The latest SCF Barometer supports our experience that supply chain finance is growing and changing - an indicator of how it and the profession are maturing.
Gráinne Fennell and Adrian Samuel of Elavon Freight Payment explain how digitising paper-based systems can improve cash flow and insight into data.
A discussion of the challenges with data and benchmarking, new UK rules, implementing SCF and the findings of the latest Lloyds Bank Working Capital Index.
Corporates that extend their payment terms to suppliers without offering a supply chain finance facility will eventually pay the price, says Prof Lisa Ellram.
A new report by the Economist Intelligence Unit and Standard Chartered highlights the importance of responsible supply chains and the role that SCF can play.
Supply chain finance is seen as a promising area of growth by trade finance banks, but most are not in position to offer it as a product, says ICC.
For many companies, inventory finance has traditionally proved difficult to access. Logistics service providers are better able than the banks to provide it.
Organisations need to put invoice handling at the top of their payments strategy agenda if they want to improve efficiencies and get supply chain finance benefits.
In this extract from their book Financing the End-to-End Supply Chain, the authors explain the criteria that determine whether SCF is right for your organisation.
Participants at the recent Working Capital Forum, supported by Basware, discussed payment targets and how supply chain finance and automation could help.