Category Archives: Supply Chain Finance

Orbians Experience with Non bank Investors in Supply Chain Finance Structures

Noted bank robber Willie Sutton explained why he robbed banks. Willie replied, “I rob banks because that's where the money is.”  Once true for supply chain finance as […]

Why don’t More Institutional Investors buy Supply Chain Finance Assets?

As someone said, its all about risk versus reward tradeoffs.   And that certainly applies to SCF.  Just what is SCF anyway?  Its like asking 5 […]

Will Treasurers Use Cryptocurrency to Pay Suppliers?

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There are many projects and proof of concepts going with Blockchain technologies and trade, that I tell a venture capitalist friend of mine that while […]

Funding Modern Supply Chain Finance: from Banks to Others

The recent views and comments in the press about the inflow of non-bank capital to Supply Chain Finance (SCF) markets has been more wishful thinking […]

Can FCIreverse avoid the same results as SWIFT’s Bank Payment Obligation?

Recently, FCI and Demica announced an interesting partnership. In my words, it went something like let Demica be the low cost platform for supply chain […]

5 Hypotheses Tested on Supplier Use of Supply Chain Finance

Recently, I participated in a webinar where Prof. David Wuttke of the EBS Business School presented highlights of his joint research together with Prof. Eve […]

Moving Downstream – Supply Chain Finance Opportunities with the Middle Market

To date, Supply chain finance programs have been the domain of very large corporates. Here are a few  reasons why these programs have been positioned […]

Supply Chain Finance Goes to College Part 2

Knowing Tom Dunn, CEO of Orbian as I do, I know he is a man of action.  World renown for his rowing capabilities, Tom recently […]

Supply Chain Finance Goes to College

Trade Financing Matters welcomes this guest post from Prof. Dr. David Wuttke, EBS Business School, Institute of Supply Management When Tom Dunn, CEO Orbian, and […]

The Suppliers Dilemma – How to use Large Customer Receivables for Working Capital

I love when the so called users of supply chain finance sing its praises. PJ Bain, CEO of PrimeRevenue, recently penned a piece on Valuing the […]

Fintech Fosters Alignment for Supply Chain Finance

FinTech does not have a simple definition. It is a broad term that speaks to the evolving intersection of technologies and the way supply chains […]

Middle Market Supply Chain Finance – Challenges Moving Downstream

There are analysts, treasury, supply chain finance, trade finance, etc. that still get so confused by what a supply chain finance program is. For example, […]