Each year, companies forfeit billions in cash flow and profits, achieving suboptimal shareholder returns and heighten takeover vulnerability. Sound working capital management practices enable organizations to fund growth through acquisition or expansion, finance stock buybacks or increase dividend payouts. When managed well, it also improves customer service, bolstering company efforts to increase retention and revenues.
The returns on improving cash flow can be spectacular - a complete working capital management project can yield hundreds of millions in free-flowing cash. REL takes a holistic approach to reducing working capital and releasing cash through sustainable working capital improvements as well as improve your service delivery while also reducing operating costs and better managing risk.
REL can work with you to assess and transform the processes and activities that impact working capital to realize the greatest return or benchmark your current performance to quantify your opportunity for improvement and build the business case for change. We work with you to determine the best solution for your organization.
Our proven implementation approach and pragmatic, congenial working style gain wide acceptance within your organization to maximize and speed the return on your investment. Our global cultural experience and extensive operational expertise has been developed over more than 30 years of identifying and implementing best practices to achieve operational excellence.
Contact us today for a complimentary cash flow assessment and take the first step toward releasing more cash from your operations.
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.