11 Ways Companies May Improve Their Working Capital Position
Source: Bank of America
With interest rates continuing to rise, oil and commodity costs mounting and ever-increasing pressures from Wall Street to increase shareholder value, it's surprising that some companies are not taking more measured steps to drive effective cash management and increase free cash flow. Working capital is a highly effective barometer of a company's operational and financial efficiency and effectiveness. The better its condition, the better positioned a company is to focus on developing its core business. By addressing the drivers of working capital, in fact, a company is sure to reap significant operating cost and customer service improvement.