The Transportation, Aviation and Logistic (TAL) sector is currently undergoing various substantive changes. Collectively, these changes are providing opportunities for TAL company boardrooms and their corporate treasuries alike.
Multilateral netting is one of the most underestimated ways to optimise intercompany payments and group performance. Martin Bellin, Founder and CEO of the BELLIN Group, explains why multilateral netting deserves a little more attention - and how treasurers can make the most of it.
Think instant payments are only for treasurers in consumer-facing businesses? Or that real-time payments offer just a handful of treasury beneﬁts? Then it’s time to take a fresh look at what these schemes mean for cash and liquidity management, and how market innovations such as request-to-pay and auto-investment solutions are enabling treasurers to extract maximum value from the real-time environment.
While considerable work is still to be done for real-time global payments to become a reality, the importance of implementing real-time transactions is clear, and significant progress is already being made, with over 35 countries having now adopted – or transitioning to – some form of faster payment scheme.