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Thursday, July 24, 2014
The new US REL Working Capital Survey for 2014 demonstrates that supply chain managers have a lot of work to do in balancing their books
The amount tied up in excess working capital at nearly 1000 of the largest public companies in the U.S. is over a trillion dollars, according to the REL research
Friday, May 16, 2014
Not long after the United States Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works this week rolled out its version for new federal transportation authorization, entitled the MAP-21 Reauthorization Act (S. 2322), the bill received the blessing of the EPW committee with an unanimous vote
Posted on 05/16 at 10:48 AM
Monday, September 16, 2013
Payment terms are a great area for leadership by procurement. But there are some pitfalls to avoid.
Thursday, September 12, 2013
Large companies in North America and Europe are now losing over 250,000 jobs each year in IT, finance, and other key business services areas.
Posted on 09/12 at 09:04 AM
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
Analysts advise shippers to take an inventory of existing and potential risks as a way to determine immediate threats and those that may be posed in the future by suppliers.
Posted on 05/15 at 12:33 PM
Thursday, August 16, 2012
The ability of the largest U.S. companies to collect from customers and manage inventory improved just slightly in 2011, while payables performance worsened, according to the 14th annual working capital survey from REL Consulting, a division of The Hackett Group, Inc. and CFO Magazine.
Posted on 08/16 at 10:00 AM
Wednesday, August 01, 2012
The tender law is not very popular in China because it does not allow private buyers to exercise their own preferences when purchasing. It is also not popular with sellers whose bids and pricing are made public for all to see
Posted on 08/01 at 08:42 AM
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
A study released today by Genpact Limited, has found that many companies must close a performance gap in their business processes to boost competitiveness
Posted on 05/30 at 12:43 PM
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Monday, May 07, 2012
The benefits of effective Sales & Operations Planning are compelling — lower operating costs, reduced inventory requirements, and top-line growth. The top-performing S&OP companies are realizing these benefits and in the process gaining competitive advantage. This article details the traits of the top performers and gives a practical approach to help others enhance their own S&OP performance level.