Jun 27, 2017
Lessons from a crisis: Building strength from supply chain interdependence This guest article was authored by Dr. Yossi Sheffi. Sheffi is Elisha Gray II Professor of Engineering Systems at MIT and Director of the MIT Center for Transportation and Logistics. He has worked with leading...
May 16, 2017
Interest rates are on the rise, and there is talk about “normalizing,” leaving finance teams to figure out just what “normal” looks like nearly a decade post-recession. For some, normal means a new strategy altogether: a shift away from holding large amounts of cash on the balance...
Apr 26, 2017
In the months leading up to the NFL draft, there was a dizzying amount of predictions and strategy discussions underway. When it comes to businesses that rely on metrics, the NFL is a contender for first round pick. It’s not just the big data of player and team stats at work. The draft...
Apr 26, 2017
One hundred years ago, Sears disrupted the entire model of retail by offering consumers access to nearly anything — including complete kits for building a house — by mail order. Now, that original retail innovator is faced with an identity crisis and redefining their model. A...
Mar 29, 2017
How to unlock the most value when you implement dynamic discounting and e-Invoicing by Chad Bruffey, Managing Director The adoption of e-Invoicing offers multiple benefits including lower costs, higher accuracy, greater productivity and reduced cycle times giving greater...
Mar 23, 2017
Rising interest rates are an opportunity to support your supply chain with cash flow and lower cost of capital on C2FO, a market with no risk or volatility.
Feb 22, 2017
Currently, there is a lot of uncertainty regarding supply chain disruption, regulatory changes, tax changes, and market volatility. While the number of variables — and attention-grabbing headlines — occurring at once is unique, the truth is corporates have always managed...
Jan 23, 2017
The Vasa warship set sail on its maiden voyage on August 10, 1698. Carrying 64 bronze canons, and decorated with nearly 500 sculptures, the ornate and towering wooden vessel was the most powerful military ship in the world at that time, a testament to the might of Sweden and the ambitions...
Dec 11, 2016
Sandy Kemper, Chairman & CEO, C2FO, delivered the keynote address at the 2016 Meet Taipei Innovation & Entrepreneurship Conference.
Nov 28, 2016
Financial technology is revolutionizing the way we do business, touching every aspect of how we handle financial transactions. We’re entering an era in which data transparency, peer-to-peer communication, and efficiency will elevate business to an entirely new level. This is highly...
Oct 14, 2016
On October 14, 2016, new rules took effect that require institutional prime money market funds to forego their fixed $1 share price and instead take on a floating net asset value (NAV), which introduces principal risk. If a company doesn’t want to take on that risk, C2FO is an option that allows them to earn a materially larger yield than alternative investments.
Sep 28, 2016
Whether you’re a finance or procurement leader for a Global 2000 company or the business owner of a small to medium-sized enterprise (SME), the findings of our 2016 Working Capital Outlook Survey can influence the success of your business.
Sep 26, 2016
Innovation is the lifeblood of pharmaceutical companies, so it’s logical that leaders in the industry seek innovative approaches to cutting costs and supporting their supply chains. C2FO can help increase supply chain efficiency and strength by providing an avenue for suppliers to access cash from their buyers at a rate that works for both.
Aug 30, 2016
The technology industry faces challenges including supply chain risk, narrow margins, and cash imbalance that are of a magnitude that few other verticals experience. However, the solutions they use to address these challenges can be utilized by companies in many different industries.
Jul 27, 2016
Fintech allows companies to automate tasks, reduce inefficiencies and compile information that supports their financial decisions. A Senior Analyst at Aite Group examines the key areas in which corporations and banks can use fintech to improve efficiency and profitability.