21 July 2017

Financial Supply Chain

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Henning HolterTungsten Network - London

Signs of hope on late payments?

11 July 2017  |  3380 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Across multiple industries, the issue of late payment is often a cause for concern. In the retail trade in particular, headlines featuring struggling small businesses and lengthy delays are a regular occurrence. We welcome the news of prompt payments to SMEs, such as that seen recently by Asda. The supermarket giant has announced it is putting sm

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Enrico CamerinelliAite Group - Boston

Applying Blockchain in the Supply Chain

06 June 2017  |  6381 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

I have posted a long document on Linkedin (Applying Blockchain in the Supply Chain) describing which blockchain features best apply to the Supply Chain process elements below. I wish I could post it here on Finextra but I cannot include charts that are integral part of the document. Hope you will enjoy the reading. Supply Chain Processes Affected...

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Chaney Ojinnaka
Chaney OjinnakaVendorMach - London/New York

Seven ways to boost supply chain resilience

15 May 2017  |  4865 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Supply chain failures compromise the ability of an organisation to operate effectively and in extreme circumstances even to survive. Yet many businesses struggle to mitigate the risk of such failures:...

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Chaney Ojinnaka
Chaney OjinnakaVendorMach - London/New York

Treat Suppliers like Clients and Reap the Benefits

11 May 2017  |  4952 views  |  0 comments | recommendations Recommends 0

Most organisations strive to be on the best possible terms with their clients but too often neglect with third parties that contribute to the success of their business. The nature of buyer and supplie...

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John Bertrand
John BertrandSAP - London

Blockchain a rose by any other name

10 April 2017  |  6929 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 ackn...

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John Bertrand
John BertrandSAP - London

Blockchain: Going Dutch

03 April 2017  |  9126 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. Th...

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3 Ways Payment Providers Can Optimize Your Ecommerce Revenue

23 February 2017  |  21999 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...

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Enrico Camerinelli
Enrico CamerinelliAite Group - Boston

Blockchain in the Supply Chain: Building the IT Stack

17 November 2016  |  6641 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...

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Kevin Cullen
Kevin CullenVolante Technologies - Jersey City

Applying Blockchain Technology to Trade Finance

19 September 2016  |  11194 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  |  7292 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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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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