Benchmarks: Characteristics, KPIs and Concerns 2016

The Accounts Receivable & Order-to-Cash Network’s 2016 survey, conducted in the Spring of 2016, looks at O2C and AR operational characteristics including structure, order, billing and payment formats, and... Read more

Benchmarks: AR/Order-to-Cash Integration, Automation, and Performance Metrics

In this benchmark study, The Accounts Receivable Network measures elements in the credit to cash process – Do companies centralize the functions? To whom do the heads of the... Read more

AR Benchmarks: Cash Application

While the percentage of payments by check is decreasing, cash application has not gotten any easier. There is still a high volume of check payments, especially in business-to-business transactions;... Read more

Benchmarking: Cash Receipt Practices

TARN's survey on cash receipt provides a close look at department structures, paper check processes, electronic and card payments, international issues, cash receipt controls, lockboxes, and remote deposit capture.... Read more

Benchmarking: Billing Practices

The following survey looks at billing department structures, operational issues, electronic billing, automation, deductions, and the invoice itself. The Accounts Receivable Network surveyed 101 organizations of all sizes and... Read more

Benchmarks: Credit Practices

The following survey looks at how companies organize their credit departments, what their current concerns are, what methods are used when determining credit, and how they extend credit. The... Read more

Benchmarking: Cash Application Practices and Metrics

This article presents the results of a cash application study conducted by The Accounts Receivable Network (TARN). TARN surveyed 150 organizations representing several industries and ranging in size from... Read more

Benchmarking: Collections Practices and Metrics

Following are the results of a study of collection practices by The Accounts Receivable Network. More than two hundred organizations participated in the study, representing several industries and ranging... Read more

Benchmarks: Leading AR Metrics

June 2011 Which metrics do you track for accounts receivable? What metrics do most organizations track? Following are the results of a survey by The Accounts Receivable Network, looking... Read more

Benchmarks: Billing Practices

Following are the results of a survey by The Accounts Receivable Network, looking at billing practices. Sixty organizations participated in the study, representing several industries and ranging in size... Read more