Organisations should implement effective strategies for managing funding and finance, and operate in a fair and transparent manner as appropriate.

The Organisation Can Demonstrate and Supply Chain Partners Can Validate:

4.1

That its funding and payment arrangements are fair, proportionate and do not cause undue financial risk for Supply Chain Partners.

4.2

That it has discussed, agreed and executed a successful strategy to manage the transfer of funds/finance within the network, resulting in the Supply Chain Partners receiving accurate and timely payments.

4.3

That it has explained, discussed and agreed fees (including management fees and other costs where appropriate) in a transparent manner.