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Financing the End-to-end Supply Chain

Book Description

Provides a detailed introduction to the emerging field of supply chain finance; demonstrating the importance of the strategic relationship between supply chain and financial communities within an organization.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Praise for <span xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" xmlns:epub="http://www.idpf.org/2007/ops" class="normal">Financing the End-to-end Supply Chain</span>
  3. Title Page
  4. Contents
  5. Foreword by Michael Henke
  6. Foreword by Michiel Steeman
  7. Foreword by Joost van Beem
  8. Acknowledgements
  9. Introduction
  10. PART 1 The background
    1. 01    Supply chain management and financial performance
      1. 1.1 Introduction
      2. 1.2 The importance of supply chains
      3. 1.3 Supply chain management in financial performance
      4. 1.4 Supply chain management and return on total net assets
      5. 1.5 Porter’s value chain
      6. 1.6 Shareholder value and supply chain management
      7. 1.7 Return on net assets
      8. 1.8 The supply chain ratio
      9. 1.9 Inter-organizational financial performance
      10. 1.10 Summary
    2. 02    The big issue – working capital management
      1. 2.1 Introduction
      2. 2.2 The demand for liquidity and working capital
      3. 2.3 Working capital
      4. 2.4 Liquidity
      5. 2.5 The working capital cycle
      6. 2.6 Working capital management
      7. 2.7 Who owns working capital management?
      8. 2.8 The limitations of working capital ratios
      9. 2.9 Financially sustainable supply chains
      10. 2.10 Summary
    3. 03    Supply chain management evolution
      1. 3.1 Introduction
      2. 3.2 The evolution of supply chain management
      3. 3.3 Supply chain management levels
      4. 3.4 Introducing the three flows
      5. 3.5 Purchase to pay process
      6. 3.6 The importance of cash flow
      7. 3.7 Supply chain finance schools of thought
      8. 3.8 Summary
  11. PART 2 The current practice
    1. 04    The concept – a case for supply chain finance
      1. 4.1 Introduction
      2. 4.2 Transition stages
      3. 4.3 Network financing philosophy
      4. 4.4 Win situations
      5. 4.5 Basic approaches
      6. 4.6 Net benefit derivation
      7. 4.7 Morphological box
      8. 4.8 Summary
    2. 05    The ecosystem – organizations involved in supply chain finance
      1. 5.1 Introduction
      2. 5.2 Corporate and public sector users
      3. 5.3 Logistics service providers (LSPs)
      4. 5.4 Financial service providers
      5. 5.5 SCF platform providers
      6. 5.6 Consultants
      7. 5.7 Advisers
      8. 5.8 Industry and professional associations
      9. 5.9 Governments and other public bodies
      10. 5.10 Academia
      11. 5.11 Conclusion
      12. 5.12 Summary
    3. 06    The value proposition – options for supply chain finance
      1. 6.1 Introduction
      2. 6.2 Scope
      3. 6.3 Options
      4. 6.4 Comparison
      5. 6.5 Selection criteria
      6. 6.6 Decision time
      7. 6.7 Other options
      8. 6.8 Accounting considerations
      9. 6.9 Summary
    4. 07    Implementation – bringing SCF programmes to life
      1. 7.1 Introduction
      2. 7.2 SCF pitfalls
      3. 7.3 Implementation guidelines
      4. 7.4 Risk reduction approaches
      5. 7.5 Summary
  12. PART 3 The future
    1. 08    The global setting – cross-border issues for supply chain finance
      1. 8.1 Introduction
      2. 8.2 Chinese financing and supply chain finance
      3. 8.3 Islamic financing and supply chain finance
      4. 8.4 Western SME financing and supply chain finance
      5. 8.5 Summary
    2. 09    The next thing – new frontiers for supply chain finance
      1. 9.1 Introduction
      2. 9.2 The uncertain side: risk management suggestion – how to build up a holistic risk assessment tool for SCF
      3. 9.3 The dark side: tax avoidance – does SCF open new loopholes in the fiscal system?
      4. 9.4 The bright side: corporate social responsibility – is there financial fair play in SCM?
      5. 9.5 The tech side: blockchain technology – can FinTechs bring SCF to the next level?
      6. 9.6 Outlook
  13. Index
  14. Copyright