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Credit versus Collections... Who Do You Trust?
Learn how receivable dashboards allow you to keep track of your customers’ payment more efficiently and improve your agribusiness cash flow. Find out how a good

credit and collections  versus Collections... Who Do You Trust? Learn how receivable dashboards allow you to keep track of your customers’ payment more efficiently and improve your agribusiness cash flow. Find out how a good collections management system could significantly increase your return on investment (ROI).

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SAP Users Speak Out on Credit and Collections Shortcomings


A recent survey of companies which have implemented SAP Accounts Receivable reveal more than a few areas where the system failed to deliver. Although nearly all reported one or more influences on credit and collections that did not relate to SAP, 70% of them felt shortcomings of SAP's A/R module were at least partly to blame for the observed rise in Days Sales Outstanding.

credit and collections  Users Speak Out on Credit and Collections Shortcomings SAP Users Speak Out on Credit and Collections Shortcomings S. McVey - February 7th, 2000 Overview A recent survey of companies who have implemented SAP Accounts Receivable revealed more than a few areas where the system failed to deliver. We undertook the survey in response to a client inquiry regarding SAP A/R module implementations and possible effects on Days Sales Outstanding (DSO) metrics. DSO, a measure of a company's ability to collect its rece Read More

Critical Business Functions: Misunderstood, Underutilized, and Undervalued Part One: Credit and A/R Management


The credit and collection function is the most misunderstood, underutilized, and undervalued area of business. When allied with the sales function, controlled A/R can generate a significant cash inflow playing a huge role in the prospect-to-cash cycle.

credit and collections  and Undervalued Part One: Credit and A/R Management Critical Business Functions: Misunderstood, Underutilized, and Undervalued Part One: Credit and A/R Management Featured Authors - Charles Chewning Jr.and Abe WalkingBear Sanchez - February 2, 2005 Introduction In every age and time there is a turning point, a new way of seeing and asserting the coherence of the world. Jacob Bronowski, The Ascent of Man What is the best value proposition for the credit function in business? If we consider the most Read More

Critical Business Functions: Misunderstood, Underutilized, and Undervalued Part Two: Closing the Circle of Credit and A/R Management


Using credit and A/R management as a sales tool requires defining goals and measuring results. Determining the competitive landscape and using A/R management software with key features will help companies realize the full potential of credit and A/R management.

credit and collections  Closing the Circle of Credit and A/R Management Critical Business Functions: Misunderstood, Underutilized, and Undervalued Part Two: Closing the Circle of Credit and A/R Management Featured Authors - Charles Chewning Jr.and Abe WalkingBear Sanchez - February 3, 2005 Introduction In the past, the idea of credit clung to the philosophy of risk management, measured by Days Sales Outstanding (DSO) and percent of bad debt. However, credit and effectively managed accounts receivable (A/R), when used as a sales Read More

Comprehensive ERP and Financial Management for a Manufacturing Competitive Advantage


Manufacturers face a challenging environment with scarce credit, pricing pressures, and increasing costs. Critical to success is an enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution that aligns operations and production with finance—allowing manufacturers to deliver quality products at competitive prices. Discover the key areas necessary for creating value and profitability through real-time monitoring of financial conditions.

credit and collections  of accounts receivable, customer credit management, receipts and other activities. It's a strong disadvantage if the organization uses stand-alone spreadsheet systems to track purchasing, receiving, shipping, accounts payable, collections and other areas. With stand-alone and manually intensive systems, the challenges include tedious tracking and maintenance of physical documents like invoices; lack of visibility into financial record-keeping such as tracking payables and receivables; a high likelihood Read More

Facilitating Compliance and Intelligent Information Management with Effective Database Management


Data breach is a very real problem in business today. Every day, organizations store massive amounts of data inside database tables—data ranging from credit card transactions to product inventories. This valuable information is what runs the business. In order to protect this data and stay on top of compliance, an enterprise data management solution that respects information privacy regulations should be considered.

credit and collections  database tables—data ranging from credit card transactions to product inventories. This valuable information is what runs the business. In order to protect this data and stay on top of compliance, an enterprise data management solution that respects information privacy regulations should be considered. Read More

AnyDoc Customer Success Story: PSCU Financial Services Can’t Dispute the Advantages of OCR


PSCU Financial Services mediates disputes between its customers and their credit card companies. Many of these disputes require multiple pages of documentation as evidence—which need to be scanned. Its scanning process was draining its resources and PSCU knew it was time to get automated. Since deploying OCR for AnyDoc (an optical character recognition solution), PSCU has realized an annual savings of $125,000 (USD).

credit and collections  its customers and their credit card companies. Many of these disputes require multiple pages of documentation as evidence—which need to be scanned. Its scanning process was draining its resources and PSCU knew it was time to get automated. Since deploying OCR for AnyDoc (an optical character recognition solution), PSCU has realized an annual savings of $125,000 (USD). Read More

Eclipse (by Epicor)


