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  • SABIC's Netherlands office

How SABIC persuaded its doubters to support SCF

By |November 9th, 2018|

When Eric Woons, global head of cash management at SABIC, first raised the idea of setting up a supply chain finance programme he met with some resistance.

Samsung and Port of Rotterdam launch blockchain shipping pilot

By |October 21st, 2018|

The Port of Rotterdam and Samsung have joined forces to launch a pilot aimed at replacing paper shipping and finance documentation with blockchain technology.

  • 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.

Global flavour to Supply Chain Finance Awards 2018 shortlist

By |October 17th, 2018|

A South African pharmacy chain, a Swedish retailer and a U.S. manufacturer are among the shortlisted companies for the 2018 SCF Awards, sponsored by ING.

  • Michiel Steeman

Unlocking the black box: A conversation with Fitch Ratings

By |October 16th, 2018|

Michiel Steeman speaks to Alex Griffiths of Fitch Ratings, discussing his recent report on SCF and whether reverse factoring is a positive or negative development.

  • cost benefit

Comparing the costs and benefits of Supply Chain Finance schemes

By |September 27th, 2018|

Cost is the main barrier to the widespread adoption of more advanced supplier finance techniques, according to a study by The Supply Chain Finance Community.

Your chance to contribute to the Supply Chain Finance Barometer

By |October 2nd, 2018|

The Supply Chain Finance Community is asking readers of SCF Briefing to participate in the 2018 SCF Barometer, a joint initiative with PwC.

Are services firms becoming wary of SCF after Carillion fallout?

By |September 27th, 2018|

Facilities management firm Mitie has said that its net debt will be around £40m more than expected in the first half year as use of its supply chain finance scheme is reduced.

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.

Viewpoint: Serious business in a new circular economy game

By |September 3rd, 2018|

The Blue Connection is a new business game where global competitors remodel a bicycle business for the circular economy. (But why blue and not green?)