Entries by PJ Bain

Rising Fed Interest Rates and the Resilience of Supply Chain Finance

Despite recent interest rate increases, appetite for early payment options like supply chain finance remain strong. While it’s true fluctuations in base rates will have an impact on all sources of financing, supply chain finance is still a smarter, cheaper and more attractive liquidity option for most businesses.

4 Dynamics Shaping Supply Chain Leaders’ Priorities in 2023

The headwinds that will shape supply chains in 2023 will be largely out of business leaders’ control. Examples include geopolitical conflict and tensions in Ukraine and Taiwan as well as financial stressors, including liquidity concerns, currency exchange volatility and rising interest rates. Current uncertainty will likely give way to even greater turbulence in the early months of 2023 – the implications of which will be felt for some time.