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Order-to-Cash Cycle in WCM

Background

The Order-to-Cash Cycle (O2C) covers all the processes from taking the order through to banking the payment receipt, see figure below. The main working capital management objective in O2C is to…

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Working Capital Management

Five key steps to optimise your working capital

GrantThornton WCM study shows only 3% of companies improved their cash-to-cash cycle in 2017 and that £8.8bn net can be released from UK companies balance sheets

Trade & FSC Management

Supply chain visibility linked to profitability

Visibility over the supply chain is a huge problem for companies, with only 6 per cent of firms claiming to have full visibility of their global supply networks

Order-to-Cash Cycle in WCM

Default risk versus late payment risk

by Brian Shanahan, Founder & CEO, Informita

How to have effective credit risk procedures AND good collection processes

Working Capital Management

Avoid the cash trap of neglecting working capital

Many companies in need of extra cash spend time and resources on improving their working capital management processes. How can they maintain their working capital goals across the organisation?

Working Capital Management

Sustaining Working Capital Success

by Brian Shanahan, Founder & CEO, Informita

Why very few companies sustain the success of their working capital programmes

Working Capital Management

Working Capital Benchmarks

by Brian Shanahan, Founder & CEO, Informita

Apples versus apples? Not really

Collecting Payments on the Internet

E-commerce: the search for total digital solution = wrong target

DHL, Basware, banks, fintechs and corporates are all putting together their complete e-commerce solution, when they should be aiming for a truly omnichannel solution combining digital and traditional: McKinsey&Co

Working Capital Management

US companies’ debt up more than 50% since 2009

US corporate debt has increased steadily while working capital performance has deteriorated since the financial crisis, according to a working capital survey by REL.

Working Capital Management

How to get paid on time

WCM WEBchat Series #1: Informita’s Brian Shanahan reviews the three key steps in getting paid on time