Supply Chain Finance


The aim of the Supply Chain Finance concept is to improve your understanding of supply chain financial efficiency and common financial management techniques. The concept will provide a set of solutions available for financing specific goods and/or products as they move from origin to destination along the supply chain.

Technique Overview

Supply Chain Finance Definition

Supply Chain Finance (SCF) is an approach used by two or more organisations in a supply chain to "jointly create value through means of planning, steering, and controlling the flow of financial resources on an inter-organisational level" (Hofmann, 2005:3).

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  • Aberdeen Group (2011) Supply Chain Finance: Gaining Control in the Face of Uncertainty. [online] Available at: (-www.aberdeen.com/aberdeen-library/6833/RA-supply-chain-finance.aspx [Accessed 17 November 2011].
  • BuyIT Best Practice Network (2006) Selecting an e-procurement solution.
  • Gavirneni, S., Kapuscinski, R. and Tayur, S. (1999) Value of Information in Capacitated Supply Chains. Management Science, Vol.45(1), pp.16-24.
  • Hofmann, E. (2005) Supply Chain Finance: Some Conceptual Insights. In R. Lasch and C.G.Janker, eds. Logistik Management: Innovative logistikkonzepte, Wiesbaden.

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