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Configuring SAP® ERP Financial and Controlling by John Burger, Peter Jones

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Chapter 6

Financial Supply Chain Management

Featuring:

  • Biller Direct
  • Cash and Liquidity Management
  • Liquidity Planner
  • Collections Management
  • Credit Management

The Financial Supply Chain Management module helps a business manage how cash flows through a business. You can optimize cash in several ways, including for cash outflows (such as vendor payments) as well as for reduced cycle time for when you receive cash (customer payments, for example). Improvements in how quickly cash flows into a business—or how slowly cash flows out of a company—result in a better cash flow.

After all, one of the biggest reasons why companies fail is not because they are not making profits but because they are not liquid enough. In other words, they did not manage ...

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