Austin Sheridan Consulting, LLC

Austin Sheridan offers more than 45 years of experience in the firearms and munitions industry, with a special focus on the international distribution of commercial hunting, law enforcement/tactical/military, and Original Equipment Manufacturers products. Our expertise covers multiple sectors of the industry – importers, dealers, chain stores, mail order firms and OEM groups.

Austin Sheridan Consulting LLC is compliant with DOC Snap R export license, BATF Importer and FFL license, does not exhibit in any more industry exhibitions.

Consulting Expertise:

Client Assessment

  • Vet international customer base (by country)
  • Develop international customer profile(s)
  • Match industry manufacturers and branding profiles
  • Apply customer model(s) to future opportunities

Export Business Planning

  • Create client- and/or product-specific programs covering production, logistics, marketing, and sales
  • Develop strategic pricing initiatives for market introduction and penetration
  • Develop marketing goals to sustain brand and distribution objectives
  • Install a marketing plan for consistent and sustainable growth

Licensing, Logistics, and Government Relations

  • Warehouse and Proof House networks, import/export certifications
  • Tax strategies – excise, duty, VAT
  • Exchange rate and currency strategies
  • Shipping, packaging, and labeling guidance
  • Navigation of State Department, Commerce Department and BATF bureaucracies

Key Industry Memberships, Exhibitions and Shows

  • Selection and introductions for industry trade associations
  • Coordination of show and exhibition participation (SHOT, IWA, NASGW)
  • Assessment of sales representative opportunities and strategies

Areas of coverage and region-specific data

  • US and Canada
  • Pacific Rim
  • Central and Southern Africa
  • Europe, Eastern Russia, and Caucasus
  • Land use, hunting participation, and firearms ownership demographics
  • Firearms and hunting regulations

Austin Sheridan


  • Black Hills Ammuntion
  • RUAG Ammotec GmbH
  • Hodgdon Powders
  • Springfield Armory
  • SinterFire
  • Taurus International
  • PMC
  • Grovtec USA
  • Nosler Bullets
  • Weatherby
  • Warne Mounts

Contact Austin Sheridan

The first step in partnering with Austin Sheridan is to fill out our confidential inquiry form. Completed forms can be emailed to us.

Please contact us directly for fee schedule.
Phone: 860.250.2670 | Email us »

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