Gráinne Fennell and Adrian Samuel of Elavon Freight Payment explain how digitising paper-based systems can improve cash flow and insight into data.
The South African steel group implemented its SCF programme in near-record breaking time - and the take-up rate by SME suppliers is accelerating the move to phase two.
The Asian Development Bank is working with banks to bring supply chain finance to SMEs in the region, as SCF relationship manager Sabine Oudart tells SCFBriefing.
Recent research suggests that mid-market corporates in North America aren't making much use of SCF. Andrew Jesse of Basware says that the market needs more education.
Prompt Payment Code will introduce "slimmed down" reporting requirements for signatories that are too small to comply with new government regulations.
PUMA and the IFC have designed an SCF programme that helps suppliers in emerging markets and elsewhere meet sustainability and corporate social responsibility goals.
Andy Gifford, senior director of treasury in EMEA for Level 3 Communications, offers advice on taking advantage of the early payment options companies already have.