CFOs Seen Taking on New Leadership Role in Global Trade Management

Process improvements directly improving price/earnings ratio, market capitalization and cash flow, Aberdeen finds

  • More than two-thirds of companies have current projects or future plans to enhance financial management systems and trade compliance technology.

  • Innovators are taking advantage of physical supply chain triggers to apply pre-, in-transit, or post-shipment inventory financing, discounting or payables extensions.

  • Nearly three-quarters of companies plan to increase their use of trade services from financial institutions to lower transaction costs, smooth cash flow and make it easier for international customers and suppliers to do business with them.

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