Financial Management Strategies for Strong Supplier Relationships
Best Practices for Enabling Both Optimized Working Capital and Supplier Relationships
Air Date & Time
Thursday, April 11, 2019 2:00 PM
Optimizing working capital and strengthening supplier relationships can often seem like competing objectives. The former has historically required cost cutting and creating strain on suppliers and trading partnerships.
One privately-owned pest control manufacturer, Woodstream, found itself with this familiar challenge: pressure to improve working capital while at the same time maintaining strong supplier relationships.
Join Levvel Research, PrimeRevenue, and Woodstream’s EVP Operations, Shawn Reniker, for a deep dive into how Woodstream successfully leveraged supply chain finance strategies and technology to improve working capital and strengthen supplier partnerships at the same time.
Attendees of This Webinar Will Learn About:
- Tips for supplier negotiations
- The importance of having a multi-funder network in a global program
- How to improve working capital while at the same time improving supplier relationships
Who Should Attend?
- AP and Back-Office Finance Professionals
- Finance Directors
Accreditation: Webinar participants can earn 1 CPE credit in Management Services.
Prerequisites: Previous experience in finance
Advanced Preparation: None
Delivery method: Group Internet Based
Cancellation policy: Levvel Research (formerly PayStream Advisors) may at its discretion cancel or replace a previously announced program with a program of similar content. We will make every effort to provide sufficient notification of such change. For more information regarding complaint and/or program cancellation policies, please email us at email@example.com
Refund policy: No fee charge
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Director of Research Operations, Levvel
Anna Barnett is the Director of Research Operations for Levvel Research, Levvel’s in-house research practice. Anna is an expert in several facets of business process automation software, including Procure-to-Pay, Source-to-Settle, Travel and Expense Management, and Payables (AP and payments). She also covers digital transformation trends and technology, including around DevOps strategy, design systems, application development, and cloud migration. She is experienced in the organizational procedures and application of software in several specific industries, including Healthcare, Higher Education, Retail, Manufacturing, Oil & Gas, Hospitality, and Non-profit. Anna has extensive experience in research-based analytical writing and editing, as well as sales and marketing.
Strategic Account Executive, PrimeRevenue
Miles Kimura is a Strategic Account Executive for PrimeRevenue, the leading provider of technology-enabled working capital solutions. Miles joined PrimeRevenue in 2017 and has a BA in Political Science from Ohio University. Having held several senior positions with companies including SAS, FirstRain, and Dow Jones, Miles has over 25 years’ experience selling to enterprise clients.
EVP Operations, Woodstream Corporation
Shawn Reniker is the Executive Vice President of Operations for Woodstream, a global manufacturer and marketer of quality branded pest & animal control products, environmentally friendly products for lawn & garden and solutions for new & effective ways to enjoy birding. Shawn has been with Woodstream for two years, responsible for global manufacturing operations, sourcing, distribution and logistics. Prior to Woodstream, he held several senior roles at various companies including the roles of VP and GM of Operations for Iceberg Enterprises, COO of Inno-Labs and Director of Operations for Rubbermaid Home Products. Shawn holds a BA in Business from Ottawa University.