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

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

Alternative Financing Options for Business

Posted by Aaron Zahedani on Wed, Aug 14, 2013 @ 05:42 AM

Alternative Financing for your Business...


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Topics: Alternative Financing, Cash Flow Solution, How to Grow Your Business, About Invoice Factoring

Federal Government Contracts: The Big Deal

Posted by Gil Oliva on Sat, Jul 27, 2013 @ 02:46 PM

3 Tips to Prepare for the Bid Process

Photo Credit: Abbe Lyle

Have you thought of applying for government contracts, or does the prospect seem a little daunting? There is no doubt that that the federal government will continue to spend money no matter the state of the economy. Government contracts are certainly a great deal for any sized business but for a small business that meets requirements it can be a stable source of income.

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Topics: Cash Flow, Business Growth, How to Grow Your Business

5 Tell Tale Signs It Is Time To Grow Your Business

Posted by Aaron Zahedani on Fri, Jul 12, 2013 @ 01:32 PM

Advance preparation can fuel your business growth 

Congratulations! Your business is a roaring success and you feel you are ready to grow. Many small businesses are running on high-octane emotion, strong belief in product or service, and a tremendous will to succeed. It is helpful to examine the signs that you are ready for growth from a financial and analytical approach. While many indications that you are prepared to handle expansion are obvious, some advance preparation can fall through the cracks in the excitement of success.

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Topics: Alternative Financing, Cash Flow, Business Growth, How to Grow Your Business

How can factoring enhance my relationship with my customers?

Posted by Gil Oliva on Tue, Jun 04, 2013 @ 06:10 AM

Enhancing Customer Relationships 

Above all, your factor wants you to be successful, therefore the relationship they forge with your customers, as well as you, will be of a positive, professional and helpful nature. You ultimately work to make money, and your relationship with your customer is obviously key.  It is important to understand that your factor will work with you to make sure your customers are comfortable with the payment process. More importantly, the factor can actually enhance your relationship with your customers.

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Topics: How to Grow Your Business, About Invoice Factoring, Financing Government Contractors

Invoice Factoring to grow your business and increase revenue

Posted by Gil Oliva on Tue, Feb 19, 2013 @ 04:40 PM

Invoice Factoring for quick cash

Any small business owner knows that cash flow is king. Between insurance, payroll, loans, company credit cards, repairs and taxes, someone or something needs to be paid almost every day. If you extend credit to your customers, you may not receive payment for goods and services until 30 to 60 days have passed, and that situation can easily lead to a classic cash flow crisis.

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Topics: How to Grow Your Business, About Invoice Factoring, Financing Government Contractors

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