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China’s government joins supply chain finance focus

By |April 19th, 2018|

China’s fifth SCF Innovation Summit was held in Shenzhen on March 30. Last year saw the government release its first policy paper and focus on supply chain finance.

  • tradeshift

Tradeshift: come on up to our lab

By |April 18th, 2018|

The self-styled “social network for businesses” believes emerging technologies will transform global supply chains and says its just-launched innovation incubator is open to all.

Supply Chain Finance in Italy: towards new perspectives

By |April 11th, 2018|

This year’s SCF Observatory conference included a focus on innovative new SCF solutions, whose dynamism is challenging invoice discounting and factoring.

How Pimkie paid faster: French fashion label supports suppliers

By |April 3rd, 2018|

The French fashion label has put corporate social responsibility at the heart of an initiative to strengthen relationships with its key suppliers.

Insurance pay-outs for unpaid bills at highest since 2009

By |March 17th, 2018|

Payments made in 2017 by trade credit insurers to UK businesses for unpaid bills rose to their highest level since the global financial crisis, reports the ABI.

  • Michiel Steeman

The Shenzhen supply chain revolution is coming to Europe

By |February 25th, 2018|

What an orange bicycle in China tells us about how the Internet of Things, e-payments and 'pay as you go' models will revolutionise European supply chains.

Exclusive interview: Why Frank Lutz became CRX Markets CEO

By |February 21st, 2018|

Moving from the CFO role at a subsidiary of Bayer to the leadership role in a small, relatively new start-up is a career leap that not many would undertake.

  • Luca Gelsomino

“Bringing the academic world more into the corporate world”

By |February 25th, 2018|

The SCF Community names Luca Gelsomino as its first-ever academic director, highlighting the need for collaboration between corporate players and academia.

The voice of academia: Hua Song of Renmin University, Beijing

By |February 27th, 2018|

Luca Gelsomino, academic director of the SCF Community, asks Prof Hua Song of Renmin University, Beijing, about his recent research and SCF in China.

“When a business starts to fail, SCF is like musical chairs”

By |February 26th, 2018|

Carillion's early payment facility for suppliers may have helped its supply chain when it was launched. But did it make matters worse as the company collapsed?