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|

ATF Inspection Results – FY2014

2014 ATF Inspection Results The attached was published by ATF and is being presented by Orchid Advisors. The presentation includes the Fiscal Year (FY) 2014 [...]

April 2nd, 2015|

Achieving FFL Objectives With Internal Controls

(Download) Firearm company executives and owners invest time preparing business plans, financial forecasts, inventory needs and other tools used to run the business. Whether or [...]

March 26th, 2015|

ATF eForms – Getting Started with Electronic Import Technology

(Download) We live in a world of evolving technology. It embodies most of what we do from email to regulatory forms processing. Not only does [...]

March 19th, 2015|