The tool will be powered by tokenisation technology to simplify and automate the exchange of information between sellers and buyers; helping to improve the supply chain, cut down manual tasks, and enhance working capital efficiency.
Receivables reconciliation remains a key challenge for many Australian businesses who receive and process large volumes of payments on a daily basis.
The process of identifying payers and matching with invoices is typically a manual, intensive process that can take several days – weighing on resources, causing delivery delays and impacting customer satisfaction. Inaccuracies and insufficient data add to the complexities of managing receivables.
Through a secured digital information exchange platform, HSBC DART brings transparency and monitoring capabilities, enabling HSBC corporate clients and their customers to track information and view all actions taken by either party.
John Scott, Head of Global Liquidity & Cash Management, HSBC Australia, expects the tool will be especially useful for corporates in the manufacturing, real estate and fast-moving consumer goods industries.
“HSBC DART directly addresses pain points by bringing efficiencies to both our clients and their customers through reduced paperwork, improved traceability and automated utilisation of credit notes,” said Mr Scott.
HSBC DART is also being used by the bank’s corporate customers in India, Indonesia and Singapore.
HSBC DART is available to corporate customers in Australia via HSBCnet and Android app. HSBC will progressively widen the capabilities available in the platform as the bank continues to optimise its digital services to support clients.
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