Invoice Discounting and Invoice Factoring: Overview

Invoice discounting (read more on here) and invoice Factoring are both short term financing for businesses where it releases funds tied up in account receivables / outstanding invoices. What are the similarities between the two then? Similarities  Help businesses with their cash flow challenges, providing some relieve for their cash flow gaps rather than be at the mercy of customers to pay Both …

How To Improve Working Capital

Working capital is the capital a business uses in its daily trading operations. It refers to the difference between a company’s current assets and its current liabilities. Working capital measures the company’s operational efficiency and its short-term health. In this article, we are looking at how to optimise and improve working capital. Working capital is essential for companies as it …

Sell Unpaid Invoice: What is an invoice?

Let’s start with the basics; an Invoice is a document sent to a customer (aka Debtor) specifying payment details for products or services provided by you / your company. An invoice with credit terms gives rise to accounts receivable due 30, 60, 90 or even 120 days. This potentially leads to cash flow issues for the supplier. Many savvy businesses …

ABLOY OPENS COMPETENCE CENTRES WORLDWIDE TO MODERNIZE ACCESS MANAGEMENT IN RAIL INDUSTRY

Locking solutions provider Abloy opens several competence centres worldwide to support the digital transformation in professional access management and locking. The focus is to bring operational excellence to the rapidly evolving and critical rail industry. Finnish locking solutions provider Abloy is expanding its international business operations. The main focus in 2019 will be in the global railway industry, which is …

INIT is Ready to Shape the Future of Public Transport

Account-based ticketing solutions, Mobility as a Service and electromobility – these are trend topics for public transport that are broadly discussed. INIT, leading supplier of integrated IT solutions for public transport, is ready to support transport operators to shape the future of public transport and will be showing its state-of-the-art products on its booth H05 at Asia Pacific Rail, taking …

How secure is your railway infrastructure today?

Today railway operations are under threat from everywhere. Privatisation and digitalisation have added so many more contractors and third parties that manage maintenance yards and general infrastructure. Access control and key management are getting even more complicated over multiple locations and users. Digitalisation also creates vulnerability to cyberattacks. Locomotives and carriages are becoming smarter and more connected. High speed rail …

Converged IP MPLS networks for urban railways

As urban populations continue to expand rapidly, urban railways operators are challenged to provide reliable, sustainable and safe transportation that can also scale and evolve to meet future passenger traffic volume and  needs. To meet the challenges, they need to embrace digital transformation and adopt new technologies. This application note explains how the Nokia Converged IP/MPLS Network for Urban Railways solution can …