Lack of a clear customer dispute management process could have a significant impact on a company's bottom line. Download
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How to gain a 360 view of the supplier base to streamline your procurement system. Download
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Depending on the industry, indirect spending accounts for 18-35% of a company's global revenue. The REL Consultancy's new paper discusses how to Increase your cash-flow by working capital optimizations of indirect expenses. Download
Treasurers have always played a central role in cash management, but mostly through control. Next-generation cash management requires treasurers to lead as well. Download
The ability of companies to generate cash from operations deteriorated in 2012, as the opportunity for working capital improvement at 1000 of the largest U.S. public companies rose dramatically, topping $1 trillion for the first time, according to the 15th annual working capital survey from REL Consultancy, a division of The Hackett Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: HCKT), and CFO Magazine.
June 6, 2013
The Hackett Group is a stalwart name in the international business world and has now come to South Africa "to free up working capital", says Jonas Schöfer. He believes that many large South African companies can free up between 10 and 30 percent of their working capital, just by improving the quality of their processes.
April 4, 2013
For Sky, the UK's leading home entertainment company and a client of The Hackett Group, creating the best finance team in Britain is a story of the accumulation of marginal gains.
March 27, 2013
According to REL's Craig Bailey, the grounding of Boeing's Dreamliner is proving costly to the airplane manufacturer. Working capital management plays a key role in getting through such setbacks.
March 25, 2013
Byliner by Adil Lahlou, in French, regarding working capital management in private equity held investments.
March 21, 2013
The Working Capitalist - Spring 2013 newsletter, featuring research & analysis on new and emerging issues related to working capital management.
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.
REL's Daniel Windaus explains how finance functions can minimize their working capital requirements by working more closely with a variety of business units. Watch Now
CFO TV Cash Clinic
This edition concentrates on working capital management, in particular the difficulties companies are having with receivables management and the purchase-to-pay cycle as a result of the downturn. Watch Now