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4 Ways to Improve Your Profits Through Strong Collection Practices

Wednesday, March 1st, 2017

One major challenge in extending credit to customers is maximizing collection returns. Meanwhile, you need to have strong credit policies in place to minimize risk. Here are four ways business leaders can improve their profits: 1. Analyze collection trends. Collection trends provide great data about credit policies. Chances are you’ll see both positive and negative…

Fine-Tune Your Credit Risk Management Process

Tuesday, January 31st, 2017

The start of a new year is always a good time to review your credit management and collections policies. Are your systems functioning properly? Are you managing risk in a way that makes sense for you and your business? If you answered no or are not sure how to answer these questions, now is a good time to fine-tune your credit risk management process.

Credit Department vs. Sales Department? Get On the Same Team!

Wednesday, January 13th, 2016

Nearly every business experiences a certain level of strain between the sales and credit teams. This conflict happens for a variety of reasons, but it often has to do with poor communication, differences in goals, and a lack of training. However, conflict can be reduced or even eliminated by training your sales team members to think…

How to Collect Debt Without Losing Your Customer

Wednesday, May 27th, 2015

For commercial enterprises, customers are truly the lifeline of the business. Pleasing them and meeting (or even anticipating) their needs is what keeps your company thriving. So when a client pays later and later each month, or fails to pay at all, it can be very difficult to make the decision to send that account…

Managing A/R Doesn’t Start or End with Collections

Wednesday, May 20th, 2015

Late or missed payments are major pain points for any business. But maintaining a strong, steady cash flow doesn’t magically start when you send an account to a collections agency! That’s only one part of a full-cycle risk management process that begins when a prospective client first approaches you for credit. Rather than relying on…