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Supplier Finance to Enhance Working Capital and Reduce Risk

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September 2010 4 Min Read

Financial Supply Chain & Working Capital Management

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August 2010 7 Min Read

What Matters Today #5: Visibility and Control – Global Card Programmes

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January 2000 6 Min Read

Collaboration on Cards Enhances Buyer-Supplier Relationships

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January 2000 6 Min Read

Taking a Holistic View of the Supply Chain

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January 2000 6 Min Read

Supply Chain Financing for the New Trade Finance World

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January 2000 6 Min Read

Breaking Down Boundaries in Financial Supply Chains

Breaking Down Boundariesin Financial Supply Chains An Executive Interview with Ather Williams III, Managing Director, Head of Global Payments and Head of Global Strategy, Global Transactions Services, Bank of America Merrill Lynch  In this month’s Executive...

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January 2000 8 Min Read

The Bank Payment Obligation: 21st Century Trade Settlement

The Bank Payment Obligation: 21st Century Trade Settlement by Paul Johnson, Senior Product Manager, Global Trade & Supply Chain, Bank of America Merrill Lynch Much has been written about the benefits offered by the Bank Payment Obligation (BPO) – but how is...

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January 2000 7 Min Read

Payables Strategies Drive Working Capital Improvements

Payables Strategies Drive Working Capital Improvements by Bill Borden, Managing Director and Head of North America Product Solutions, Global Transaction Services, Bank of America Merrill Lynch While economic conditions and credit availability are rebounding, companies...

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January 2000 4 Min Read

Virtually Going Global: Trends in Commercial Cards

Virtually Going Global: Trends in Commercial Cards by Melissa Gargagliano, Head of Commercial Cards, Global Transaction Services, EMEA, Bank of America Merrill Lynch The use of commercial cards has evolved considerably over recent years, with product innovation,...

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January 2000 5 Min Read

When Treasury Meets Trade

When Treasury Meets Trade by Chris Bozek, Managing Director, Head of Global Trade and Supply Chain Products, Bank of America Merrill Lynch Gone are the days when treasury and trade were seen as separate. The move away from letters of credit in recent years has combined...

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January 2000 6 Min Read

Supply Chain Finance in Latin America: A New Era

Supply Chain Finance in Latin America: A New Era by Hernan Mayol, Regional Sales Manager, Supply Chain Solutions, Latin America and the Caribbean, Bank of America Merrill Lynch Supply chain finance (SCF) has become an increasingly important working capital tool for...

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