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?
Our analysis of the filings under the new UK Duty to Report rules reveal a surprise: those with supply chain finance programmes are more likely to pay slow and late.
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.
There appears to be a major gap in the market when it comes to providing multi-tier financing for the suppliers of suppliers. Two years ago, a workshop at the SCF Forum focused on multi-tier financing, with a total of 23 banks and fintechs invited to talk about what they could do towards its development. In [...]
Newer players in the world of supply chain finance include logistic service providers. Until recently few saw them playing a key role in SCF, yet they know about financial and payment flows – and what goes where. That was the opening premise of Federico Caniato, professor at Politecnico di Milano, who moderated the workshop session [...]