2013 Working Capital Survey: Lessons from Top European Performers
The 15th edition of the REL 1000 Working capital survey analyzes the working capital practices of the 1,000 largest publicly traded European companies by revenue with eye-opening results. Download
2013 Working Capital Survey: Lessons from Top US Performers
The 15th edition of the REL 1000 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
CFOs used to low interest rates ignore working capital optimisation at their peril. A bylined article by REL.
March 17, 2014
Public companies often make a 'dash for cash' at the end of the fiscal year to produce a cash flow statement that's suitable for framing when financial statistics are due to be released. They spend an enormous amount of effort trying to meet estimates of yearly performance and there is more at stake than mere window dressing.
March 05, 2014
FDs are increasingly using scorecards and key performance indicators (KPIs) to benchmark their company's working capital performance internally - and the benefits are clear. Peer-to-peer benchmarking is another valuable tool for finance professionals looking to achieve working capital optimisation, says Guy Cabeke, Associate Principal at REL Consultancy, a division of The Hackett Group.
March 05, 2014
How exporters are utilizing trade receivables financing. REL's Analisa DeHaro is quoted extensively.
February 15, 2014
The Working Capitalist - Spring 2014 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.
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