What is Supply Chain Finance?

Supply chainfinance promises to enable radical new efficiencies for managing working capital in the value chain.  Supply Chain Finance is a multi-faceted concept.  Some of these concepts can be leveraged today while others are more visionary at this point.  Without question the most widely embraced aspect of supply chain finance today is the ideaof post-export supplier financing.   The term is intimidating to those not familiar with trade finance, but the principles are actually quite simple and familiar to anyone who has used a credit card.

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