Polaris for suppliers

March 1, 2022

When it comes to supply chain finance programs, one refers to initiatives driven by companies at the end of the supply chain, the drivers of which are a combination of the pursuit of its own financial targets (mainly improvement of its net financial...

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Polaris and the deep tier financing

October 11, 2021

The 2021-2022 programme of the Supply Chain Finance Observatory of the Politecnico di Milano identifies deep tier financing as one of the privileged research topics. It deals with the ways through which it is possible to inject liquidity and credit...

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SCF digitisation as a response to the pandemic crisis

June 29, 2021

The disruptive impact of the global pandemic and the subsequent lockdown period have disrupted the world health plan and produced an economic emergency that has increasingly prompted companies to reassess the strategic importance of their supply...

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Supply chain finance and sustainability

May 25, 2021

The theme of sustainability is one of the main drivers of the economic and political debate of recent years and is set to become the mantra of this second decade of the 21st century.

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Financing the supply chain – A walk through the problem and its possible solutions

April 29, 2021

Article index Why financing the working capital is important The key role of large companies in a supply chain context Financing the supply chain is still a collaborative activity The instruments for the financing of the supply chain How to use the...

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Reverse Factoring: limits and risks for the Supply Chain

February 25, 2021

For some years, in parallel with the worldwide spread of reverse factoring agreements as the main financial instrument for the supply chain, there has been some debates on the methods of accounting representation of these agreements. 

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Supply Chain, the management of financial relations

January 27, 2021

Who consider the problem of managing the financial aspects of its own supply chain(s) rapidly comes across an observation: the supply chains are rarely homogeneous and the suppliers that compose them are usually very heterogeneous. Managing the...

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