Ardent Partners & Kuehne + Nagel Discuss an Award Winning Approach to SCF

Supply Chain Finance (SCF) is evolving and can benefit businesses around the world by creating a win-win situation for you and your suppliers. Join experts from Tradeshift, Ardent Partners and Kuehne + Nagel to discuss the latest developments within SCF and take a deep dive into how Kuehne + Nagel won the 2018 Global Supplier Achievement Award.

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Supply Chain Finance (SCF) is evolving and can benefit businesses around the world by creating a win-win situation for you and your suppliers. Join experts from Tradeshift, Ardent Partners and Kuehne + Nagel to discuss the latest developments within SCF and take a deep dive into how Kuehne + Nagel won the 2018 Global Supplier Achievement Award.

When Kuehne + Nagel decided to move to e-invoicing for all its suppliers, adding a supply chain finance facility was a logical step in the process. We will look at how the company brought together several business partners, including its technology vendor and finance provider, with its existing systems and processes, to offer early payment to hundreds of suppliers and leverage surplus cash.

This webinar will cover the:

  • Motivation behind introducing the process
  • Methodology to design the solution
  • Integration implementation and functionality within the ERP system
  • Challenges faced on organizing the procurement side
  • Benefits gained from adding SCF to their process

Meet the speakers

Roger Sutter, Head of Treasury and Working Capital at Kuehne + Nagel

Roger Sutter joined Kuehne + Nagel in 2011 as Head Treasury and Working Capital. In this role, he oversees the global treasury and working capital activities of the Group which also includes KN’s global SCF program. Roger started his career at a large international bank and thereafter worked in the finance department of an international food manufacturer.

Bob Cohen, Research Director at Ardent Partners

Bob Cohen, leads Ardent’s coverage of Accounts Payable, Business Networks, and Travel and Expense Management. Bob is a seasoned professional with more than fifteen years of experience in helping enterprises transform their Source-to-Pay operations. He spent the past 12 years at Basware where he helped establish it’s U.S. presence as a major player in the AP automation space while helping hundreds of AP and P2P teams achieve Best-in-Class performance via their use of ePayables, P2P, and Business Network solutions. Prior to Basware he was an executive at American Express and helped the commercial card giant align its products and services with an evolving market.

Andrew Jesse, Sr. Director of Market Development at Tradeshift

Andrew Jesse is leading Market Development for Tradeshift Financial Services, where he is responsible for expanding Tradeshift’s network of integrated early payment solutions and providers. Andrew comes from a background of over 20 years having worked in the semiconductor industry where he focused on ERP, business process re-engineering and audit. Prior to Tradeshift, Andrew was at Basware where he helped hundreds of clients to achieve their goals in terms of working capital, efficiency, and savings.

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