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dc.contributorLundquist, Janerik
dc.contributor.authorPascual Payeras, Joana Maria
dc.description.abstractNowadays companies' main concern is achieve an effective supply chain as less costly as possible, proper management of the cash flow is helpful to find new ways to improve companies performance. That is why cash flow management has gain significant importance in all companies of the different industries and companies are increasing their efforts to achieve great cash flows management, but not only that also the whole supply chain. Interest rates have a high-impact in cash flow management, thus they are one of the most important factors to be analyzed for companies because they affect directly to their costs and capital. The purpose of this thesis is study how interest rates affect all the companies and how they can solve problems, improve efficiency and reduce unnecessary costs with changes and support from all the supply chain. First, the thesis is focused on the cash flow management in the supply chain and how companies can face with the problem of tied-up capital level. Once those are known, the next step is to calculate the cost of capital where the discount factor has a high-impact in this field. Then, it is studied the time-money analysis to understand how the profit of a company can change when taking into account the time factor. Finally, some logistic advertises about how to improve the supply chain to enhance the cash flow of a company are explained.
dc.publisherUniversitat Politècnica de Catalunya
dc.publisherLinköpings Universitet
dc.subjectÀrees temàtiques de la UPC::Economia i organització d'empreses::Comptabilitat i control financer
dc.subject.lcshBusiness logistics -- Management
dc.subject.lcshCash flow
dc.subject.lcshCash management
dc.subject.lcshLiquidity (Economics)
dc.titleInterest rates in the supply chain management
dc.typeBachelor thesis
dc.subject.lemacLogística (Indústria) -- Direcció i administració
dc.subject.lemacFlux de caixa
dc.subject.lemacGestió de tresoreria
dc.subject.lemacLiquiditat (Economia)
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dc.audience.mediatorEscola Tècnica Superior d'Enginyeria Industrial de Barcelona

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