Control Your Factoring Costs

More and more companies are turning to invoice factoring to finance growth and smooth out their cash flow. Factoring invoices use to be almost exclusive to the furniture and garment industries. It is now prevalent in manufacturing, healthcare staffing, oilfield services, IT staffing, service industries, fabrication, warehouse staffing, telecommunications, and security providers. Business owners benefit […]

Invoice Factoring Versus Traditional Bank Loans

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We get asked a lot the differences between obtaining financing at a bank and using a factoring company?  As business owners are looking for additional financial sources, whether to take advantage of growth opportunities or to fight off increasing inflationary pressures, it’s important to choose the financing source that will best fit your needs. Traditional […]

Three Dangers of Funding Your Business With Credit Cards

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Being a business owner is a lot of work.  The challenges are non-stop.  First you have to go from a business idea, to generating revenue to developing a loyal customer base.  While doing all this, staying on top of your companies’ finances is crucial to the success of your company. It can be tempting to […]

Create a Customer Focused Culture

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Artificial Intelligence, chat bots, the cloud are all changing the way we work.  In most cases the change is for the better.  But there are some things that still require the human touch.  Despite all the automation advances in technology, nothing can replace a caring, empowered employee for great customer service.  This philosophy must be […]

Maximize Your Factoring Relationship

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Requests for bank loans by small, medium enterprises is still steady.  But with the uncertain economy, banks have tightened their lending standards.  This leaves more and more business owners looking to alternative lenders to meet their financing needs. As more business owners investigate factoring there remains an amount of confusion about invoice factoring and the […]

Austin Staffing Companies Grow With Factoring

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Invoice factoring is a popular way to finance growing staffing companies without going into debt.  Staffing agencies sell their accounts receivable to the factoring company and get the cash they need to operate without having to wait for their customers to pay. American Receivable has a flexible factoring program that keeps the staffing company in […]

Austin Companies Strengthen Supplier Relationships With Factoring

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Austin business owners are benefiting in an unexpected way from factoring their invoices.  They have discovered that with the cash generated from factoring they often become a preferred vendor by their suppliers.  Having a good relationship with your suppliers is secondary only to having a good relationship with your customers.  Business owners realize how critical […]

Customer Care Versus Phone Trees

Customer Care

Everyone dreads having to call customer service.  What was once a straightforward procedure has now become an obstacle course of pressing 2 for English, yelling “representative” repeatedly, and deciphering a foreign dialect.  All these customer service features are supposed to make the companies’ service more accessible while keeping costs down.  But experientially they are frustrating […]

Business Sense: Pricing of Goods is Critical to Cash Flow

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Business owners struggle when they take on the task of pricing their product or service.  Many times, they will set the price too low, thinking that a lower price will increase sales. Lower margins on products or services can affect cash flow, which in turn affects the ability of the business to grow.  Pricing is […]

Customer Care Versus Phone Trees

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At ARC you won’t find maddening phone trees, pressing 2 for English, waiting for a Chat-Bot to answer a question or outsourcing customer care to a different country. You WILL find: Phone calls being promptly answered by a real person! Our account reps truly care for their client’s success. 24/7 real time account access. Managed […]