Identifying the Major Changes in the Supply Chain Finance Space [Plus+]

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Back in early 2014, Trade Financing Matters’ David Gustin noticed some major changes in the supply chain finance space. Banking and financing firms were increasingly partnering with various supplier B2B networks at a rapid pace. He pointed to this growing trend in one of our popular Ask the Expert webinars, which originally aired in April 2014, titled, Ask the Expert: B2B Commerce Networks Enter the Supply Chain Finance Space. You can check out the full recording of the webinar in this post and learn the difference between trade credit and trade finance and what exactly supplier networks are, how they operate and more.

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Vendor Payment Terms and the 6 Degrees of Kevin Bacon (Part 2)

Spend Matters welcomes this guest post from Brent Meyers, vice president of the central region for Nvoicepay. See part 1 of this series here.

Automated invoicing, electronic payments and vendor portals are where the industry is headed. It’s time to revisit vendor payment terms and look at them in this new light. When terms are too long or payments are late and people don’t live up to their end of the bargain, it affects more than just one relationship. It affects every other relationship you've got.

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