Category: Payments 101

7 Strategies to Weather the U.S.-China Trade War

The U.S.-China trade war is intensifying, and businesses are experiencing compressed profit margins, working capital challenges and ongoing economic uncertainty. How can CFOs and finance executives navigate these impacts and avoid escalation of risk?

Cure AP Pain with Automation Tools

Despite innovation in pretty much every other part of business, accounts payables systems remain antiquated. Inefficiencies and complexities dominate the AP process, creating one long, unending headache for AP managers and staff.

A Recession is Coming. Is Your Company Prepared?

Whether it’s the inverted yield curve, the trade war with China, the recent drop in non-defense capital goods or disappointing retail numbers from December, many economists are predicting that our 10-year expansion will end soon… so what should CFOs and finance executives be doing right now to prepare?

Optimize Straight-Through Processing

Straight-through processing ensures that payments are delivered electronically, automatically and without scope for error. Buyer and supplier payments staff can escape the purgatory of manual processes while avoiding human errors that can ripple through a payment ecosystem.

Mitigate Payments Risk with Electronic Payments

As payments fraud continues to increase, treasury and finance executives are upping their game to ensure their organization isn’t exposed. While check and ACH payment — the least secure types of payment — are the most vulnerable to fraud, more companies than ever before are reporting fraud or attempted fraud.