For many companies, inventory finance has traditionally proved difficult to access. Logistics service providers are better able than the banks to provide it.
Gráinne Fennell and Adrian Samuel of Elavon Freight Payment explain how digitising paper-based systems can improve cash flow and insight into data.
Organisations need to put invoice handling at the top of their payments strategy agenda if they want to improve efficiencies and get supply chain finance benefits.
In this extract from their book Financing the End-to-End Supply Chain, the authors explain the criteria that determine whether SCF is right for your organisation.
Participants at the recent Working Capital Forum, supported by Basware, discussed payment targets and how supply chain finance and automation could help.
Supply chain finance is seen as a promising area of growth by trade finance banks, but most are not in position to offer it as a product, says ICC.
A new two-track system bridges supply chain strategy and finance - and brings together students from across the globe for a career-enhancing experience.
British electric vehicle manufacturer Ecospin sometimes struggled to nail down orders from distributors overseas. Then it found the URICA SCF offering.
SCF is well known as a tool for optimising working capital. But we need to think more about its ability to remove many kinds of risks from the supply chain.