Current uncertainties in the global economy and financial markets are putting increasing pressures on companies and their supply chains. In these times of economic uncertainty, working capital remains an obvious and key source of finance - it is the cheapest source of cash and it is available to most businesses.
The fundamental principles of working capital management are clear: reduce inventory and receivables whilst increasing payables balances. Unfortunately, many companies lack a systematic approach to managing their working capital and treat the issue in an ad-hoc and decentralized way. As such they find it hard to optimize working capital.
Based on our experience of working with companies to improve their working capital, CEOs, CFOs, Group FDs and Group Treasurers are likely to face the following issues:
We can help you overcome your working capital challenges by: