The Influence of Supply Chain Financing on Enterprise Operation Efficiency and Competitiveness

  • Jiao Zhe

Abstract

Supply chain financing has become a vital tool for businesses to enhance their operational efficiency and competitiveness in today's dynamic market environment. This research aims to explore the impact of supply chain financing on business efficiency and competitiveness. The study examines how supply chain financing can improve cash flow management, optimize inventory management, and foster collaboration among supply chain partners. By providing timely access to working capital, supply chain financing helps businesses optimize their cash flow, reduce receivables collection time, and minimize the need for costly short-term borrowing. This enhances financial stability and enables companies to meet their financial obligations promptly. Furthermore, supply chain financing offers flexible financing options, such as inventory financing and vendor-managed inventory programs, which enable companies to optimize inventory levels, reduce stockouts, and lower holding costs. This allows businesses to respond quickly to market demands, reduce lead times, and improve overall supply chain efficiency.In addition, supply chain financing platforms facilitate the sharing of financial information and streamline payment processes, enhancing transparency and trust among supply chain partners. This fosters better coordination of production and delivery schedules, reduces supply chain disruptions, and enhances the overall reliability and efficiency of the supply chain.The research methodology includes a comprehensive review of existing literature, case studies, and interviews with industry experts to gather empirical evidence on the impact of supply chain financing on business efficiency and competitiveness. The findings of this research will contribute to a better understanding of the benefits and challenges of supply chain financing and provide insights for businesses seeking to enhance their operational efficiency and competitiveness. Overall, the research highlights the significant role of supply chain financing in improving business efficiency and competitiveness. By leveraging supply chain financing, companies can optimize cash flow, streamline inventory management, and foster collaboration among supply chain partners. This, in turn, enables businesses to respond effectively to market dynamics, gain a competitive edge, and achieve sustainable growth in today's rapidly changing business landscape.

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Published
2023-10-31
How to Cite
ZHE, Jiao. The Influence of Supply Chain Financing on Enterprise Operation Efficiency and Competitiveness. International Journal of Business and Technology Management, [S.l.], v. 5, n. 3, p. 684-691, oct. 2023. ISSN 2682-7646. Available at: <https://myjms.mohe.gov.my/index.php/ijbtm/article/view/24553>. Date accessed: 13 june 2024.
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