and concentration
  • Financial indicators such as sales trends and gross margins
  • Market conditions
  • Time of year/seasonality
  • Technological obsolescence


For manufacturers, GA may additionally factor in the following:

  • Nature of raw materials (i.e., commodity, customized)
  • Nature of work-in-process (i.e., stage of completion, alternate uses, scrap values)
  • Feasibility of a conversion
  • Contracts and open sales orders
  • Market prices
  • Private labels