Are Reduced Holiday Inventories Contributing to Speeding of Payments and Related Cash Flow Throughout the Supply Chain?
The November 2009 Supply Chain Index (SCI) report measured payment activities of approximately 350,000 businesses, and the results signal the speeding of payments and related cash flow throughout the overall supply chain.
That’s good news, but quite unusual for this time of year. Typically, the speeding of payments doesn’t happen until months after the holiday shopping season. (more…)