Other investment, predominantly short-term supplier credits
and other liabilities, have been rising since late 2014 and contributed $9.7bn during the first three quarters of 2016, sharply up from $3.9bn a year ago.
Unethical labor practices In supply chain 36% Non-delivery of, or non-payment for, goods 32% Failure of manufacturing process/quality assurance 23% Transport disruption 23% Product recall 20% Failure to honour buyer or supplier credits
18% Wrongful calling of contractual bonds 18% Piracy 17% Failure of governance (fraud, bribery, corruption) 17% Failure to honour letters of credit or bank guarantees 12% Don't know/Not applicable/Other 8% Source: ACE Note: Table made from bar graph.
Singh and Jain  developed a model to study the supplier credits
in an inflationary environment when reserve money was available.
As the numbers above also confirm, firms will be forced to rely more heavily on retained earnings and supplier credits
Current supplier credits
to customers in Brazil frequently carry terms of 120 to 150 days for payment, said Mr.
Lucent admitted the profit was aided to the tune of about $0.02 a share by a reduction of reserves for restructuring actions, bad debt, financing recoveries, and customer and supplier credits
. The company also took a $594m non-cash charge in the quarter related to equity for management pension plans.
This helps retailers to improve cash-flow through speed and accuracy of processing so that supplier credits
and debits can be processed more efficiently which has a significant effect on cash flow.
The high-end rug and broadloom supplier credits
Howse with establishing the Installer Certification Program, which has trained more than 1,700 installers.
The exporter is spared the cash flow bottlenecks generated by supplier credits
and its balance sheet is not burdened by accounts receivable, bank loans or contingent liabilities.
2 brand in the liquid soap segment, and the supplier credits
the success of its children's line for much of that strength.