How Integrated Receivables Solutions Help Accounts Receivables Operations Thrive in a Time of Hyper Disruption and Social Distancing

These are truly unprecedented times.

Things that were our collective 'normal' only matter of weeks ago, now seem like distant memories.

Businesses, educational systems, entire governments—our routine daily lives—have all been disrupted by an invisible force that virtually none of us could've ever been completely prepared for.

But in the words of Albert Einstein,

"In the middle of every difficulty, lies opportunity."

We are very much in the middle of a time of great difficulty. But there is no doubt that out of this difficulty will come innovation. Innovation bread from times that force us all to look at how we do business, how we educate, how we govern, how we live; and make the improvements that we may not have otherwise made. It is how we evolve. It is how we move forward.

Read More

Topics: accounts receivable software, RDC, integrated receivables, Remote Deposit Capture

Integrated Receivables: Six Tips to Help Your A/R Operations Adapt and Evolve

What Charles Darwin had to say about the evolution of species applies to business enterprises as well: adaptability is key to survival.

Consider accounts receivable (A/R) operations. The proliferation of check payments during the 20th Century led many businesses down the path of automation, in the form of lockboxes (managed in house or outsourced), which helped to reduce costs by compressing collection cycles and eliminating labor-intensive processing steps. By the turn of the 21st Century, however, the proliferation of new payment methods and channels (ACH, cards, online and mobile), created a new, more complex environment, as companies, acceding to customer demands for more payment options, were forced to implement disparate systems for accepting and processing receivables. What has emerged are corporate A/R operations bogged down by costly, error-prone manual processes spread across numerous legacy systems.

Read More

Topics: online payment options, mobile payments, integrated receivables, Cash Application

A Distributor's Commitment to Doing ‘Whatever it Takes’ Improves Accounts Receivables Efficiencies and Customer Service

Tankersley Foodservice is committed to doing “Whatever it Takes” for customers. That includes offering an array of payment options and assurances that payments get posted to accounts quickly and efficiently within their back-office system. By implementing an integrated receivables solution, Tankersley has been able to stay true to that mission while driving significant internal efficiencies.

Read More

Topics: online payments, mobile remote deposit capture, integrated receivables, Check Scanning, Remote Deposit Capture, electronic payments, Cash Application

Industry Data Illustrates an Evolving B2B Payment Landscape and the Escalating Need for Integrated Receivables Solutions

The old saying goes, “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.”

This saying may be true for more than just a few things in life—your refrigerator, your car, your coffee maker, etc.—but your company’s accounts receivables operations (and the technology that supports it) isn’t one of them.

Read More

Topics: Straight Through Processing, B2B Payment Processing, integrated receivables, Banks, Remote Deposit Capture

On Banks and FinTechs; A Partnership Manifesto

If there is one thing we have learned over the history of our business, it is that no two businesses’ accounts receivables (A/R) operations are the same. No matter how similar those businesses may seem on the surface. There is no proverbial “box” that you can fit companies and their associated processes into. 

Read More

Topics: integrated receivables, Banks

Breaking the Bank: How to Eliminate Siloed Systems and Deliver Holistic, Truly Integrated Receivables Solutions that Corporate Customers Actually Need and Want

For many corporations (and banks), integrated receivables isn’t simply a buzz word any longer—it’s become a reality that is tranforming AR operations. As companies across multiple industries have looked to third-party technology providers to deliver a solution to simplify and streamline their accounts receivables processes, it has forced many banking institutions to take a closer look at prospective Fintech partnerships and re-evaluate their own treasury management offerings.

Read More

Topics: integrated receivables, Banks

A Look Back at 2017; Growth, Partnerships and Setting the Standard for True Integrated Receivables

2017 was another successful year for our team here at FTNI, with record sales growth fueling the expansion of both our sales and marketing teams, as well as our development and customer service teams. The rewards of this exciting growth has come in several different varieties, including the addition of a record number of new customers added to our ETran Integrated Receivables platform, exciting new partnerships, and enhancements to multiple ETran modules and supporting features across the platform. 

In this post, we'll take just a few minutes to highlight some of our most popular and noteworthy announcements, enhancements and content from 2017. 

Read More

Topics: Straight Through Processing, integrated receivables

12 Gifts of True Integrated Receivables (Part 2)

It’s nearing Christmas Eve, and while many good little boys and girls will have to wait to open their presents just a bit longer, we’re giving you a head start. Below, you’ll find six more gifts for you, wrapped and ready to go in our second and final installment of our holiday-themed “12 Gifts of True Integrated Receivables,” blog series.

In Part Two, you won’t see ten lords a leaping, but you will find yourself dancing like the eight ladies once you unwrap the final six gifts of True Integrated Receivables (IR).

Read More

Topics: integrated receivables

12 Gifts of True Integrated Receivables (Part 1)

Christmas carols are a love/hate relationship, there is no middle ground. You either absolutely love this time of year, or you can’t stand the constant cheer. “The 12 Days of Christmas” has been labeled as the “holiday’s most annoying carol” by Vox, therefore FTNI felt it was necessary to revitalize this classic with an integrated receivables spin, quite possibly the only way to save this dying carol.

Read More

Topics: integrated receivables

From the Front Lines: Three Steps to Achieve Straight-Through Processing Leveraging RDC, EIPP and Recurring Payments on a Truly Integrated Receivables Platform

Remote deposit capture (RDC) of checks has many benefits—not least, reducing the manual labor required for processing, and ultimately posting checks into the appropriate back-office systems. That, in turn, can save you money. When you automate check processing using RDC, it’ll cost you between 10 and 20 cents per transaction (depending on monthly volumes)—significantly less than the $1 to $2 (or more) per transaction that traditional outsourced lockbox processing can cost.   Read More

Topics: Straight Through Processing, EIPP, RDC, integrated receivables

All posts
 /