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The Evolving World of Treasury and Corporate Supply Chain

Treasury and supply chain disruption caused by external factors is nothing new, but recent developments may be making it the new normal. Therefore, the ability to switch technology and supply chains to new locations/suppliers with the minimum of upheaval is becoming a business imperative. This applies not just to the physical supply chain but also the financial one that underpins it, which presents corporate treasuries with significant additional challenges....

Next Generation Treasury Management: From Industry 4.0 to Treasury 4.0

Industry 4.0 is changing the way businesses operate and compete, powering a new breed of treasury management solutions and strategies. Without a robust understanding of the challenges and opportunities that Industry 4.0 – and importantly Treasury 4.0 – brings, companies risk losing their competitive edge....

Time to Level Up: Reaching Treasury 4.0

Next generation treasury functions will work in real-time, with highly integrated, automated systems. Treasury teams will leverage intelligent tools; data will power forward-looking decision-making; and manual legwork will give way to strategic thinking. But how can treasurers deploy innovations associated with the Fourth Industrial Revolution, also known as Industry 4.0, to work towards this vision of Treasury 4.0?...

Portrait of a Modern Treasury: Digitisation meets Sustainability at Pernod Ricard India

Keen to future-proof its treasury function, Pernod Ricard India (PRI) has undergone an impressive digital transformation that has led to significant efficiency gains and delivered important sustainability benefits. Discover highlights from PRI’s transformation journey and why treasurers must pay attention to corporate social responsibility (CSR)....

Industry 4.0: A Treasury Revolution

The current trend of increasing automation and data exchange in the commercial world, often referred to as Industry 4.0, promises numerous productivity gains. However, while Industry 4.0 may be taking off in the commercial side of the business, many corporations have yet to emulate it in their treasury operations....

The Data-Driven Treasury: A Virtual Cycle of Value

The combination of better, increasingly real-time data and easier, more bespoke ways of exchanging this data, has an alchemic effect. Increasingly, treasurers’ role becomes less one of transaction execution and more one of analysis to drive value-added decision-making....