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C2FO Powers Early Payment Programs for the World’s Largest Companies.
Discover expert insights on working capital, cash flow optimization, supply chain management and more.
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Costco finds a mutually beneficial
solution for suppliers by using C2FO’s
dynamic discounting solutions.
As the world’s third-largest retailer and a Fortune 500 company, Costco Wholesale is a multi-billion-dollar organization that operates warehouse club operations across the globe, and maintains a rich and diverse global supply base.
In recent years, Costco recognized a challenging working capital environment. Specifically:
This case study illustrates Costco’s strategy in providing a working capital solution for its suppliers, the criteria Costco used to choose C2FO and the overall results generated.
In seeking a new finance program for its suppliers, Costco had the following goals:
After exploring options that included invoice factoring and creating an internal program, Costco chose to move forward with a dynamic discounting solution with C2FO.
The Costco Early Payment Program through C2FO enabled suppliers to accelerate payment on invoices that they selected, at discounts that worked for them. With the goal of creating a win-win for Costco and its suppliers, the C2FO digital platform allowed suppliers to easily participate and take greater control of their cash flow. They could utilize C2FO to receive early payment from other customers as well.
With C2FO, Costco is able to strengthen its supply chain and put its cash on hand to better use.
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C2FO delivered quick results while making it easy for suppliers to use the service.
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