Technology for Working Capital Optimization


Technology for Working Capital Optimization


New research from Mercator Advisory Group examines how technology is facilitating payments discounting and supply chain financing



Boston, MA - October 15, 2013 - Advancements in the technology for electronic accounts payable (EAP) solutions have come to the aid of companies looking to optimize their working capital.

Mercator Advisory Group's newest Research Report, Technology for Working Capital Optimization, examines how cash management is benefited by solutions in the market place that facilitate business-to-business payments. These solutions help companies optimize their working capital by providing technology that supports dynamic discounting and supply chain financing.

"The need for tight cash flow management and visibility into spending is critical to running a profitable business," comments Amy Hoke, Director of the Commercial and Enterprise Payments Advisory Service at Mercator Advisory Group and author of the report. "Optimization of trading relationship contracts, payment terms, and speed of payment can yield a significant cash management benefit for buying and receivable organizations."

Highlights of the report include:

- Challenges companies face in making on-time payments

- Evolution of electronic accounts payable (EAP) technology

- Overview of dynamic discounting and supply chain financing (SCF)

- Key solution providers in the marketplace today offering dynamic discounting and SCF

- Recommendations on how to evaluate which solution is right for a buyer organizationTechnology for Working Capital Optimization

 Technology for Working Capital Optimization

The report is 21 pages long and contains 12 exhibits. 

Companies mentioned in this report include: Ariba, Bora Payment Systems, Direct Insite, Hap-X, PrimeRevenue, Taulia

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Mercator Advisory Group is the leading, independent research and advisory services firm exclusively focused on the payments and banking industries. We deliver pragmatic and timely research and advice designed to help our clients uncover the most lucrative opportunities to maximize revenue growth and contain costs. Our clients range from the world's largest payment issuers, acquirers, processors, merchants and associations to leading technology providers and investors. Mercator Advisory Group is also the publisher of the online payments and banking news and information portal