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.
The birth of supply chain finance in Italy in 1963 carried risks that imperilled buyers and suppliers alike. China must ensure it does not repeat those mistakes.
Plans for a new blockchain 'living laboratory' will help explore real opportunities at the interface between the supply chain and finance, says Michiel Steeman.
What an orange bicycle in China tells us about how the Internet of Things, e-payments and 'pay as you go' models will revolutionise European supply chains.
Corporates that extend their payment terms to suppliers without offering a supply chain finance facility will eventually pay the price, says Prof Lisa Ellram.
For many companies, inventory finance has traditionally proved difficult to access. Logistics service providers are better able than the banks to provide it.
A new two-track system bridges supply chain strategy and finance - and brings together students from across the globe for a career-enhancing experience.
SCF is well known as a tool for optimising working capital. But we need to think more about its ability to remove many kinds of risks from the supply chain.
Procurement specialist Bertrand Maltaverne explains why blockchain has tremendous value to offer by creating 'digital trust' in data and relationships.
As Latin America becomes increasingly attractive as a trade partner, Oliver Belin says businesses are realising the supply chain finance opportunities in the region.