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Working Capital Management benchmarks discussion

General WCM bench marks have their role, but you need to understand what is going on when you read the numbers. Brian Shanahan explains how to understand:

- the component parts

- the main sources of error and variaton

- how to approach more detailed analysis.

Key timing points
0:40 Are benchmarks a waste of time
1:22 Understanding the problem with publically published numbers
4:20 Impact of product mix and geographies
6.30 Single most important thing in WCM benchmarks
7:50 How to start refuting public benchmarks

CTMfile take: Before examining your place in the WCM generat rating figures, listen to this WEBchat.

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Working Capital Management
Inventory Cycle in WCM
Order-to-Cash Cycle in WCM
Procure-to-Pay Cycle in WCM
Total Working Capital

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