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Working Capital Scorecard: The Hard Part of Boosting Liquidity
With payables stretched to the limit, wringing more cash out of working capital will be a challenge.
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: Days Sales Outstanding
Collections are key to a low days sales outstanding (DSO) number — and the faster the money comes in, the more breathing room an organization has.
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.
Six Ways to Reduce Days Sales Outstanding
Years of low interest rates and easy credit have allowed companies to take their eye off the ball when it comes to managing days sales outstanding.
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.
Align Finance, Operations to Improve Working Capital
The impetus to improve working capital starts with top management.
The availability of cheap debt has reduced companies’ incentive to improve working capital management.
Still Not Working
Working capital performance among large U.S. public companies has improved only marginally over the last two years, according to REL Consulting’s annual survey.
Financing a Company the Startup Way
Self-funding capital needs by aggressively managing cash and front-loading revenues — thereby removing the need for outside equity capital — is an attractive way to finance a business’s growth.