Article

June 2020 17 Min Read

Supply Chains of the Future: Recovery-Proof Solutions

The Covid-19 pandemic has highlighted the fragility of supply chains across the globe. TMI speaks to five industry experts to understand how treasurers can help shore up supply chains right now – with quick-to-implement solutions, ranging from dynamic discounting to...

Article

June 2020 6 Min Read

A Turning Tide for Trade

Ebru Pakcan has recently been appointed Global Head of Trade, Treasury and Trade Solutions, Citi. In this candid interview, she speaks about the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on trade, and airs her views on the digitisation of trade – from the milestones already...

Article

June 2020 5 Min Read

The Perfect Match: Combining Working Capital Solutions for Comprehensive Supply Chain Support

By Adeline de Metz, Global Head of Working Capital Solutions, UniCredit In today’s challenging economic environment, liquidity has become central to corporates’ working capital strategies. For buyers in a relatively strong position, supporting their supply chains...

Article

May 2020 5 Min Read

The Democratisation of Data: Bringing Working Capital Full Circle

Working capital is often viewed by treasurers through a cash and liquidity lens. But this laser focus means that opportunities for efficiency can be slipping through the cracks. At a time of unprecedented uncertainty, cross-functional data dashboards and machine...

Podcast

May 2020 30:12

A Turning Tide for Trade – In Conversation with Citi

Eleanor Hill, TMI, speaks to Ebru Pakcan, Global Head of Trade for Treasury and Trade Solutions, Citi, about how the trade finance sector is adapting to thrive within a fractured economic landscape.

Article

March 2020 6 Min Read

Putting Innovation into Practice: Trade Finance for the 2020s

While many aspects of trade finance have remained unchanged for centuries, at the start of a new decade a variety of drivers are offering the tantalising possibility of redefining the sector. Eleanor Hill, Editor, recently caught up with Jean-François Denis, Global...

Article

January 2020 15 Min Read

Here Come the Winners… 2019 Awards for Innovation & Excellence

Digital disruption was one of the key drivers of treasury innovation in 2019.  As this year’s Award winners demonstrate, banks, technology vendors and fintechs have leveraged digital innovation to move the corporate treasury profession forward – delivering...

Article

September 2019 17 Min Read

Breaking Boundaries: Smart and Sustainable Supply Chain Finance

In an increasingly accountable business environment, corporates are looking for new ways to support their suppliers to adhere to sustainable and ethical standards. Alongside creative supply chain finance (SCF) solutions, treasurers are analysing how emerging...

Article

August 2019 5 Min Read

Trading Up: Ringing the Changes in Trade Finance

These are heady days for the trade finance industry. An area of business that has gone largely unchanged for centuries, new technologies and market participants are now altering the face of trade finance – posing fresh challenges but also opening up a range of...

Article

April 2019 4 Min Read

Working Capital Management: Where is my Cash and Why?

Technologies such as artificial intelligence have the potential to make it easier for treasurers to gain visibility and control over their cash. But simply investing in these technologies is not enough to achieve working capital efficiencies – treasurers must deploy...

Article

January 2019 2 Min Read

Next Generation Trade Finance – Putting Innovation into Action

There’s never been a more exciting time to be in global trade. While the headlines continue to be dominated by geopolitical challenges, positive forces are setting the scene for a promising 2019 and beyond. Over the last 12 months, the gap between growth in trade...

Article

January 2019 6 Min Read

Room for Manoeuvre – Optimising Working Capital with Receivables Finance

With an eye on working capital efficiency, Meliá Hotels’ treasury team was looking to access faster and more flexible liquidity as a means of speeding up the cash conversion cycle. After careful consideration, treasury decided to implement a receivables finance...