The voice of academia: David Wuttke of EBS Universität

By |June 13th, 2018|

David Wuttke is Assistant Professor of operations management at the EBS Universität für Wirtschaft und Recht, one of Germany’s leading private business schools.

  • Michiel Steeman

Viewpoint: Supply chain finance in the circular economy

By |April 2nd, 2017|

The circular economy will create new models of asset ownership, creating the concept of the 'product as a service'. Supply chain finance has to rise to this challenge.

  • Michiel Steeman

Viewpoint: Take Betaalme.nu to the European level

By |March 5th, 2017|

Forty Dutch companies have now signed the Betaalme.nu pledge. But a European version would work better for the largest companies whose supply chains span borders.

Comment: Making financing as easy to access as the internet

By |March 30th, 2017|

Blockchain and bitcoin have shown the world the concept of ‘permissionless’ participation. Inclusivity will be the next big step for SCF, says Douwe Lycklama.

From drones to data: Disruptive technologies in supply chain

By |January 31st, 2017|

Professor Nick Vyas from the USC Marshall School of Business sets out some of the major technology trends that could have a huge impact on supply chains.

“Learn from SCF implementation mistakes before trying again”

By |February 1st, 2017|

There may be good reasons why a second attempt at implementing SCF will succeed more than the first, says Brian Shanahan. But only if the real lessons are learned.

  • Michiel Steeman

Viewpoint: Building real-life pilot projects with blockchain

By |November 21st, 2016|

Blockchain holds huge promise. That's why the SCF Community is taking part in a major programme to develop working pilot projects, says Michiel Steeman.

  • Michiel Steeman

Viewpoint: How information flows could transform logistics

By |October 22nd, 2016|

The flow of information is such an important part of the supply chain it could transform the role played by logistics service providers, says Michiel Steeman.

  • Michiel Steeman

Viewpoint: The limitless possibilities of SCF

By |September 19th, 2016|

Supply chain finance is a tool that has almost limitless possibilities, says Michiel Steeman, founder and chairman of the Supply Chain Finance Community.

The strategic importance of SCF to the procurement function

By |September 14th, 2016|

Procurement will wind up sacrificing suppliers like chess pawns if it relies on relentless price cutting. SCF offers a more strategic approach.