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Five Myths about Supply Chain Finance

What was once a niche service for investment-grade corporate buyers and their largest suppliers is now a critical financial tool that provides liquidity throughout the supply chain.

However, even with its move to the mainstream, SCF is often poorly understood by both buyers and suppliers who could benefit most from its use. Here five of the biggest myths about Supply Chain Finance.

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Supply Chain Finance: The Trillion-Dollar Opportunity for Procure-to-Pay Networks

Worldwide Supply Chain Finance volume reached nearly $2.2 trillion in 2022, up 21% over the year before. This means Procure-to-Pay and AP Automation firms have a trillion-dollar opportunity to add Supply Chain Finance as a service for their customers. This article explores what Supply Chain Finance is, why it’s important, and how firms can benefit from offering this valuable new service for their customers. We’ll also examine successful case studies of Procure-to-Pay and AP Automation firms partnering with Supply Chain Finance providers.

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Technology and Funding Inclusivity

Everyone knows: the less you need financing, the easier it is to get. Fortune 500 companies have virtually unlimited access to working capital solutions. But their suppliers, especially those in the long tail, often struggle. At best, securing working capital is cumbersome and expensive. At worst, it’s not available at all.

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Tribute to Theodore (John) Sheehy

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of our founder, Theodore (John) Sheehy. Born in Michigan in 1931, he passed away on Monday, December 6th in Toronto, Ontario…Where he had made his home for over 50 years. He is survived by his beloved wife, Sheila as well as his children and grandchildren.

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