We speak to industry experts at Deutsche Bank about virtual accounts and the need for virtual ledger management - which they suggest can truly transform the way treasurers manage their liquidity, not only overcoming today’s liquidity challenges but also preparing for tomorrow’s headwinds.
As the natural resources and utilities sector re-emerges, new challenges lie on the horizon. At the same time, there are significant opportunities for treasurers not only to optimise their structures and processes but also to add greater strategic value to the wider business.
In October 2017, Honeywell International announced its intention to spin off its Homes product portfolio and ADI global distribution business, as well as its Transportation Systems business, Turbo, into two standalone, publicly-traded companies. We find out how this non-standard implementation was turned into a success.
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.