Date Added: Dec 2009
The growth of Supply Chain Financing (SCF) has accelerated in response to continued credit and liquidity challenges in today's market. As more companies adopt SCF programs, the dialog has moved from conceptual solution to fast and practical implementation. This paper reviews SCF in light of current market challenges around working capital and related risk issues and: offers a practitioner's guide to implementing a SCF program. It also describes the SCF value proposition - measurable financial value and strategic benefits. It highlights considerations in choosing a banking partner.