Traditional and Emerging Payment Channels

In order to remain competitive, companies must provide payment channels that make it convenient for customers to do business with them. Of course, the definition of “convenience” depends on... Read more

Introducing the Business Payments Coalition: The Former Remittance Coalition Broadens its Mission

In recent years, payment industry stakeholders in the U.S. have been collaborating to improve payments efficiency. A quest is underway to achieve the worthy goals of originating and receiving... Read more

Bank Payment Obligation

Will It Replace the Letter of Credit?  Credit and AR professionals at companies engaged in international business have long been familiar with the range of traditional payment terms—cash in... Read more

What Steps Are AR Operations Taking to Cut Back on Manual Processing and Improve Efficiency?

While O2C straight-through processing may be the ultimate goal of AR professionals, a lack of corporate investment and budget constraints can often leave AR departments with receivables and payment... Read more

Good Data Drives O2C Process Success

A good set of data is vital for an effective order-to-cash (O2C) process. Not only does data help O2C run more smoothly, accurately, and timely, it helps ensure better... Read more

2012 ‘Swipe’ Fee Settlement Overturned—What Are the Implications?

On June 30, 2016, in a major blow to MasterCard and Visa, the Second U.S. Court of Appeals in New York threw out the multibillion-dollar Payment Card Interchange Fee... Read more

Four Keys to Solid AR Performance Management

  By Mike Sbrocco, Vice President and Controller, Junxure Whether your accounts receivable group is a standalone department or part of a financial shared services center, the principles of... Read more

How Andersen Corporation Opens the Door to Better Cash Flow

At Andersen Corporation (Bayport, MN), largest window and door manufacturer in North America, the secret to bringing in cash and having best-in-class DSOs is in aligning the AR process... Read more

AR Best Practice: A Written Collections Policy

it is a best practice to have documented policies and procedures in place so AR employees have clear guidelines and can perform their jobs efficiently and effectively. This chart,... Read more

SEPA Is Here—Steps U.S. Companies Need to Take

The last major news cycle regarding the Single Euro Payment Area (SEPA) that many U.S. companies and AR professionals are likely to have been exposed to was focused on... Read more