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  • Michiel Steeman

Viewpoint: Does the SCF Industry Need a Code of Conduct to Prevent ‘Extreme’ Programmes?

By |April 7th, 2020|

Governments and regulators are calling for a reappraisal of some supplier finance programmes. We should respond positively, says Michiel Steeman. Supply chain finance has faced renewed criticism in the media just a month into the year. The bad press is not new – we are familiar with similar accusations against multinationals taking their SCF programmes [...]

  • Michiel Steeman

Viewpoint: How SCF is responding to new pressures

By |December 5th, 2019|

Supply chain finance is becoming more than just a ‘solution’ as the market responds to the changing environmental and social pressures we face today.

Could AI define a new era for supply chain finance?

By |December 4th, 2019|

SCF providers are exploring the potential of artificial intelligence (AI) technology, with some arguing it is a tool capable of taking the market to the next level.

Innovation and sustainability shape SCF Forum Europe 2019

By |November 29th, 2019|

How to make your entire supply chain sustainable was one of the defining themes of this year’s SCF Forum Europe in Amsterdam.

Airbus wins 2019 SCF Awards Gold, beating tough competition

By |November 28th, 2019|

Competition was fierce this year as entrants battled for the 2019 Supply Chain Finance awards, with the top Gold award scooped by Airbus.

Why China is shaping innovation in supply chain finance

By |November 27th, 2019|

A new report from the SCF Academy looks at differences in how SCF is developing in China and how the country is setting benchmarks in terms of innovation.

How deep-tier suppliers can access SCF with blockchain’s help

By |November 1st, 2019|

Supply chain finance providers are exploring how blockchain-enabled platforms can take SCF beyond direct suppliers and into deeper tiers of buyers' complex supply networks.

Shortlist announced for Supply Chain Finance Awards 2019

By |October 28th, 2019|

The shortist for the 2019 Supply Chain Finance Awards has been announced, ahead of the presentation ceremony at SCF Forum Europe in Amsterdam on 28th November.

  • FASB Office

Why the SCF accounting debate may be closer to resolution

By |October 20th, 2019|

A letter from the big four accountants brings years of uncertainty to a head and may, finally, usher in clearer guidance for supplier finance users and providers.

SCF Personalities: Ilkim Saracel – treasury manager, Flex

By |October 17th, 2019|

Ilkim Saracel, treasury manager at Flex, the global supply chain and manufacturing company, tells SCF Briefing that making a positive impact is her driving motivation.