Eclipse, a real-time software solution, fully automates all facets of a hard goods distributor’s single- or multi-branch operation. Eclipse lets users automate their counter, showroom and inside sales, inventory management and forecasting, purchasing, accounting, warehousing, order fulfillment, transportation, credit, pricing, and branch management functions. Eclipse’s software architecture, built on a relational database, runs on Windows NT, Linux, and Unix platforms. Eclipse includes the following tools and technologies: real-time, time-lined accounting; transaction-based architecture; task automation; search engine; end-to-end module integration; platform interoperability; flexible data management; and security and high availability.  

credit and collections  warehousing, order fulfillment, transportation, credit, pricing, and branch management functions.Eclipse’s software architecture, built on a relational database, runs on Windows NT, Linux, and Unix platforms. Eclipse includes the following tools and technologies: real-time, time-lined accounting; transaction-based architecture; task automation; search engine; end-to-end module integration; platform interoperability; flexible data management; and security and high availability. Read More

SouthWare Excellence Series: Making Excellence Easier Part Three: Application Analysis


The system supports a completely user-defined set of critical success factors for each business, business unit, or even individual employee.

credit and collections  that have exceeded their credit limit. Review and record the status of each outstanding invoice during a collections call. Know what was said on past collection calls. Easily access the details of any overdue invoice. Record what was said and when the customer promised to pay. Create mail merge letters. Systematically follow up with every customer who needs attention. Know when to withhold further credit to a customer. Decide how frequently to follow up with each customer. Cash Flow Ledger Rather than Read More

Global Trade Applications in Global Credit Crunch - Part II


Part I of this blog series analyzed the appropriateness of global sourcing and spend management applications for helping companies improve their cash flows and reduce working capital. It also introduced the question what might happen to global trade management (GTM) applications down the track. Indeed, what about this credit crunch and recession, and how will that affect the global trade

credit and collections  Indeed, what about this credit crunch and recession, and how will that affect the global trade, imports from China, Letters of credit (L/Cs), etc.? With the current sad state of the banking world, many think that discussion about anything other than survival falls on deaf ears at the moment. We are in a bad state, and there is no trust in the system. The initial sentiment is that corporations are not going to be investing in GTM and sourcing solutions in droves any time soon, other than to make sure they Read More

ECi Software Solutions


ECi Software Solutions provides vertically oriented business management and e-commerce systems software for growing and mid-size companies. A member of the Inc. 5000, ECi has specialized in software solutions for global microniche vertical businesses for more than 30 years. The company's software is designed for manufacturing operations throughout the world, as well as dealers and distributors in industries such as office equipment, office supplies, contract office furniture, business equipment, lumber and building materials, hardware, and janitorial/sanitation supplies. Through strategic partnerships, ECi is able to offer its customers solutions for sales data management, credit processing, variable data printing and property-loss prevention. ECi is privately held and headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas (US). Its US offices are located in Texas, California, Indiana, Missouri, Tennessee, Virginia, and Wisconsin. ECi's Global offices are located in Canada, Australia, the UK, and the Netherlands.

credit and collections  for sales data management, credit processing, variable data printing and property-loss prevention. ECi is privately held and headquartered in Fort Worth, Texas (US). Its US offices are located in Texas, California, Indiana, Missouri, Tennessee, Virginia, and Wisconsin. ECi's Global offices are located in Canada, Australia, the UK, and the Netherlands. Read More

Tokenization: A Cost-effective and Easy Path to Compliance and Data Protection


As companies work to meet regulatory requirements to protect personally identifiable information (PII) such as credit card numbers, one option to minimize the risk of loss is to replace sensitive data with a non-sensitive replacement value, or “token.” This white paper discusses how tokenization is implemented, its effectiveness in meeting regulatory requirements, and its impact on your IT systems and business processes.

credit and collections  information (PII) such as credit card numbers, one option to minimize the risk of loss is to replace sensitive data with a non-sensitive replacement value, or “token.” This white paper discusses how tokenization is implemented, its effectiveness in meeting regulatory requirements, and its impact on your IT systems and business processes. Read More

Data Storage Encryption for Enabling PCI Compliance


Compliance with the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS) is mandatory. As such, businesses must think seriously about their data storage security and the day-to-day encryption management of their customer data. As a merchant or credit card processor, will you be ready when the auditors come knocking? Learn more about the foolproof way that many businesses are passing PCI DSS audits.

credit and collections  As a merchant or credit card processor, will you be ready when the auditors come knocking? Learn more about the foolproof way that many businesses are passing PCI DSS audits. Read More

Chartis Research


Chartis Research specializes in analysis of the risk technology marketplace. The company publishes industry reports, white papers, and articles. Its focuses include fraud and credit risk management systems.

credit and collections  focuses include fraud and credit risk management systems. Read More

Banking Analytics with SAP for Banking


Banks face many challenges in today’s dynamic financial services marketplace. Banks must continuously enhance capabilities for risk and financial management to address market, credit, and regulatory environments that are increasingly complex. Thus, process support for your business strategies is crucial—which is why integrated tools are a must-have for financial accounting, cost controlling, risk management, asset-liability management, and profitability analysis.

credit and collections  management to address market, credit, and regulatory environments that are increasingly complex. Thus, process support for your business strategies is crucial—which is why integrated tools are a must-have for financial accounting, cost controlling, risk management, asset-liability management, and profitability analysis. Read More