Disrupt or Be Disrupted

2018 Malaysia Working Capital Study

Overview

In today’s fast world, new innovations are changing how traditional businesses operate and manage their working capital. Innovations such as Supply Chain Finance and Robotic Process Automation are helping companies collect their cash faster, manage their supply chains more nimbly, and drive costs down.

Our recent study across 424 Malaysian listed companies showed that there is RM110 billion of cash tied up in their working capital (the amount equivalent to 19% of combined sales) which they could extract by improving their working capital performance.

Explore our study to learn how PwC Malaysia can work with companies to help them release cash and reduce costs on a sustainable basis.

Key findings ...

A mixed result with only 7 out of 14 sectors improving their working capital performance in 2017
The Energy & Utilities and Engineering sector experienced the largest NWC days deterioration in 2017
Innovations such as Supply Chain Finance and Robotic Process Automation will disrupt how companies manage their working capital

Contact us

Ganesh Gunaratnam

Deals Director, Working Capital Management, PwC Malaysia

Tel: +60 (3) 2173 0888

Krishna Chaitanya

Senior Manager, Working Capital Management, PwC Malaysia

Tel: +60 (3) 2173 5399

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