Craig Bailey is an Associate Principal with The Hackett Group and an expert in working capital and supply chain issues.
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Feb 09, 2022 0
The Hackett Group’s annual working capital research – The Hackett 1000 – shows that the largest public U.S. companies have run a tight ship during the crisis, employing cash and working capital management strategies to increase liquidity and cash on hand as they navigate uncertainty and demand shocks. Nevertheless, those companies collectively had nearly $1.3 trillion of excess cash tied up in working capital at the end of 2020.
Given the continued state of flux as...