Credit-to-Cash Briefings

The Atradius Credit-to-Cash Briefings provide a range of credit management tips to help you monitor your accounts receivable and manage your cash flow.

Late payments and write-offs can put undue pressure on business liquidity. At best this may cause a business to delay any planned capital expenditure. At worst cash flows issues could lead businesses to delay paying suppliers and staff, or even threaten business viability. Strong credit management processes and procedures are a vital part of business operations. The suite of Credit-to-Cash Briefings provide some examples of what businesses can do to promote good cash flow. 

How to conduct a risk assessment of your receivables 

Early detection of payment risks can be helpful in avoiding or minimising potential losses. How to conduct a risk assessment  provides tips on how to calculate DSO (Days Sales Outstanding), how to complete an aging report and how you can limit your exposure to bad debts, among other credit management practices. Monitoring and identifying risks will provide you with the opportunity to take avoidance action and help protect your business.

Ten tips to get your customers to pay on time

From making sure your payment terms and conditions are clearly set out in a well-written contract, to acting quickly the moment an invoice becomes overdue, there are several ways a business can get paid promptly. These ten tips are designed to help you tighten up your processes to promote strong customer relationships and excellent payment practices.

How to chase overdue payments by phone

Calling your customer directly and speaking to them on the phone is a great way to maintain relationships and promote a human touch. However, late payments can be an awkward subject to discuss and may take some skill. How to chase overdue payments offers a step-by-step guide and checklist to help you remain polite and professional, while holding your ground and deflecting late payment excuses.

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