Due to the Covid 19 pandemic and the megatrends sustainability and digitalization, almost all companies have to deal with the financing and structure of their working capital. In a dialog with leading finance executives, Deutsche Bank highlights four future trends in working capital financing. The whitepaper highlights how ecosystems, contextual banking and fintechs are having a lasting impact on the structure of working capital management and how to leverage the supply chain finance tools dynamic discounting, reverse factoring and digital forfaiting.
Working capital management is undergoing a profound transformation. There are several reasons for this: Numerous companies are currently facing massive increases in commodity prices and shortages of inputs, while geopolitical tensions have increased. Sales declines, interrupted supply chains and a lack of planning certainty are additional factors. As a result, more and more companies are moving away from their previous just-in-time thinking and are instead focusing on security of supply and financing – not least against the background of the experience gained from the Corona pandemic.
Companies are facing unprecedented challenges: So what does the future of working capital financing look like? Which instruments can companies use to master the balancing act between efficiency and procurement security? What can solutions for sustainability in the supply chain look like? What new financing requirements will arise from the transformation to Industry 4.0 and how can customers, suppliers and banks benefit from this?
In Deutsche Bank’s whitepaper “Working capital financing of the future”, you can learn more about the future trends in working capital financing and how the supply chain finance instruments dynamic discounting, reverse factoring and digital forfaiting enable companies to achieve sustainable 360° working capital management.
You can download the whitepaper here free of charge.
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