• Swissport is the world's largest provider of ground and cargo handling services in the aviation industry, moving more than 4 million tons of cargo a year in 48 countries. But as Kim Lanham, the director of FP&A for Swissport North America, found out, the U.S.-based operation had room for improvement in how it moved and managed financial data.

    “I started at Swissport in February of 2015 and when I got there they said, ‘You are going to be consolidating 2,000 spreadsheets come budget season that summer,’” Lanham told me at our Host Analytics World conference last May. “And I said, ‘Oh no, no,

    Posted by on October 12, 2017
    Topics: Reporting
  • In today’s fast-changing and highly competitive global marketplace, companies can’t afford to have Finance and Operations running off different playbooks.

    To win market share and increase profitability, every department must be aligned on goals and objectives, allocating resources to the right market opportunities at the right time.

    This was the topic of a recent Argyle virtual event, sponsored by Host Analytics, titled "Break Down the Silos: Align Finance and Operations."  The panelists included Michael Bowman, Regional CFO at Weber Shandwick and Nick Hawtrey, Chief Financial Officer at

    Posted by on May 31, 2017