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Working Capital Management

Background

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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Environment, Social, Governance

Three strategies for good supply chain planning

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

Cash & Liquidity Management

CFOs focus on reducing operational costs

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

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

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

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