GE Kicks the Factoring Habit
Instead of selling receivables for quick cash, General Electric will boost its billings and collections "muscle," says CFO Carolina Dybeck Happe.
Scorecard: Safeguarding Working Capital
A disrupted economy will make it harder to manage receivables, payables, and inventory with efficiency.
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.
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.
No Pain, Just Gain for Supply Chain
Supply chain financing lets companies stretch payment terms without hurting their suppliers’ cash flow.