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  • BlueTarp Adds Five Ace Retailers to its Credit Management Program

    BlueTarp Adds Five Ace Retailers to its Credit Management Program

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  • Surviving in an Uncertain Economy

    Surviving in an Uncertain Economy

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  • Do You Accept Credit Cards as Payment on In-House Accounts or Refuse and Risk Losing Customers?

    Do You Accept Credit Cards as Payment on In-House Accounts or Refuse and Risk Losing Customers?

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  • New tariffs and rising delinquencies will put pressure on your cash flow – three ways to prepare

    New tariffs and rising delinquencies will put pressure on your cash flow – three ways to prepare

    Tariffs exacerbate the impact of delinquencies, suppliers that are taking steps to combat losses can face the future with confidence. Learn three ways to prepare for future changes.

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  • A look at rising delinquency levels

    A look at rising delinquency levels

    We’re seeing payment behavior in 2018 is starting to mirror the lead-up to the recession in 2008. This chart reflects our delinquency data for 10k+ of our customers and looks at change in delinquency.

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  • The Industrial Economy in 2019: What to Expect and How to Prepare

    The Industrial Economy in 2019: What to Expect and How to Prepare

    The economy has been trending upwards and ITR Economist predicts it will start slowing towards the end of 2018. Learn signs of an imminent slump and BlueTarp's suggestions to prepare for slow times

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  • Funding Alternatives When Banks Say “No!”

    Funding Alternatives When Banks Say “No!”

    Typical dealers of windows and doors need a $1.5 million line of credit (LOC) for every $10 million in business. Finding a bank is hard on its own, but where do you turn to if they turn you down?

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  • What is the True Cost of a Customer?

    What is the True Cost of a Customer?

    Most dealers precisely know their gross margins but may still be surprised to find that some customers are costing them money rather than being profitable. What can you do to increase sales?

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  • What Are Your True Costs of Providing In-House Credit?

    What Are Your True Costs of Providing In-House Credit?

    Knowing the true combined costs of extending credit to your customers is key to managing your program in an industry like building supply where margins are only 4-5%

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  • Do Your Customers Expect Online Credit Tools?

    Do Your Customers Expect Online Credit Tools?

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  • Do early-pay discounts deliver the value they are costing you?

    Do early-pay discounts deliver the value they are costing you?

    look carefully at what you are getting in return for offering a 1% or 2% early-pay discount, you could be spending that money in a way that is much more impactful.

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  • Killer cash flow: Published in Lumber Co-operator

    Killer cash flow: Published in Lumber Co-operator

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  • Cash Flow Management Can Kill A Business…or Make It Thrive.

    Cash Flow Management Can Kill A Business…or Make It Thrive.

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  • Find the best finance company to reach your goals

    Find the best finance company to reach your goals

    With the economy growing, this is a good time to examine which companies best support your business goals.Read more to understand the differences between these financial service companies.

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  • Protect your profits when big customers pay late

    Protect your profits when big customers pay late

    Most dealers ignore costs of credit and how they can vary widely. Read to find out how slow pay impacts your profitability and cost of credit, and what you can do upfront to protect your profits.

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  • Top warning signs that a customer is in trouble

    Top warning signs that a customer is in trouble

    Protect yourself by understanding the difference between a customer having a temporary dip and one that's a dangerous credit risk. Start by learning the top warning signs your customer is in trouble.

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  • Make sure your bank line is there when you need it

    Make sure your bank line is there when you need it

    With the economy strengthening, make sure you understand how your bank views your business and how to best manage your bank relationship. Learn four ways you can ensure that you are on solid footing.

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  • Three ways to strengthen your business before transitioning ownership

    Three ways to strengthen your business before transitioning ownership

    Creating a plan now can ensure that your company will be positioned to make a profitable and successful transition when you’re ready. Read more to learn how.

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  • A better approach to collections

    A better approach to collections

    Learn how to develop a better approach to collections by assessing the true risk of not getting paid and understanding the relative profitability (or lack thereof) of each customer.

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  • Simple changes to improve your cash flow

    Simple changes to improve your cash flow

    Featured in Lumber Co-operator Magazine, BlueTarp CEO Scott Simpson outlines four ways you can improve your credit program.

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