Cash Accounts

This table is used within the Simulation type of experiments only. It contains data on cash flows of the facilities in your supply chain. A cash account contains the cash a facility (several facilities or a group of facilities) can spend, i.e. their cash on hand that can be spent on purchase, processing and sale of raw materials.

The data from this and Payment Terms tables is used to collect Cash to Serve statistics, which allow you to analyze the amount of cash required for this supply chain to function properly.

Column

Description

Name

The name of the cash account. It must be a meaningful name since you will refer to it in other ALX tables.

Facilities

The facility (several facilities or a group of facilities) for which the cash account is defined. 

Double-click the cell to select the required facility (several facilities or a group of facilities) from the list (the list is taken from the DCs and Factories table).

Initial Cash

Defines the initial amount of cash the specified site(s) has at its disposal. 

Currency

The type of currency that the payment will be made in. The available currencies used throughout the scenario can be changed in the Units section of ALX Preferences.

Interest

Interest ratio in the interval (0,1) used to calculate the amount of above repayment to make of the borrowed amount of funds.