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CASH AND PROFIT OPTIMISATION Optimising Cash Flow and Profitability in Manufacturing Organisations
For many manufacturers, cash flow is the limiting factor that determines how many new business opportunities they are able to pursue, and how ambitious their strategy can be as they plan for the future. The demands of Industry 4.0 require data-driven management both inside and outside the factory, requiring continuous capital investment to keep pace with a fast-moving business environment. Pricing pressures add to the challenge, reducing margins even as customer demands increase ever more quickly. Even the most forward-thinking manufacturers will have trouble staying ahead of the curve if they cannot access enough internal cash flow to keep the wheels of innovation turning.
CASH AND PROFIT OPTIMISATION Optimising Cash and Profit in the Retail Sector
Across all industries, effective management of the entire end-to-end value chain can drive significant improvements both in terms of cash flow as well as profits. For retailers, however, the optimal strategy can be even more tightly focused, as cash and profits go hand in hand. The faster stock can be turned, the more profit and cash can be generated. Even so, the aim should not just be about turning stock quickly, but rather about turning the right stock quickly – and knowing how to align the speed of your supply chain to ever changing customer demands.
Working capital optimisation Thailand Working Capital Study
Keeping pace with a fast-moving economy means continually re-investing profits to fund future growth. Although many companies struggle to access the liquidity needed to enable timely investment, a proactive approach to working capital management can free up significant untapped cash within any business, providing a platform for longer term, sustainable growth.
Working capital optimisation Five key steps to optimising your cash flows
Effective cash management is a critical success factor for any business. To fund growth, invest in new infrastructure or mitigate short term downturns, having strong visibility and control of day-to-day cash is a must.
Working capital optimisation Delivering sustainable cash flows for organisations in Thailand
Optimising working capital requirements is key to assessing the efficiency of profits, and something CFOs are expected to manage at all times. Do you know how well working capital is managed in your business and where improvements could be made?