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2018 Transport and logistics winner: KUEHNE + NAGEL

By |November 29th, 2018|

Category: Transport and logistics Winner: Kuehne + Nagel – Switzerland Partners: Citi and Tradeshift Summing up: Kuehne + Nagel didn’t reinvent the wheel when they decided to offer their suppliers an early payment facility. The existing e-invoicing platform that had been developed with Tradeshift served as the perfect launchpad for the SCF programme provided by Citi. [...]

Siemens wins Gold at 2018 Supply Chain Finance Awards

By |November 29th, 2018|

Competition for the SCF Awards Gold Award was hotter than ever this year but Siemens found itself ahead of the field. The company first established its supply chain finance programme in 2008, since when it has grown to include over 3,000 suppliers in more than 20 countries covering 13 different currencies. Siemens was one of [...]

2018 Innovation winner: ARVIEM

By |November 29th, 2018|

The 2018 SCF Innovation award is presented to an organisation that is bringing the physical and financial supply chains together with its innovative approach and technology – Arviem. The Swiss-based business is famed for its end-to-end cargo-tracking capabilities, which provide companies with real-time visibility into the movement of goods through the supply chain. Arviem is [...]

2018 Retail and apparel winner: DIS-CHEM PHARMACIES

By |November 29th, 2018|

Category: Retail and apparel Winner: Dis-Chem Pharmacies – South Africa Partner: Propell Summing up: A large and remarkably quick implementation – amongst the largest and fastest in all of Africa – testimony to the support and low-cost finance made available to suppliers while enabling Dis-Chem to fund its ambitious expansion programme. What the judges said: [...]

Tradeshift joins SCF Forum Europe sponsors

By |October 22nd, 2018|

Tradeshift has become the latest fintech to join the growing list of sponsors of the SCF Forum.

  • Amit Agarwal, DBS

Why bank-fintech partnerships are gaining traction for Asian SCF

By |October 21st, 2018|

SCF Briefing spoke to Amit Agarwal, head of open account trade products at DBS Bank, about the growing interest in supplier finance in Asia and how banks should react.

Less isn’t always more, finds Swiss working capital study

By |September 17th, 2018|

Reducing the cash-to-cash cycle isn't always a good thing, a new study into working capital management in Switzerland has found.

TradeIx announces two hires for Singapore office

By |August 10th, 2018|

The developer of the TradeIx open blockchain system for trade finance is opening its new office in the city state’s financial district.

BNP Paribas launches SME lending fund in UK

By |July 30th, 2018|

The French bank’s asset management arm has been focusing on increased funding for smaller businesses on both sides of the Channel.

China conference hears of SCF innovations and breakthroughs

By |July 26th, 2018|

The spotlight was on SCF for the first time at a recent supply chain management conference in China, reflecting the phenomenal growth of this tool.