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Purchase Order Financing
Purchase Order Financing is used to pay your suppliers, laborers, or other intermediaries for goods or services to generate additional sales. A company will need purchase order financing when:
  • You need expertise to handle the financing
  • You need additional working capital
  • You need a quick response to an immediate sales need
  • You don’t want to incur additional credit risk, be it foreign or domestic
  • You want your buyers and sellers to not know each other
  • You want the opportunity to make additional profit
J&D Financial understands all the above reasons and will work with you to fulfill your needs.

We finance purchase orders for all types of transactions that include:
  1. U.S. Supplier to U.S. Buyer
  2. U.S. Supplier to Foreign Buyer
  3. Foreign Supplier to U.S. Buyer
  4. Foreign Supplier to Foreign Buyer
Every purchase order transaction stands on its own. We look at your business history, the credit worthiness of the buyer, the ability of your supplier to produce the goods, and if the transaction is profitable for all parties.

Business History
We consider funding those organizations with a track record of producing goods. Your company may be young or a start-up, but your company management must have a proven track record to produce the goods.

Buyers Purchase Order
Your buying firm must be reputable with a good credit line. The purchase order must be verifiable.

Your suppliers must know your product and be able to produce it in time and to meet your buyer’s terms. The supplier must be a firm with a good business history and track record of producing goods.

The transaction after all expenses must make a profit for all parties. Payment of the money lent to support the transaction can come from any number of sources such as factored receivables.

Purchase Order Financing is available only to qualified customers. P.O. Financing falls into two types:
  • Finished Goods
  • Non-Finished Goods
Finished Goods refers to transactions where the goods are never touched by you. Usually these goods go directly from your supplier to your buyer. You never take direct possession.

Non-Finished Goods are when you the seller take possession of the goods either in a raw state (such as yarn to make blue jeans) or a semi finished state (partially sewn blue jeans). In either case you must take possession of the product.

Finished Goods are easier to finance than Non-Finished Goods. We will need to assess your ability to complete the transaction in processing the goods for the final shipment to your buyer. J&D Financial Corporation finances both Finished and Non-Finished purchase order financing.

In order to consider P.O. Financing for your firm we will need:
  • Completed P.O. Application Form
  • Your invoice to buyer
  • Your supplier’s invoice
  • Your purchase order to your supplier
  • Profit on transaction - gross margins >18% - see work sheet
  • Business History
  • P&L (most recent)
  • Balance Sheet (most recent)
  • Time frame to produce goods
  • Credit information on your buyer
  • Supplier Information
  • Finished Goods or Non-Finished Goods.
Generally we charge 5% (sometimes more, sometimes less) one time fee for purchase order financing on the gross amount to be paid by the buyer. Sometimes there may be an additional interest charge on the money advanced if the purchase order takes greater than 30 days to complete. Every purchase order pricing is individual and unique. This purchase order fee does not include the factoring fee which may cost an additional 3% to 6% if you are factoring the receivable. (Want to know more about Factoring Fees? Click here) J&D will consider financing a purchase order transaction to be paid out by another factor or lender. In order to see if the transaction will make money for both parties, please fill out the worksheet section of the application form. As you can see the total cost of purchase order financing fee and factoring fee can range from 8 to 11%. Since both of us need to make money, the gross margin should be greater than 18%.

Example 1

You are an apparel manufacturer. You have been in business for 5 years and have a good Profit and Loss Statement and Balance Sheet. You just received a large order and are maxed out on credit from your suppliers. Your sales price to your buyer is $100,000 and your total cost to produce the goods is $75,000. Your gross margin is 25%. J&D will purchase the goods for you from your supplier, give you 45 days to produce the goods, charge you a 5% purchase order fee ($5000, 5% of $100,000) and factor your receivables.

Example 1

You are importing telescopes from China. You do not need to touch the goods, they will be shipped directly to the buyer, a large U.S. retailer. The cost of the goods is $500,000 and you will sell them to the buyer for $700,000. Gross margins are 20% (after all importing costs). J & D opens a Letter of Credit to your supplier and will factor the receivables. When the goods are shipped your Chinese supplier will get paid. When the goods are landed in the U.S. and shipped to the U.S. buyer, J&D will factor the receivable and pay the purchase order from the funds advanced.

Example 1

You are an international fish broker. You are buying fish in Jakarta from a reputable supplier and selling it to a credit worthy buyer in Venezuela. The gross margin on this sale is 18%. J&D will finance the full transaction by wiring funds to your supplier of fish for $40,000 and collect payment from the Venezuelan buyer of $55,000, less our factoring fees, insurance and inspection fees.

Please contact us at 305-893-0300 or e-mail your completed worksheet and form for us to see if the transaction meets our financial criteria. Please note who the buyers of the goods are and your history with the suppliers. Indicate if you must take possession of the goods.
  1. Purchase Order Application
  2. Additional Documents Needed