Working Capital Scorecard: A Tumultuous Year
Many CFOs faced challenges collecting cash and keeping a lid on inventories as the pandemic raged and then subsided.
Metric of the Month: Cash-to-Cash Cycle Time
APQC found that top performers on this measure have a CCC of 33.2 days or less on average, while bottom performers take 74 days or longer.
Increase DPO, If You Can: Metric of the Month
In uncertain economic times, companies need liquidity. But they also need strong supplier relationships.
AP Benchmarks Reveal Opportunities for Fraud
An APEX Analytix survey uncovers some weak spots in global accounts payable departments.
Metric of the Month: Days Payable Outstanding
Companies that put payment terms pressure on their suppliers often don’t realize the economic ripple effects of their actions.