Reining in Unbilled Receivables

It can be a tough enough challenge to collect receivables for which invoices have been sent out, but there’s another aspect of receivables that can represent an even more... Read more

Time to Invoice

In our article on unbilled receivables, we discuss the dangers of receivables falling through the cracks when organizations take an inordinately long time getting their invoices sent out. It’s... Read more

Avoid Common Invoice Glitches to Smooth the Way for Prompt Payments

If payments are slow to come in or you’re getting a lot of communications from confused customers, it’s time to take a look at areas of your invoicing process... Read more

What You Need to Know About Using Credit Cards in B2B Transactions

Given the many obvious benefits, accepting credit cards in B2B transactions might sound like a no-brainer. Managing interchange is critical, however, as interchange costs account for fully 92% of... Read more

What Havoc Has USPS Wrought?

The United States Postal Service proposal to eliminate next-day first-class delivery service in spring 2012 and switching to a two- to three-day delivery standard has serious implications for... Read more

Are Your Billing Practices Hurting Your DSO?

Sometimes AR is so focused on high tech applications that simple billing fixes are overlooked. Before looking to automaton as a silver bullet, pose eight questions to ensure that your billing... Read more

Will Your Company Start Charging Customers Who Pay With Credit Cards?

Companies may soon decide to start charging more to customers who pay by credit card, thanks to a $7 billion settlement reached between a retailer group and the two... Read more

Customer-Centric Billing: Faster Payment, Greater Compliance, Better Cash Flow

Once relegated to the “back office,” billing is now moving front and center as a strategic functional area for finance. As new technologies such as e-commerce apps and mobile... Read more

Incoterms® 2010

The newest version of Incoterms® took effect January 1, 2011. The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) has helped to regularize the global marketplace by publishing and updating the Incoterms®... Read more

Ten Tips for Billing in a Recession

There are few guarantees in accounts receivables; the invoices sent out can be timely, accurate and delivered to their recipients with hot coffee and fresh donuts, but still you... Read more