In the final article of this three-part series taking a working capital perspective on some of the foremost issues of the day, experts from SAP-owned fintech, Taulia – Blake Evans, Head of Sales for Americas, Alexander Mutter, Managing Director EMEA, and Steve Scott, Head of Sales APAC – explore how companies can best use technology to drive supply chain and working capital management towards new efficiencies.
For participants in the world’s supply chain ecosystems, a wake-up call has been sounding over the past couple of years. It’s been forcing recognition that global business has for too long been running on antiquated and disconnected systems, and signalling that these are now barely fit for purpose.
Head of Sales for Americas, Taulia
Acceptance that digitalisation is essential if trade ecosystems are to survive, let alone thrive, gained a lot of ground during the Covid-19 pandemic. Lockdown events around the world demonstrated the fragility of legacy-run supply chains as shipping and logistics connections were disrupted, and production activities were cut back or halted.