Firearm Point of Sale – NICS Submission Methods

NICS-adjusted background checks were just released, reflecting the highest September on record. The increase in volume makes this an opportune time to refresh our knowledge [...]

October 15th, 2015|

The FFL Revocation Process

Halloween is just around the corner, but we aren’t trying to “scare you” with today’s discussion on ATF revocations! It’s important for FFLs to learn [...]

October 1st, 2015|

Turning ATF Compliance Efforts into ATF Compliant Results

We live in an age when we expect quick results. Our oil changes take about 10 minutes, our fast food restaurants boast a 60 second [...]

September 17th, 2015|

What Do I Need To Know About Manufacturing NFA Firearms

What do I need to know about manufacturing NFA firearms? The ATF’s website contains many useful guides to assist in the compliance process. Amongst them [...]

June 18th, 2015|

National Task Force Advisory Regarding Exploding Targets

“Exploding Targets (ETs) are a combination of non-explosive chemicals sold in a pre-packed form that, when throroughly mixed, form a high explosive for use in [...]

June 11th, 2015|

Daily Compliance Tasks vs Inspection Preparation

Are you ready for your next ATF compliance inspection?  If the ATF showed up today, would you have a pit in your stomach or a [...]

June 4th, 2015|

Five Critical Tips for Selling Internationally through Exporters

Alert - Be aware of 3rd party organizations that may contact you to register for the 2015 FICC or Hotel (ex: Exhibitors Housing Services is NOT an [...]

April 16th, 2015|

Orchid Advisors and NSSF Announce Platinum Sponsor Epicor and ATF Program Sessions At 2015 Firearms Compliance Conference

Hartford, CT, APRIL 7, 2015 — Orchid Advisors, the only management consultancy dedicated to the firearms industry, and NSSF, the trade association for the firearms [...]

April 7th, 2015|

ATF Compliance and Business Profits Jump With CCM

Software-based business analytics are being used to monitor transactions on a real-time basis, including but not limited to: firearm sales discounts, expense reimbursements, and even [...]

April 5th, 2015|

ATF Compliance Inspections – What Do I Need to Know

Each year, the ATF releases its fiscal year inspection results. The findings are the result of Industry Operations Investigators' field work. This advisory answers five [...]

April 2nd, 2015|