Supply Chain Finance Summit 2019
BRAND SPONSOR CODIX TOOK PART IN SUPPLY CHAIN FINANCE SUMMIT 2019, AMSTERDAM
The Group Managing Director of CODIX Laurent Tabouelle gave an update on the transformation of the industry at the 4th Supply Chain Finance Summit, 24-25th January 2019, in Grand Hotel Krasnapolsky, Amsterdam.
This year CODIX was a brand sponsor of the international event. The Supply Chain Finance Summit tracks the transformation of the industry, showcasing the latest innovations for both domestic and cross-border financing. The purpose is to examine the future of technology-enabled supply chain models, as well as to drive the conversation on increasing the access of SCF for SMEs and emerging markets.
On the first day of the event Laurent Tabouelle presented the unique software solution – iMX, and moderated a Case Study. The topic of the Case study was: A contract handled fully digitally: Myth or reality? This session covered the subject across the whole life cycle of a contract:
- Risk management;
- Cash application and collection;
- End of life.
The international form brings together corporate treasurers, CFOs, heads of procurement and supply chain, etc. This edition of SCF Summit attracted 150 global industry practitioners, representing experts from all sides of the table, including: global banks & supply chain finance platforms; auditors, ratings agencies, legal & insurance experts; technology providers & Fintechs; corporate treasurers, financial directors & heads of procurement.
Organizer of the event is BCR Publishing – world’s provider of receivables finance market intelligence. BCR creates and delivers essential news, reports and events, examining the future of receivables finance, factoring, alternative finance, supply chain finance, working capital management and trade receivables securitization. BCR’s global clients include the leading commercial banks, factors, invoice discounters, corporates, Fintechs and AltFin platforms, credit insurers, law firms, brokers and consultants. BCR Publishing also partners with the main industry trade bodies and developments banks.
Especially for the Supply Chain Finance Summit 2019 a unique Voice of the Customer Report has been produced in a collaboration between BCR and East & Partners, the specialist business banking insights research and analysis firm. Insights and primary results from the report were presented at this year's summit, followed by a discussion between top banks on how supply chain finance is becoming a key solution for buyers and suppliers.
The agenda of the event included also an overview of the Supply Chain/Inventory Finance market, as well as discussions and case studies, treating the following questions: how SCF is developing on an International scale; how to establish an automated global supply chain finance programme; how to create a digitization agenda for supply chain finance; how digital platforms & networks can enable working capital; steps to successful supplier onboarding via machine learning; how technology is bridging the gap between the physical and financial supply chain; the growth of supply chain finance in emerging markets; sustainable supplier financing; the use of credit insurance to mitigate risk and further enable access to working capital finance; building a roadmap for 2019 and beyond.