A US study, based on the quick service restaurant chain Chick-fil-A, offers conflicting evidence on whether a TMS is the best option when upgrading from Excel-based forecasting.
Nine months on from the US tightening up regulation of money market funds (MMFs), organisations show little appetite for investing in prime money funds reports the Association for Financial Professionals.
While offering a range of benefits, smart contracts also present users with major challenges and won’t fix inefficiencies in a company’s supply chain.
The long-anticipated changes to the regulation of money market funds in Europe is finally underway. This article sets out what to expect over the next 18 months.
The western Canada utility has partnered with SAP Ariba in eliminating inefficiencies from its supply chain.
Multinationals suffered the lowest currency losses since 2014, but currency volatility remains higher than 2013 and 2014.
By 2030 artificial intelligence will add more than US$15 trillion to the world economy according to the group’s research, but most of that gain will go to North America, Europe and Asia.
With four hikes since late 2015 - three of them in the past six months - US interest rates are moving higher in line with a strengthening economy. However, for many American corporates the trend has raised concerns over their working capital management.
Investment banks Bank of America Merrill and JP Morgan both believe a sharp correction lies ahead.
The online retail giant is making a major move into the traditional retail sector by acquiring a major US supermarket chain.