James Hayward

James is Tradeshift's Editorial Manager and a Content Writer obsessed with storytelling and providing finance professionals with insights and advice on how to take their finance function to the next level.

  • Innovators & Troublemakers: the box that revolutionized global trade

    Innovators & Troublemakers: the box that revolutionized global trade

    Malcom McLean is the father of the intermodal shipping container, a simple idea that changed the world. This is his story.

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  • 5 ways to speed up seller payments

    5 ways to speed up seller payments

    Do you want a healthy and innovative supply chain? And do you want to benefit from early payment discounts? Then it’s time to accelerate your payment process.

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  • Partner Perspectives: Ahmed Mazhari, Chief Growth Officer at Genpact

    Partner Perspectives: Ahmed Mazhari, Chief Growth Officer at Genpact

    Ahmed Mazhari, Chief Growth Officer at Genpact explains why businesses must focus on transformation as a matter of survival, and how those companies that are adaptive are the ones that will succeed.

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  • 3 reasons why businesses must care about prompt payment

    3 reasons why businesses must care about prompt payment

    Did you know it's good business to pay your sellers promptly? Here are three compelling reasons why.

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  • Meet the changemakers: Dr. Ulrich Piepel, Chief Procurement Officer, innogy SE

    Meet the changemakers: Dr. Ulrich Piepel, Chief Procurement Officer, innogy SE

    See how Dr. Ulrich Piepel, Chief Procurement Officer at innogy SE, has transformed the procurement department to make it a trusted business partner.

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  • What is design thinking and why should you care?

    What is design thinking and why should you care?

    Design thinking may seem an abstract concept with little relevance to supply chain professionals. However, in our changing world, design thinking must be core to everything you do. Find out why.

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  • [Innovation Summit Recap Video] Designing Futures with Angela Oguntala

    [Innovation Summit Recap Video] Designing Futures with Angela Oguntala

    Angela Oguntala explains how we can design for a future we want to see and tells us what we can do to reach further and push for true innovation.

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  • [Innovation Summit Recap Video] Procurement’s imperative for change with Amy Fong

    [Innovation Summit Recap Video] Procurement’s imperative for change with Amy Fong

    Find out what companies are doing to become more agile in a changing environment and what the future holds for the source-to-pay function.

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  • Apps Insider: BuyerQuest

    Apps Insider: BuyerQuest

    Find out how Jack Mulloy, CEO at BuyerQuest, believes the role of procurement is changing and why he's excited to be in partnership with Tradeshift.

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  • 5 inspiring quotes from our latest Innovation Summit

    5 inspiring quotes from our latest Innovation Summit

    Want to Design for Change? Here’s a selection of the most inspiring quotes from our recent Innovation Summit which tackled “designing for change.”

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  • [VIDEO] Adaptive thinking in a world of change: Innovation Summit highlights

    [VIDEO] Adaptive thinking in a world of change: Innovation Summit highlights

    Check out the video highlights from our latest Innovation Summit held in Copenhagen—the birthplace of Tradeshift.

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  • Designing for change: notes from our latest Innovation Summit

    Designing for change: notes from our latest Innovation Summit

    At our recent Innovation Summit in Copenhagen, we explored what it means to design for change and how supply chain professionals can use it to transform their industry.

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  • Supply chain pros have never had it better

    Supply chain pros have never had it better

    There’s never been a better time to work in the supply chain with wages and job satisfaction on the rise.

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  • [VIDEO] Christian Lanng speaks on the future of finance at the Milken Conference 2019

    [VIDEO] Christian Lanng speaks on the future of finance at the Milken Conference 2019

    Watch our CEO, Christian Lanng, share his views on the future of banking at the recent Milken Global Conference.

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  • 4 things stopping finance teams from becoming strategic—and what you can do about them

    4 things stopping finance teams from becoming strategic—and what you can do about them

    What's stopping finance teams from becoming strategic and what can they do to solve these issues?