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Working Capital Management benchmarks discussion

Brian Shanahan, Founder & CEO, Informita

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

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This item appears in the following sections:
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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