Welcome to Cleanaway's Early Payment Program

The Cleanaway Early Payment Program provides you with greater transparency on invoice approvals and a facility to take control of your cash flow through early invoice payments.
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What can you do on the Supplier Portal?

We have teamed up with ethical B2B marketplace provider, Earlytrade, to deliver you a secure supplier portal where you can view and track invoices and confidentially access a facility to take charge of when your invoices are paid.

Our Early Payment Program operates through a cloud-based marketplace trusted by more than 50,000+ businesses across Asia Pacific including more than 80% coverage of the industrial waste management sector in Australia.

Step 1
Greater transparency
Track and view your invoices

Complete the simple one-click registration to view and track invoices as they are uploaded from Cleanaway

Step 2
More control
Request early payment

Based on your cash flow needs, request early payment at a rate that works for your business, with complete confidentiality
Cash flow

Step 3
Better liquidity
Receive payment, earlier

You will be paid in the next pay run if your offer succeeds in the marketplace. Cleanaway will pay you directly as normal, but earlier

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Frequently Asked Questions

Got a question about how the Cleanaway and Earlytrade Marketplace partnership works?

Why is this being made available now?

At Cleanaway, we believe the launch of this early payment program is an important step in strengthening sustainable partnerships with our suppliers, giving you more transparency and control to manage your cash flow and working capital.

What is the Supplier Portal?

The portal provides two key features for our entire supplier network:
  1. Simple, user-friendly visibility of all your approved Cleanaway invoices
  2. Utility to request early payment on approved invoices based on a small rate reduction determined by you with complete confidentiality

How do these features work in practical terms?

The easiest and fastest way is to show you. The dedicated Earlytrade Supplier Engagement Team can run you through a demo in 10 minutes. Schedule a demo.

Is it free of charge?

The facility and its features are completely free of charge and registration takes less than five minutes. Access to early payment is administered through an ethical market-based offer system where suppliers can nominate a small amount they are comfortable to forgo in exchange for earlier payment.

Does this change the way I am paid for Cleanaway invoices?

Nothing changes to the remittance process. You will be paid exactly the same way, directly by Cleanaway, only sooner.

What is the benefit for me?

Early payments will be of benefit to your business if:
  • Your cost of borrowing from other facilities is higher than a rate you nominate through the portal. In most scenarios this will be the case.
  • You need or want to improve your financial metrics ahead of reporting periods. Such as month, quarter, half or full-year ends.
  • You need additional control over fair and flexible working capital during any other periods in the business cycle.

Who is Earlytrade?

We selected Earlytrade to administer our supplier facility for invoice monitoring and early payments as the ethical leader in supply chain initiatives and technology across APAC.

What if I have more questions?

Earlytrade has a dedicated Supplier Engagement Team. Feel free to chat with them instantly using the icon in the bottom right of the screen.

Alternatively, you can reach the team at cleanaway@earlytrade.com, or speak with them on 1300 508 810.