Indian retail and apparel giant Aditya Birla has onboarded more than 500 suppliers to an early payment programme it launched at the start of the Coronavirus pandemic. Rahul Desai, SVP Treasury, said the use of [...]
The Covid-19 global crisis could spark the acceleration of purchase order financing as companies urgently need cash to bring their supply chains back to life. As some lockdown measures are cautiously eased around Europe, many [...]
More than three-quarters of companies have accelerated plans to digitise trade and supply chain finance processes, according to a poll of participants in the latest SCF Community webinar. 76% of respondents said their plans had [...]
Supply chain management professor Xiande Zhao outlines recommendations to help Chinese businesses weather the pandemic Businesses in China must learn from their experiences of the devastating impact of Covid-19 to ensure their supply chains are [...]
Discussions around Covid-19 impact dominated the annual SCF Observatory Conference Supply chain finance could provide much-needed liquidity to small businesses in Italy struggling with the impact of Covid-19 and facing an increase in cancelled orders [...]
The Covid-19 crisis means many smaller businesses are desperate for the liquidity offered by supplier finance, but access to funding may become difficult. Rewatch the webinar at the bottom of the page ‘We’re seeing more [...]
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