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Working capital optimization part 3: measuring success

We’ve looked at the importance of setting clear goals in a working capital optimization program, as well as the need for a strategic approach and the issues to consider when choosing a partner. Now let’s explore how you can measure the success of your program. Working capital metrics The basic metrics used in any working … Read more

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The cash flow revolution

In times of uncertainty, businesses tend to look inwards. Decisions are made to reduce outgoings, capex and R&D projects are shelved, and costs savings are made where possible. Invariably, suppliers are caught up in the cash conservation initiatives, as businesses tend to push out payment terms to improve days payable outstanding (DPO) figures. But this … Read more

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Treasury management system: Changing from routine to strategic work in six months

Changing treasury management system or moving from several different treasury systems to a single integrated system can be a long and complicated process that drains both time and energy. But Intrum, a credit management services company with headquarters in Sweden, was able to change treasury management systems quickly, conveniently and seamlessly. “We just slid right … Read more

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Market watch: A slowdown but still on high levels

All economic indicators now seem to be heading in the same direction: downwards. But it appears to be more of a slowdown than a full recession coming up. We can see this pattern in Sweden as well as global. With a few variations it is a quite similar picture throughout the economies.

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Nordic Cash and Treasury Management: Digitalization starts with the analysis

Before you embark on a digitalization project, there are a few key things to consider. First you must know where to digitalize and how to prioritize your ongoing changes. To understand this you must identify the time that absorbs too much energy in your business. This is the belief of Lars Beckman, CEO at Core … Read more

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Working capital optimization part 2: Choosing the right approach

Not all working capital optimization projects are equal. Once your company has decided to tackle this area, a number of decisions will need to be made. From setting out your objectives to adopting a strategic approach, here’s what you need to consider: Set clear goals First and foremost, it’s important to be clear about your … Read more

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Working capital optimization: why a game-changing approach is needed

In today’s competitive marketplace, it’s no secret that business models are evolving rapidly as start-up firms challenge traditional businesses. Keeping up with the pace of change is crucial for all concerned – and given that business cycles are growing ever shorter, speed is of the essence.

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Interview with Lars Beckman about the future tech solutions of treasury

Before CORE Process participation as exhibitors at The Nordic Cash & Treasury Management our CEO Lars Beckman was interviewed about our participation in the fair and the future tech solutions  of treasury. – How would you describe the perfect collaboration between CORE and its clients? The needs of our clients are always our highest priority, … Read more