Unpacking Days Payable Outstanding

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April 14, 2020
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During this challenging time, prudent organizations are taking steps to protect themselves and their employees, and adjusting days payable outstanding (DPO) is one strategy that organizations will likely be leveraging to manage their cash flow. But it is incumbent on every organization to remain cognizant of the tradeoffs and balances that need to be struck.

Prepared using data from APQC’s Open Standards Benchmarking® database, this article discusses approaches that organizations can take to help strengthen cash management and liquidity by managing their DPO.