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Working Capital Management

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Total Working Capital Management is the optimization of every aspect of every process, every system and every structure across the entire supply chain, as the figure below shows. Total Working…

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Working Capital Management

Invest to achieve cost savings in procure-to-pay

by Bija Knowles

Every £10 invested in e-procurement software can bring a cost saving of £72, through savings on supplier costs and internal processing

Working Capital Management

Accounts receivables: Getting the basics right

by Brian Shanahan, Founder & CEO , Informita

Brian Shanahan, CEO and founder of Informita & Termscheck is passionate about why it is essential to get the basics in accounts receivables right before introducing automation.

Payments - Receipts

Seven steps to better accounts receivable

by Bija Knowles

Too many companies treat accounts receivable (AR) as an afterthought but in doing so, they overlook opportunities – establishing an excellent order-to-cash process is essential

Environment, Social, Governance

Three strategies for good supply chain planning

by Bija Knowles

Planning is a key priority for supply chain professionals in 2018, with managing supplier relationships, inventory management and procurement also identified as areas for improvement

Environment, Social, Governance

Barclays launches green loans for sustainable trade

by Bija Knowles

Barclays Corporate Banking has launched a new product designed to help businesses with their working capital needs when pursuing sustainable activities

Cash & Liquidity Management

CFOs focus on reducing operational costs

by Bija Knowles

Chief financial officers are faced with expanding responsibilities when it comes to driving corporate growth – but taking cost out of the business is an overall priority

Operations

Don’t destroy company value by cutting costs

by Bija Knowles

While increasing profit margins can relieve short-term cash flow difficulties and appease shareholders, it's not necessarily the way to grow a healthy organisation

Working Capital Management

Four strategies for better working capital management

by Bija Knowles

Profitability can put processes such as cash conversion in the shade. This article by McKinsey suggests ideas for implementing a working capital improvement programme in a big organisation