Supply Chain

MasterCard and Basware announce new partnership

Posted by Pete Loughlin in AP Automation, Purchase to Pay, Purchase to Pay Process, Supplier Networks, Supply Chain, Supply Chain Finance, Working Capital Management

On the back of the extraordinary announcements over recent weeks , MasterCard and Basware have just declared another supply chain finance deal. It’s a big deal and it’s another sign if we needed it that products and services providing working capital support to business is…

Managing the supply chain risk in Europe – supply chain finance should be taken more seriously

Posted by Pete Loughlin in Financial Supply Chain Management, Supply Chain, Supply Chain Finance, The Rest, Vendor Risk Management, Working Capital Management

Critical components in your supply chain are at risk – and you may not even know it. There are numerous points of failure in today’s complex supply chains and because of the difficulty that upstream suppliers have funding their business from day to day, the…

An offshoring Christmas Carol

Posted by Pete Loughlin in Supply Chain

Startups and young businesses thrive when their people do their jobs because they want to change the world, they want to get rich or they want to do what they love to do. But as they grow, founders execute their exit plans, hopefully happily, and…