Is Invoice Factoring an Option for Manufacturing Companies?

Posted by Aaron Zahedani on Wed, Sep 25, 2013 @ 07:45 AM

So how can invoice factoring accounts receivables really help manufacturers? Why is it a great solution?  

The obvious answer is that manufacturers require consistent working capital. This is not always possible with late payers, which is where factoring your invoices can eliminate the time period between invoicing and payment.   

So we understand factoring, but let’s examine in more depth why this is such a viable option. There is no doubt that although many manufacturers survived the worst of the recession, times have been tough. Cash flow problems were caused by:  

  • Customers making late payments

  • Suppliers wanting to be paid more quickly

  • Large customers extending terms of payment

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Topics: Alternative Financing, Manufacturing and Distribution Financing, How to Grow Your Business, The Benefits of Invoice Factoring, About Invoice Factoring

Financing Options - Exploring Loans and Grants

Posted by Gil Oliva on Fri, Sep 20, 2013 @ 06:45 AM

Have you considered applying for a grant? Do you understand the options available to your specific industry or where to look? 

The plethora of possibility in terms of loans, grants and alternative financing can be totally overwhelming when looking for options to increase cash flow. Every circumstance calls for a different set of parameters to help you decide which is right for you. 

A business loan may be extremely effective for your business, but remember there are many steps involved. Many new and small business loans require much of the information listed below: 

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Topics: Cash Flow, About Invoice Factoring

Invoice Factoring – Company Size Does Not Matter

Posted by Aaron Zahedani on Wed, Sep 18, 2013 @ 07:54 AM

Do Fortune 500 companies really factor their invoices? Believe it or not, factoring is an excellent tool used by all sizes of companies to increase cash flow without increasing debt burden.

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Topics: Alternative Financing, Cash Flow, Business Growth, About Invoice Factoring, Financing Government Contractors

Negotiating a Great Contract - Get it in Writing!

Posted by Aaron Zahedani on Wed, Sep 11, 2013 @ 06:30 AM

Making Deals on a Handshake is Risky

In the excitement of landing a new account do you always remember to sign a contract with your customer? Every business requires a clear set of terms succinctly laid out prior to providing any type of product or service. We are not just talking about paving the foundation for prompt payment here, we are referring to the complete sales and deliverable process.  

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Topics: Business Growth, How to Grow Your Business, Solving Cash Flow Problems, About Invoice Factoring

Not all Invoice Factoring Companies Are the Same

Posted by Aaron Zahedani on Fri, Aug 30, 2013 @ 07:45 AM

Invoice Factoring Companies - Navigating the decision process 

So you want to factor your accounts receivable.  You are actively looking for a reliable invoice factoring company to use, but are not sure exactly what questions you should be asking. The concept behind factoring your invoices seems simple enough, but not all factoring companies are the same.   

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Topics: About Invoice Factoring

The California Trucking Association and our Bay Area Truckers

Posted by Gil Oliva on Fri, Aug 23, 2013 @ 06:04 AM

California Trucking Association - Truck Driver Appreciation Day

Have you ever stopped to think about how that fresh produce gets to your local market in the middle of winter, in the mountains? Or for that matter, how does the produce get from the farm to the distributor? Or what about the shipping containers that arrive by sea, or by train at port?  What happens then? How does the freight get to its final destination?  More than likely, a trucker was a major part of making those products available to you, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year.

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Topics: Cash Flow, About Invoice Factoring, Trucking Factoring

Is Invoice Factoring Possible with Bad Credit?

Posted by Aaron Zahedani on Wed, Aug 21, 2013 @ 04:18 AM

Don't let bad credit hold you back from your success

There are times when you may be experiencing a cash flow crunch, or have little or no credit history and you believe traditional forms of finance may just not be an option. During these times you may also worry that invoice factoring companies will also turn you down because of some form of poor credit history.

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Topics: Alternative Financing, About Invoice Factoring

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