TOPIC OF FOCUS: BUSINESS MANAGEMENT TOPIC OF FOCUS: BUSINESS MANAGEMENT

Look alert! How to spot and stop fraud on the shipping and receiving docks

The procure-to-pay cycle should be of particular concern to management because it constitutes a wide swath of business activity to leave vulnerable to the dirty work of dishonest employees or...

Has late payment culture spelled trouble for global businesses?

Defensive cash management may be more endemic in B2B transactions than previously suspected, with ramifications for buyers and suppliers alike, according to the results of a recent study by Basware...

Using strategic gravity to propel change

A recent Wall Street Journal article, “How Spacecraft Use the Force (of Gravity),” talks about how navigators flying space vehicles take advantage of gravitational pulls around planets and moons to...

What do coffee cups and lower exception rates have in common? The QR Code

Everywhere we go lately, there are these new, crazy-looking barcodes that are completely different from every other bar code we’ve seen. First of all, there are no bars. Instead, there’s a chaotic...

Approved Payables Finance: Extracting Value from the Financial Supply Chain

An overview of the financial supply chain with a focus on the approved payables finance / supply chain finance process that can provide extra value for both buyers and sellers. The objective of this...

Approved Payables Finance: Extracting Value From the Financial Supply Chain