Articles tagged with:
supply chain finance

  • Cybernetic brain on electronic chip board

    Building intelligent financial supply chains

    Integrating the physical, financial and data flows in supply chains is essential says financial supply chain tech vendor, Taulia. Its recent user-group conference aimed to prove this point.

  • International container cargo ship transporting good overseas

    Shaping up and shipping out: Maersk expands trade finance offering

    The shipping container line now offers trade finance to its customers in five markets around the world.

  • Mark Evans and Michael Lim, ANZ

    Crossing borders: navigating the new reality of international business

    The seemingly inexorable march of globalisation has redefined how businesses operate, enabling them to reach more customers, improve efficiency and ultimately become more profitable. However, in an increasingly complex world, the benefits that have been delivered by globalisation can no longer be taken for granted.

  • 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.