Buyer-initiated vs. supplier-initiated supply chain finance

Buyer-initiated vs. supplier-initiated supply chain finance


Supply chain finance in practice: we’re often asked how each form of SCF works in a real business scenario.

The diagrams below explain how buyer-initiated supply chain finance differs from supplier-initiated supply chain finance, and what this means for real businesses.

For more information on the benefits of supply chain finance for both buyers and suppliers, read our page on supply chain finance.

You can also review real life examples in our case studies section of this website.

Supplier initiated supply chain finance in practice:

Supplier-initiated scf

“As a company, we’re committed to improving and reducing payment terms throughout the supply chain. This can be a challenge, but the types of finance available are slowly evolving. With Woodsford TradeBridge’s supply chain finance programme, we have found a way to secure supplier and subcontractor relationships without compromising our cash position”

– Paul McCulloch, Osborne

Buyer initiated supply chain finance in practice:

Buyer-initiated scf

 

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