2015 Europe Working Capital Survey: Working Capital Practices of the Top European Companies
The 17th edition of the REL Working capital survey analyzes the working capital practices of the 1,000 largest publicly traded European companies by revenue with eye-opening results. Download
2015 US Working Capital Survey: Find out how top US companies are managing their working capital
The 17th edition of the REL Working capital Survey analyzes the working capital practices of the 1,000 largest publicly traded US companies by revenue with eye-opening results. Download
US state agencies have $1.1 trillion of debt; source-to-settle operational improvements can restore budget bliss. Download
Best-practice and globally standardised receivables processes put ARCADIS on the path to generating €100 million cash to pursue acquisition goals. Download
Key steps in getting your maintenance, repair and operating spend (MRO) under control. Download
The availability of cheap debt has reduced companies' incentive to improve working capital management, according to the results of REL's annual U.S. Working Capital Survey.
June 10, 2015
Executives often gauge a company's efficiency by measuring how long it takes the business to convert its investments in plants, research or supply chains into cash. The shorter the time frame, the more efficient the company. As a whole, 967 of the largest nonfinancial public U.S. companies in the U.S. have improved only slightly on that score, according to consulting firm Hackett Group. In fact, the data call into question whether companies have gotten more efficient since the recession.
June 9, 2015
In German. Bylined article by Jonas Schoefer. The effort by many companies to hectically reduce working capital at year end often results in negative effects, and builds up again quickly. This problem can be eliminated.
April 24, 2015
The Working Capitalist - Spring Special Edition 2015 – In this issue of The Working Capitalist, we showcase the role of cultural sensitivity in working capital transformation and how companies are taking innovative approaches to inventory and late payment to reap real bottom-line benefits, which can be used to fund innovative growth initiatives elsewhere in the enterprise.
REL, a division of The Hackett Group, has helped many of the world's leading businesses release billions through sustainable working capital improvements. REL focuses on three critical end-to-end processes: inventory management, accounts receivable and accounts payable to increase cash flow and service performance while reducing costs and business risks.
Summit TV (SA), "Business Q&A,"
REL director for South Africa Jonas Schoefer unpacks details on how the working capital performance improved slightly for 160 of the largest South African public companies in the REL analysis, in an interview with South African Business and Financial Journalist Candy Guvi. Watch Now