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Blockchain is key topic for iSCF conference in Frankfurt

By |July 18th, 2018|

The 3rd annual inclusive Supply Chain Finance conference (iSCF) will take place on 21st September in Frankfurt, focused on improving liquidity in today’s supply chains.

The voice of academia: Dr Lydia Bals of Mainz University

By |July 16th, 2018|

The SCF Community's academic director, Luca Gelsomino, talks to Dr Lydia Bals about her research into sustainable supply chain design (SSCD).

US supermarket giant backtracks on supplier squeeze

By |July 11th, 2018|

Kroger, America’s biggest grocery chain by revenue, met resistance to plans to pay produce suppliers within 90 days instead of the current 30.

Why it’s time to look beyond the hype to blockchain’s real benefits

By |June 21st, 2018|

The new technology will democratise trade finance by opening access to thousands of small businesses, says co-founder of Taulia and CEO of Centrifuge, Maex Ament.

The voice of academia: David Wuttke of EBS Universität

By |June 13th, 2018|

David Wuttke is Assistant Professor of operations management at the EBS Universität für Wirtschaft und Recht, one of Germany’s leading private business schools.

Grasping a $9 trillion supply chain liquidity nettle

By |June 4th, 2018|

Fintech Tradeshift is a firm believer in the power of blockchain to address the problem and transform supply chain finance, says co-founder and CEO Christian Lanng.

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SCF Forum Asia: Lenovo looks to build its own SCF Platform

By |May 24th, 2018|

The news that Lenovo may build its own SCF solution was just one indication of a new seriousness about SCF revealed at the SCF Community’s second annual SCF Forum Asia

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Viewpoint: A new living lab to build the future of blockchain

By |May 9th, 2018|

Plans for a new blockchain 'living laboratory' will help explore real opportunities at the interface between the supply chain and finance, says Michiel Steeman.

McGill University claims the Global Student Challenge title

By |May 8th, 2018|

A team from McGill University of Canada has won the 2018 Championship in the worldwide supply chain finance simulation game organised by the SCF Community.

Can supplier finance technology help create a more ethical world?

By |May 2nd, 2018|

Evidence that modern-day slavery and child labour are still common has seen a focus on combining technology and the financial supply chain to eradicate unethical practice.