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About Andrew Sawers

Andrew Sawers is editor of SCF Briefing. He has been a business and financial journalist and editor for more than 25 years and is the winner of a number of awards.

Sancus Finance recruits Dan Walker as successor MD

By |November 20th, 2017|

Supply chain finance provider Sancus Finance has recruited Dan Walker to succeed current MD Caroline Langron on her retirement in January 2018.

Huge market opportunity and industry trends for SCF in Italy

By |November 23rd, 2017|

There is still huge untapped opportunity in the Italian supply chain finance market, reports Osservatori Digital Innovation at the Politecnico Milano.

Clearing the road ahead for prompt payment of carriers

By |October 12th, 2017|

Gráinne Fennell and Adrian Samuel of Elavon Freight Payment explain how digitising paper-based systems can improve cash flow and insight into data.

SCF is strategic area of high growth, say trade finance banks

By |October 13th, 2017|

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.

Faster invoice cycle times at the centre of payables strategy

By |October 4th, 2017|

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.

Windesheim SME SCF project nominated for research award

By |October 26th, 2017|

Windesheim University’s research project on SCF for SMEs has been nominated for a prestigious innovation award - and members of the pubic can vote for it.

The benefits of on-time payment (and how to make that happen)

By |September 29th, 2017|

Participants at the recent Working Capital Forum, supported by Basware, discussed payment targets and how supply chain finance and automation could help.

Taulia raises $20m of equity in private fundraiser

By |October 10th, 2017|

SEC filing reveals Taulia raised $20m in equity in September, less than two years after raising $38.5m from investors.

Oracle AI apps identify optimal timing for supplier payment

By |October 10th, 2017|

New capabilities connect with Oracle Cloud apps to bring artificial intelligence to finance, procurement and supply chain professionals.

Excess working capital up by 7% at British businesses

By |October 9th, 2017|

The amount of money that British businesses have tied up in excess working capital rose to £535bn, according to new research.