26 April 2017

Financial Supply Chain

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John BertrandSAP - London

Blockchain a rose by any other name

10 April 2017  |  5719 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

The question of what exactly is blockchain has come to the fore this week with the publication of the eBook ‘Blockchain Meets Supply Chain: Rewiring Business Operations for the Digital Age’ which acknowledged ‘blockchain is difficult to pin down … it is a class of software composed of other technologies’. The blockchain is a secure, transparent, l...

John BertrandSAP - London

Blockchain: Going Dutch

03 April 2017  |  8471 views  |  1 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

It is 417 years this April since the Dutch arrived in Japan with their black ships. Trade with Japan was opened up and, as they say, the rest is history. The Dutch are about to make history again. The first collaborative blockchain application looks set to be rolled out this year. The deployment is in trade finance and the Dutch are working with ...

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3 Ways Payment Providers Can Optimize Your Ecommerce Revenue

23 February 2017  |  16228 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Global E-commerce growth continues to outpace the entire retail sector. In 2016, eMarketer research estimates that total sales were worth around $1.9 trillion, up 6 percent from the previous year. Des...

Enrico Camerinelli
Enrico CamerinelliAite Group - Boston

Blockchain in the Supply Chain: Building the IT Stack

17 November 2016  |  6374 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Blockchain-based applications developed by SCtech (pronounced “skytech”) players (i.e., software vendors dedicated to developing blockchain-based applications for supply chain management) are disperse...

Kevin Cullen
Kevin CullenVolante Technologies - Jersey City

Applying Blockchain Technology to Trade Finance

19 September 2016  |  10854 views  |  1 comments | recommendations Recommends 2

In considering practical applications for Blockchain for banking processes, one of the specific areas that is in dire need of this type of technology is trade finance. Long reliant on complex banking ...

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Enrico Camerinelli
Enrico CamerinelliAite Group - Boston

Why Supply Chain Finance -Still- Keeps Bankers Up at Night

22 May 2016  |  7034 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Global Supply chain finance’s (SCF’s) original value proposition is to facilitate access to finance by arbitraging an “anchor” buyer’s lower funding costs on selected suppliers’ behalf. This principle...

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Enrico Camerinelli
Enrico CamerinelliAite Group - Boston

Blockchain in the Supply Chain

13 May 2016  |  10000 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

This paper assesses to what degree blockchain technology is part of corporate supply chain management practitioners’ domain expertise, as well as if there is any useful impact of blockchain-based appl...

Enrico Camerinelli
Enrico CamerinelliAite Group - Boston

Blockchain in the Supply Chain

03 March 2016  |  3034 views  |  3 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

I am lining up the key characteristics/enablers that I believe make blockchain valuable to supply chain and trade. Next step will be to map these characteristics/enablers with supply chain and trade p...

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Vishwanath Thanalapatti
Vishwanath ThanalapattiRisk Management Professional - Toronto, Canada

Digitisation: the key to distributed ledger and SWIFT BPO

17 February 2016  |  2354 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

What cloud has done for infrastructure, platform and software block chain will do for transactions and settlement. I am talking about the turning point in technology. In global business the two aspect...

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Enrico Camerinelli
Enrico CamerinelliAite Group - Boston

Supply Chain Finance 2.0

10 June 2015  |  2663 views  |  1 comments | recommendations Recommends 1

Today the SCF market is established on the premises that risk is priced on the anchor buyer’s credit worthiness. This is what I would call SCF 1.0 I am however seeing signs of a significant shift wher...

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Founded by Olivier Berthier
Date 03 May 2007
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In the world of international trade, the process of exchanging payments, information and documents between buyers, sellers, banks, and other involved parties is becoming increasingly important for financial institutions. This community aims at presenting views and innovative ideas related to this financial supply chain space.
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