Articles tagged with:
working capital

  • Cybernetic brain on electronic chip board

    Building intelligent financial supply chains

    Integrating the physical, financial and data flows in supply chains is essential says financial supply chain tech vendor, Taulia. Its recent user-group conference aimed to prove this point.

  • Chinese coins trapped in ice

    Is your cash still trapped?

    Capital controls are a function of both political and economic policy over which corporates have little or no say. The growth agendas of certain countries within Asia have loosened these controls to an extent, but recent slowdowns have seen the rules revisited. So, is your cash still trapped?

  • The treasury of tomorrow, today

    In a time of great change, corporate treasury professionals in Asia Pacific need not only a bank, but a banking partner. In this article, Citi outlines how it is supporting its clients in new and imaginative ways across cash, liquidity and trade.

  • 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.

  • Kush Patel, Tallysticks

    Invoice financing reimagined

    In the first of our new series profiling some of the world’s most exciting fintech companies we speak to Kush Patel, CEO and Co-Founder at Tallysticks to hear how the company is looking to transform the trade finance space with blockchain and smart contacts.

  • Close up of electronic circuit board

    Digital flows

    The digitisation of trade has been a long time coming. It would seem however, that real momentum is beginning to build and that trade is truly beginning to enter the digital era. But what does a digital trading ecosystem mean for corporates and what may a fully digital trading ecosystem look like? Treasury Today explores.

  • Close up of silver hard suitcase

    Samsonite: making a case for SCF

    Last year, Samsonite, the world’s largest travel luggage company, received a Highly Commended award at the Treasury Today Asia Adam Smith Awards for its innovative supply chain finance solution. Here, we talk to Paul Melkebeke, Vice President, Supply Asia at Samsonite who explains how they did it and how you can too.

  • Close up of dart hitting bullseye

    Ratings agencies take aim at SCF

    If your company has a supply chain finance programme, it may be a good idea to have a chat with your ratings agency about it.

  • Close up of combination lock

    Unlocking the ties in working capital

    Not to be confused with simply releasing trapped cash, working capital optimisation is a dynamic process that can add value to the whole supply chain. With shrinking profit margins across Asia, corporates are focusing on the bottom line and looking at ways in which they can manage the cash conversion cycle to optimal effect.

  • People holding paper speech bubbles

    Middle market America speaks

    Rounding up the views of CFOs is a good way to take the collective temperature of middle market companies in America. The 2016 Bank of America Merrill Lynch CFO Outlook does just this, offering insight into what this market is feeling and how it intends to respond.