Treasurers are making huge efforts to embrace digitisation, but they cannot do it alone. As such, they are turning to their relationship banks for smart solutions. In turn, banks are leveraging fintech collaborations and client co-creation sessions to deliver cutting-edge offerings. But is this enough to enable true digital transformation for treasury?
The enforced switch to remote working and virtual treasury operations has increased the incentive for treasurers to move forward with their digitisation journeys. Karen Braithwaite, Global Head of Transaction Banking, Corporate Banking at Barclays, shares informed insight on how treasury departments can reach the next level.
Claiming the ‘Best Bank Connectivity’ accolade in TMI’s 2019 Awards for Innovation and Excellence, DBS has worked with numerous companies to create and deliver API leveraging solutions that enhance customer and employee experience across a broad range of industries.
Zuellig Pharma receives a very high volume of customer remittances at month end, which was causing accounts receivable (AR) reconciliation delays. Zuellig responded by implementing HSBC’s dynamic virtual accounts (VA) solution together with robotic process automation (RPA), which has enhanced throughput, customer satisfaction and the company’s working capital position.
Robotic Process Automation is really as simple and powerful as it sounds, providing organisations with the tools to create their own configurable software robots to automate multiple business processes in a non-disruptive and non-invasive manner.
BNP Paribas and Kantox’s partnership is testament to the growing cooperation between fintechs and banks seen over the course of 2019. This unique collaboration is a deserving winner of TMI’s 2019 Award for Solution Innovation – FX Risk, helping treasurers to improve their foreign exchange risk management processes by leveraging sophisticated technology, while strengthening their bank relationship