Chris joined Mizuho Bank, Deutsche Bank, Haleon, Mashreq Bank and Falcon Group to speak on “Payables, receivables and inventory – a fine balancing act in working capital optimisation”

Businesses are making a well documented move towards “just-in-case” inventory management in response to rising inflation and interest rates, supply chain disruption, geopolitical tensions and increasing shipping costs. With this in mind, the panel considered the implications of this move to building more resilient supply chains, including the role of third party solutions providers – such as Silver Birch – in managing off-balance sheet inventory and reducing the cash conversion cycle.