Category Archives: Credit Management

The Benefits of Establishing Strong Vendor Relationships

This week’s article is by Mark S. Becker, Partner, CFO Edge, LLC. Viewing vendors as partners and consistently seeking win-win outcomes help deliver the many benefits of strong vendor relationships. Even in successful long-term relationships, periodic vendor reviews are needed … Continue reading

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The Importance of Checking a New Client’s Creditworthiness

This week’s linked article is by Arthur F. Rothberg, Managing Director, CFO Edge, LLC. Bringing in a new client rightly generates excitement and positive experiences all around. But too often enthusiasm not accompanied by a routine new-client credit check can … Continue reading

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How to Negotiate Favorable Credit Terms from Vendors

This week’s summary and linked full PDF are by Mark S. Becker, Partner, CFO Edge, LLC. When favorable credit terms have not been negotiated with vendors, negative impact can include poor cash flow, late delivery of critical raw materials, frustrated customers, and … Continue reading

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The Hidden Costs of Accounts Payable Processing

This week’s post and linked full PDF are by Arthur F. Rothberg, Managing Director, CFO Edge, LLC. The hidden costs of accounts payable processing may not occur to all Los Angeles and Southern California business leaders, but their presence erodes … Continue reading

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Wholesaler & Manufacturer Challenges: Pricing & Credit Management (Part 4)

In this final installment of the four-part series… Wholesaler & Manufacturer Challenges: Pricing & Credit Management (Part 4) …we look at challenges faced by wholesalers and manufacturers in the areas of pricing and credit management. Pricing is one of the … Continue reading

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