Analyst Insight: The current and dominant state of supply-chain finance funding has proved to be unsustainable, given the increasingly global nature of today’s supply chains and economic volatility. The result has been a move away from single-funder, bank-led supply-chain finance programs to multi-funder programs that ensure all currencies and jurisdictions are covered. The supply-chain finance industry
Analyst insight: As more companies turn to supply-chain finance to strengthen their businesses, a need is emerging for clearer regulatory guidance. The number of businesses using supply-chain finance has exploded in recent years, especially among publicly-traded companies eager to improve cash flow, pay down debt, increase investment and deliver more value to shareholders. However, many
Analyst Insight: The past couple of decades have seen a globalization of supply chains. This has heightened the importance of the supply chain to overall operations, but it has also come with increased risk and security requirements. As a result, the role of supply-chain finance has increased in importance, and is a critical area moving forward.
Analyst insight: Natural, political and operational disruptions are increasingly normal for today’s global supply chains. To manage it all and mitigate risk, supply-chain finance is becoming a must-have capability. Shippers and 3PLs are getting serious about supply-chain financial management, a new study shows, with many employing senior-level finance leaders into their teams. These positions include
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