Live on EPS News: How OEMs Can Compress Their Cash-Conversion Cycle

By Logan Wamsley

“If one of your supply chain partners suffers a debilitating disruption, how quickly can it recover? A healthy company should have the working capital on hand to take immediate financial action. Determining the overall health of a company is far more complex than simply looking at revenues and profits. Equally important, especially for investors, is…

The Flaw in Your Working Capital Management Strategy

By Logan Wamsley

Each year that passes in the world of manufacturing seems to operate around a particular theme. In 2018, this theme appears to be working capital management, with supply chain executives making it a priority to squeeze the cash flow cycle as much as possible as the predictions regarding interest rates and inflation continue to look…

Crunching the OEM Cash Cycle During a Component Shortage

By Logan Wamsley

Regardless of the industry your company operates in or the products you bring to market, you are subservient to the cash conversion cycle (CCC). While explaining the factors that create this in detail is worthy of an article in itself, for the sake of simplicity I will define it as the amount of time it…