Articles tagged with:
receivables

  • Person holding phone with QR code

    ‘One stop shop’ e-commerce collection solution

    Standard Chartered’s new solution, launched in partnership with Tencent Financial Technology Group, leverages WeChat’s online payment gateway to enable corporates to reach over 800m consumers in China.

  • Mastering accounts receivables

    Optimising accounts receivables has traditionally proved challenging for the corporate treasurer. However, the last couple of years have brought new opportunities for efficiency and automation. What steps should treasurers take to overcome the challenges of AR optimisation and how can innovative new tools help them achieve this?

  • Skyscrapers in Moscow

    Supplier-centric SCF

    Implementing a supply chain finance programme has enabled Russia’s X5 Retail Group to better support its suppliers and streamline its own internal processes. Here, Tanya Kuznetsova, Head of Banking Products at X5 tells their story.

  • David J. Cooper, Deutsche Bank

    A solution to the challenge of foreign currency receipts

    Managing receivables has always been a challenging piece of the Accounts Payables/Accounts Receivables jigsaw and when those receipts are in foreign currency, the problems are only compounded. In this article, Deutsche Bank’s David J. Cooper, Head of the FX4Cash™ Product Specialist Team in Asia, discusses the opportunities for companies to address the issue and explains how Deutsche Bank has developed a solution to respond to the foreign currency receivables conundrum.

  • Munir Nanji, Citi

    Driving e-commerce across industries

    Global e-commerce continues to grow, revealing new opportunities for businesses and their treasury departments across the world. Asia Pacific is now the largest e-commerce market globally, offering a diverse mix of economies each with an enormous amount of e-commerce potential. In this article, Citi’s Treasury and Trade Solutions team in the region discuss the growth opportunities for companies within the expanding e-commerce space and how they are helping clients to leverage the reach of the internet and build more modern and efficient treasury operations.

  • Wim Grosemans and Adrian Brown, BNP Paribas

    Key steps to improved foreign currency management

    As globalisation continues to drive the need for international payments, corporates are engaging with issues around underlying FX as well as the payment itself. Increasingly, they require their banks to offer fully integrated payment and FX platforms. BNP Paribas’ new cross-currency solution is designed to meet these requirements. In a recent webinar hosted by Treasury Today, Wim Grosemans and Adrian Brown discussed key areas of focus which can result in improved foreign currency management.

  • Manish Chopra, Executive Director and product lead, Standard Chartered

    Optimising receivables efficiency through virtual accounts

    Virtual accounts have been receiving substantial attention lately – and it isn’t hard to see why. This solution offers flexibility for corporates to ease reconciliation, improve cash flows and strengthen credit control – particularly desirable outcomes for treasurers seeking working capital optimisation. Standard Chartered details how this solution works and the benefits corporates can expect.

  • Close up of dart hitting the bullseye

    How corporates can benefit from off-balance sheet securitisation

    Securitisation of trade receivables can be a useful financing alternative for corporates when credit markets are tight. Here Finacity’s David Viney explains how companies with sufficient volumes of receivables can achieve their wider financing goals whilst keeping the transaction off balance sheet.

  • Old windmill and new wind turbine in the Netherlands

    Greater choice as new meets old in receivables finance

    Fintech was the hot topic at a recent industry conference on trade receivables finance. With banks rumoured to be reviewing their product offerings in certain markets, will your future supply chain finance solution come from a tech company instead?

  • Sun bursting through the dark clouds

    Why treasurers are taking to trade receivable securitisation

    Treasurers at investment grade companies may not have too much trouble raising low cost finance through the traditional channels right now. But with continued bank regulatory uncertainty, they cannot count on that to last forever. Perhaps, some alternatives should be considered – for instance, trade receivables securitisation.