Cash flow optimazation through inventory management improvements at Atlantis foundries

 

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dc.contributor.advisor West, Darron en_ZA
dc.contributor.author Goebel Johanna Marita en_ZA
dc.date.accessioned 2014-12-30T06:53:41Z
dc.date.available 2014-12-30T06:53:41Z
dc.date.issued 2013 en_ZA
dc.identifier.citation 2013. Cash flow optimazation through inventory management improvements at Atlantis foundries. Thesis. University of Cape Town ,Faculty of Commerce ,Department of Finance and Tax. http://hdl.handle.net/11427/10576 en_ZA
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/11427/10576
dc.description Includes bibliographical references. en_ZA
dc.description.abstract Investor focus has shifted in last decade from a mere earnings related attention to a cash emphasis finding its expression in the frequent mention of proverbs such as "Cash is king" in daily newspapers. The realization that reported earnings are in a large extent subject to accounting decisions based on the applied GAAP brought cash increasingly in shareholder focus. Capital commitments in the manufacturing environment, as well as an original equipment manufacturer (OEM) buyer market in the global automotive components industry, cause corporations to focus on inventory management in order to improve their cash position. At the same time, tight delivery targets demand a higher delivery readiness at low stock at low stock levels from corporations. A case study on castings manufacturer Atlantis Foundries (AF) located in Atlantis, South Africa, has been undertaken to prove a historical correlation between inventory developments and a deterioration in the net cash position. Based on that finding, a case specific set of key performance indicators (KPI) has been developed in order to measure improvements in inventory management measures and their impact on cash flow. en_ZA
dc.language.iso eng en_ZA
dc.subject.other Financial Management en_ZA
dc.title Cash flow optimazation through inventory management improvements at Atlantis foundries en_ZA
dc.type Master Thesis
uct.type.publication Research en_ZA
uct.type.resource Thesis en_ZA
dc.publisher.institution University of Cape Town
dc.publisher.faculty Faculty of Commerce en_ZA
dc.publisher.department Department of Finance and Tax en_ZA
dc.type.qualificationlevel Masters
dc.type.qualificationname M Com en_ZA
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dc.identifier.apacitation (2013). <i>Cash flow optimazation through inventory management improvements at Atlantis foundries</i>. (Thesis). University of Cape Town ,Faculty of Commerce ,Department of Finance and Tax. Retrieved from http://hdl.handle.net/11427/10576 en_ZA
dc.identifier.chicagocitation . <i>"Cash flow optimazation through inventory management improvements at Atlantis foundries."</i> Thesis., University of Cape Town ,Faculty of Commerce ,Department of Finance and Tax, 2013. http://hdl.handle.net/11427/10576 en_ZA
dc.identifier.vancouvercitation . Cash flow optimazation through inventory management improvements at Atlantis foundries. [Thesis]. University of Cape Town ,Faculty of Commerce ,Department of Finance and Tax, 2013 [cited yyyy month dd]. Available from: http://hdl.handle.net/11427/10576 en_ZA
dc.identifier.ris TY - Thesis / Dissertation AU - Goebel Johanna Marita AB - Investor focus has shifted in last decade from a mere earnings related attention to a cash emphasis finding its expression in the frequent mention of proverbs such as "Cash is king" in daily newspapers. The realization that reported earnings are in a large extent subject to accounting decisions based on the applied GAAP brought cash increasingly in shareholder focus. Capital commitments in the manufacturing environment, as well as an original equipment manufacturer (OEM) buyer market in the global automotive components industry, cause corporations to focus on inventory management in order to improve their cash position. At the same time, tight delivery targets demand a higher delivery readiness at low stock at low stock levels from corporations. A case study on castings manufacturer Atlantis Foundries (AF) located in Atlantis, South Africa, has been undertaken to prove a historical correlation between inventory developments and a deterioration in the net cash position. Based on that finding, a case specific set of key performance indicators (KPI) has been developed in order to measure improvements in inventory management measures and their impact on cash flow. DA - 2013 DB - OpenUCT DP - University of Cape Town LK - https://open.uct.ac.za PB - University of Cape Town PY - 2013 T1 - Cash flow optimazation through inventory management improvements at Atlantis foundries TI - Cash flow optimazation through inventory management improvements at Atlantis foundries UR - http://hdl.handle.net/11427/10576 ER - en_ZA


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