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  • Working capital

    This issue’s question

    “My business is struggling with working capital and payments are often too slow for our suppliers. What can I do?”

  • Single dollar bill crumpled

    Are we any closer to the death of cash?

    As the payment world becomes increasingly electronic, many might think that the long-heralded death of cash is almost here. However, data shows that in many markets the opposite is true and notes and coins are in fact making a comeback. Should treasury teams be preparing for a cashless world, or is physical cash here to stay – and if so, what can treasury teams do to manage it effectively? Treasury Today finds out.

  • Francis De Roeck, Head of SEPA offering at BNP Paribas

    Life in the fast lane: instant payments for treasurers

    Are instant payments an industry game changer? Treasury Today and BNP Paribas uncovered the benefits in a recent webinar, analysing the features of instant payment systems and exploring some of the more interesting corporate use cases.

  • Robotic machine vision system in phone factory

    How will automation transform collections?

    Robotic process automation doesn’t only boost collections productivity, it can also facilitate improved relationships with customers. Debbie Nolan, Commercial Director at Arvato Financial Solutions, explains how.

  • Iceberg small from above the water, big from under

    Hidden threat of payment delays in China

    Payment conditions in China seem to be improving but businesses should continue to manage risks lurking beneath the surface.

  • Better collections management

    Collections are the foundation of treasury management. So why are many corporates still struggling in this area? In a recent webinar hosted by Treasury Today, senior product executives from BNP Paribas discussed why this is the case and what changes corporates can make to solve the issue.

  • Small shopping trolley with cardboard boxes in them whilst ontop of a laptop keyboard

    A global appetite for eCommerce

    eCommerce presents a tremendous opportunity for businesses to tap into new revenue streams around the world. Treasury departments must help their company meet the challenge, with agile eCommerce players ready to eat the lunch of anyone who doesn’t keep up.

  • Griffin Peng, Director of B2B Payment & Financing, Alibaba Group

    Problem Solved: 
    Griffin Peng, Alibaba Group

    A substantial increase in collection volume created a host of reconciliation issues for Alibaba’s treasury department. A multi-currency virtual account offered by Citi provided a solution to this challenge.

  • Typewriter and laptop back to back to compare

    Castrol India’s cash management revolution

    Castrol India sells its products to over 6,000 customers requiring a highly efficient and well-controlled collection process. Here the team outline how they have developed such a system and the benefits they have gained from this project.

  • David Blair, Acarate

    Cash management: best practice (part two)

    In the second part of this article, continued from the previous issue of Treasury Today Asia, our treasury insider completes his whistle-stop look at what constitutes best practice in cash management today.