Why Working from Home Is Pushing Businesses to Automate Account Receivables

If you regularly invoice clients, you have likely had the experience of chasing down money. It’s time consuming; frustrating and repetitive.  The customers know they have to pay, they are just playing the clock and delay in the inevitable.  They count on you not doing your job and “forgetting” that they owe you money.

With the global pandemic; reduction in staff and small businesses closing shop.  The average DSO or Day of Sales Outstanding is at an all time high.  It is becoming an existential risk for your business. There are tips that can help you reduce DSO.

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Working from home makes manual collection even more complicated

At a time when most backend office functions are working from home, getting in touch with the customers’ Account Payables team gets even harder.  And you keep leaving voicemails on office numbers that are no longer used….

Collection automation means that you have more time for your important accounts

By creating multiple customer categories such as new customers; regulars and strategic.

You have now options to create multiple collection workflows:

While many businesses are trying to return to a new normal after the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. For paper-based A/R departments, this move has been especially challenging.  We recommend that you try our TROVEworks Cloud based application that can help you automate your end to end collection process.