Articles tagged with:
supply chain finance

  • Skyscrapers in Moscow

    Supplier-centric SCF

    Implementing a supply chain finance programme has enabled Russia’s X5 Retail Group to better support its suppliers and streamline its own internal processes. Here, Tanya Kuznetsova, Head of Banking Products at X5 tells their story.

  • Container ship importing contents

    Supply chain centres

    Optimising supply chain activities is a priority for many companies in Asia. As well as centralising procurement processes, some companies are seeking further efficiency by setting up global supply chain centres which can centralise both procurement and treasury activities.

  • Kush Patel, Tallysticks

    Invoice financing reimagined

    In the first of our new series profiling some of the world’s most exciting fintech companies we speak to Kush Patel, CEO and Co-Founder at Tallysticks to hear how the company is looking to transform the trade finance space with blockchain and smart contacts.

  • Example of networking

    Supplier finance meets CSR

    Supply chain finance is already well established as a tool corporate treasurers can use to shore up their supply chains. Now we are seeing some companies using it to drive better social and environmenta; standards amongst their suppliers too.

  • Close up of silver hard suitcase

    Samsonite: making a case for SCF

    Last year, Samsonite, the world’s largest travel luggage company, received a Highly Commended award at the Treasury Today Asia Adam Smith Awards for its innovative supply chain finance solution. Here, we talk to Paul Melkebeke, Vice President, Supply Asia at Samsonite who explains how they did it and how you can too.

  • Money being sweeped away like garbage

    Don’t waste money on supply chain finance

    Supply chain finance has potential to save businesses significant sums if current thinking on this subject gives way to a new model, optimising the financial supply chain. One treasurer urges you to rethink the topic.

  • Knight wearing armor and holding a sword with both hands

    Banks rush to defend SCF

    Ratings agencies and regulators are demanding more transparency around supply chain finance. But is the use of SCF to disguise leverage as common as has been implied? The banks think not.

  • Close up of dart hitting bullseye

    Ratings agencies take aim at SCF

    If your company has a supply chain finance programme, it may be a good idea to have a chat with your ratings agency about it.

  • Guillermo Gualino, Vice President and Treasurer, Agilent

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    Guillermo Gualino, Agilent

    Guillermo Gualino, Vice President and Treasurer has never been one to shy away from a challenge. This, in fact, has been the hallmark of his career to date. Here, Gualino shares how this desire to take on the tough tasks combined with a philosophy rooted in the art of consulting has brought success and fostered a rather unique approach to treasury management.

  • Old windmill and new wind turbine in the Netherlands

    Greater choice as new meets old in receivables finance

    Fintech was the hot topic at a recent industry conference on trade receivables finance. With banks rumoured to be reviewing their product offerings in certain markets, will your future supply chain finance solution come from a tech company instead?