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A Recession Lesson for Working Capital Management
An analysis of automakers' changes to managing working capital after the Great Recession offers lessons for other industries ahead of the next downturn.
Working Capital Scorecard: Suppliers Can Wait
The cash conversion cycle improved once again in 2017, largely because many companies took as long as possible to pay suppliers.
Metric of the Month: Cash-to-Cash Cycle Time
The faster you can turn inventory into cash, the healthier your company will be. Here’s why cash-to-cash cycle time matters.
Late Shift: The 2017 Working Capital Scorecard
Delaying payments is boosting the working capital performance of America’s largest companies, but also masking a lack of efficiency.
Over a Barrel
Thanks to the slumping oil and gas industry, the working capital performance of America’s largest companies is at its worst level in years.
Align Finance, Operations to Improve Working Capital
The impetus to improve working capital starts with top management.