Supply Chain Finance

  • Lima ZhaoEmail author
  • Arnd Huchzermeier
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This chapter offers a theoretical framework for SCF (supply chain finance) and summarizes its applications. We start by proposing a framework for categorizing supply chain finance instruments and then discuss their underlying mechanisms. Next we explore the concept and empirical investigation of working capital management. Finally, we show how emerging conceptual, analytical, and empirical research has established the value—and a foundation for development—of supply chain finance.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Associate Professor of Supply Chain Management, Ningbo Supply Chain Innovation Institute ChinaMIT Global SCALE NetworkNingboChina
  2. 2.Chair of Production ManagementWHU-Otto Beisheim School of ManagementVallendarGermany

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