Improving profitability is at our core. We work hands-on with our customers, using data-driven insights and empower people to achieve measurable and sustainable results.
Capacent stands out from other consulting firms that often work from a pre-defined theoretical model and rarely adapt and focus enough on our industry. Capacent are responsive, knowledgeable and professional to work with. The Capacent project management was great – a professional and pleasant collaboration. Without much previous industry experience, they quickly understood our business and learned how our business works.
Capacent have unique experience in pricing strategies and have added significant value to several of our portfolio companies. They have been very supportive both in terms of providing general pricing strategy insights and frameworks as well as deliver very specific advice on price level construction and pricing communication.
As a result of working with Capacent, the organization learned to constantly evaluate our ways of working, which was especially important in the dramatic market changes caused by the Covid-19 pandemic. The Capacent consultants did a great job managing the project and implementation with focus, a hands-on approach and speed – which is why we can see the results today.
The project with Capacent provided us with a foundation and structure to manage working capital. Together we made the change happen, and now the different teams within the company are working together to handle the pandemic crisis. Without the project we would be in a worse situation.
Together with Capacent we got our people onboard on the change journey. By supporting their action plans on facts and figures, they got us working towards a common goal.
Through a new reporting system, individuals were empowered to take fact-based decisions by having access to relevant data available at all levels.
Established a cash culture in the organization and on track to reach target of 35% reduction in tied up capital.
Shorter lead times and 30% inventory reduction for a global and leading producer of stainless wire rod and drawn wire. Analytics of inventory flows and simulation of changes in ordering processes led to shortened lead times and increased flow efficiency.
The project established a cash culture within the organization, establish common ways of working and reduce working capital. With cross-company collaboration and on-site project management, the goal of sustainable results and reduced working capital was achieved.
We are ready to tie our fee to the measurable results we achieve together
Where do you start if the pricing maturity is low? A good starting point is to take a critical look at existing processes around price realization, or price getting. Even small improvements in an organization’s discounting practices can bring quick wins and significant profit improvement from leakage prevention.
Working capital performance is a strong indicator of a healthy and well-run company but might differ between markets and industries. An indication of relative performance compared to competitors provides a better understanding of your position on the market and possible improvement areas. The question then is, what measurements are used to determine working capital performance?
Almost all companies, large or small, will eventually experience the need of financing their operations. To find the right source of financing is of course vitally important for any business. Depending on the industry, company set-up, ownership or financial status, financing can be more or less hard to access. However, a solution possible for all companies, is to start by looking within the company itself