Things to Consider When Hiring a Collection Agency

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Every company needs a collection agency, since there will always be customers that default or who will not pay under the normal terms. Here are some ideas for your consideration when choosing an agency. If you are B2B you must select a “commercial” bad debt collection specialist, as they have experience dealing with corporate debt… Read more »

100% Auto Cash Application

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Most companies – even the very largest – are still getting by with auto-cash that still requires off-line manual work for resolution of exceptions, duplicate entry of chargebacks, and inaccurate postings that create extra work. With the unmatched power of the Carixa Cash Application Engine, you can today achieve a 100% correct auto cash, and… Read more »

Collection Best PracticesThat Increase Cash Flow

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Accounts receivable collection at many companies is still done the way it was in the green eyeshade era, leaving a great deal that can be done to improve results. Like many repetitive processes, collections is a “production” operation, and can be “re-engineered” to improve cash flow, reduce DSO and slash the disputes that result from letting unpaid accounts go stale…. Read more »

Subrogation Collection Best Practices

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General Insurance executives are familiar with subrogation, the insurer’s legal right to pursue damages after paying a claim. However, it turns out that many insurers are unable or neglect to pursue their subrogation rights, or do not use best practices in doing so. This results in profit opportunities lost forever, as well as inefficiency and… Read more »

Bad Results From Arbitrary Application of Credits and Debits

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Let’s say you have a large customer with a huge number of small-dollar unapplied credit memos, invoices, unapplied cash, debit memos, and deductions. For arguments sake, let’s suppose you can round up 1,200 credit memos totaling  $625,000, and 1,600 deductions totaling $615,000, all un-matched for one reason or another. So you have a great idea to get rid of 2,800… Read more »

End of the year – Days Sales Outstanding

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Well, here we are again – the end of another year.  While you review your balance sheet all year, December is when you scrutinize it upside down and inside out.  What did you do right throughout the year?  What can be tightened up?  Days Sales Outstanding – or “DSO” – is one of the  metrics… Read more »

Automation For New Account Credit Applications

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“Back to the Future” in Credit Management Marty McFly would recognize today’s business credit applications as going back to his grandfather’s generation. Little has changed – until now, that is. The Credit2B ECOS™ Platform  changes all this, as it completely automates and accelerates the on-boarding of new customers, even integrating industry sector trade, customer trade… Read more »

Leib Receives A.M. Best Expert Designation for the 7th Year

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We are very proud to announce that Leib Solutions has been selected by A.M. Best as one of a handful of companies in the world receiving the coveted “Expert Service Provider” designation for collection and accounts receivable services.

Calculating Bad Debt Reserves

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In most companies, calculating Bad Debt Reserves is not a super-complex affair, but should be approached with a consistent methodology from period to period. Generally Accepted Accounting Procedures (GAAP) requires that a Bad Debt Allowance (BDA), which is a forecast – an estimate of future bad debt write-offs, vs just directly writing off bad debts as… Read more »

Leib Joins the Smyyth-Creditek Companies

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We are proud to announce that Leib Solutions LLC has become one of the Smyyth companies, joining Smyyth LLC, Creditek, Carixa, and Credit2b.Com, all leaders in their respective fields of B2B credit, collections, deductions and accounts receivable management, offering expert outsource services and best-in-class technology. For information, contact Carl Torban, Chief Operating Officer.