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 and delayed payments from their customers, says Federico Caniato, director at the SCF Observatory. Caniato was speaking to SCF Briefing [...]
The spotlight was on SCF for the first time at a recent supply chain management conference in China, reflecting the phenomenal growth of this tool.
Plans for a new blockchain 'living laboratory' will help explore real opportunities at the interface between the supply chain and finance, says Michiel Steeman.
China’s fifth SCF Innovation Summit was held in Shenzhen on March 30. Last year saw the government release its first policy paper and focus on supply chain finance.
The SCF Community names Luca Gelsomino as its first-ever academic director, highlighting the need for collaboration between corporate players and academia.
Luca Gelsomino, academic director of the SCF Community, asks Prof Hua Song of Renmin University, Beijing, about his recent research and SCF in China.
The latest SCF Barometer supports our experience that supply chain finance is growing and changing - an indicator of how it and the profession are maturing.
There appears to be a major gap in the market when it comes to providing multi-tier financing for the suppliers of suppliers. Two years ago, a workshop at the SCF Forum focused on multi-tier financing, with a total of 23 banks and fintechs invited to talk about what they could do towards its development. In [...]