Credit Management

What is credit management?

Credit management is the process for controlling and collecting payments from your customers. A good credit management system will help you reduce the amount of capital tied up with debtors (people who owe you money) and minimise your exposure to bad debts. Read more...

Credit application process

It is sometimes possible to increase sales by granting credit to selected clients who may choose to do business with you because of the convenience offered by a credit account. If you choose to provide this option be sure to develop a sound credit application process which includes a thorough check of client credit ratings before granting approval. Read more...

Debt recovery

You may still incur bad debts even with sound credit management policies and procedures. There are a several methods with escalating degrees of severity that you can use to recover these bad debts. It is advisable to use a measured approach and select the most appropriate method to recover the debt while maintaining the relationship with your client. Read more...

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