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.
Using Tax Savings to Pare Supply Costs?
Buyer-supplier intermediary C2FO hopes for a business windfall from the GOP tax bill.
Intuit Launches Small-Business Loan Service
The software company is aiming to leverage the data it collects from QuickBooks to make working-capital loans of up to $35,000.
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.
Is the End of ‘Inventory Lite’ in Sight?
A 15-year surge in corporate cash flow may come to an end if companies can't generate any more inventory efficiencies.
How to Gauge M&A Supply Chain Uncertainties
There's a gap that many acquirers are starting to pay more attention to: the supply chain uncertainty created when companies combine.
Funding the Best Growth Path
As capital gets expensive, CFOs make plans for securing and spending what they will need to grow.
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.
The Longest Cash Cycle
Can the asset-backed security market cure wireless carriers' elongated cash cycle and ballooning working capital requirements?
Wisdom from a Finance Factory Graduate
Solid finance operations practices are more about discipline than rocket science, says FLIR's new CFO, fresh from 20 years at Ford.
CFOs to Boost Capital Spending in 2016
But certain elements of the cash-flow cycle are causing them problems, according to TD Bank.