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What's Next? touches on current and future trends. This issue acts as a thesis statement for what may be covered in the magazine throughout the year, with topics ranging from collection tips and customer service strategies to trends in departmental organization, risk management and federal regulation.



Relationships at the Core is a must for managing customer and departmental relationships. Mitigating the issues related to disputed debts, contractual terms and internal perceptions are only the tip of the iceberg when it comes the relationship issues that credit professionals encounter on a daily basis. This issue focuses on the different tools and approaches available to creditors as they build relationships with both internal and external customers.



Solutions looks at trends in the credit industry, specifically as they relate to new products and technologies. The latest software/hardware to help credit professionals work faster and smarter, member company experiences making improvements to specific processes, and strategies for adapting to new realities in a market, industry or company are all likely topics.



World View focuses heavily on international developments, the ways that credit professionals can best take advantage of markets in developing countries and any new risks looming on the horizon.



Legal Landscape includes articles on current noteworthy cases or regulatory developments and how they affect commercial trade creditors. Legal experts from various areas of business law contribute to this issue.



Expanding the Role of Credit is about the credit profession as it continues to evolve to include new responsibilities as a symptom of both economic changes and the increasingly important premium companies are placing on risk management.



Getting Paid covers collection practices and law, payment instruments, credit policies and procedures…practically anything in the wheelhouse of the credit department that focuses on getting a company what it’s owed. This issue also presents coverage of the recent Credit Congress, including a photo gallery and presentation summaries.



Measuring Up is about benchmarking tools used to gauge peak performance and efficiency. Contained within this issue are ways to apply ratios to evaluate processes, and less obvious methods to take a look at how your company is doing.



Best Practices includes the research, tools, models and instruments credit professionals need to achieve their company’s strategic business goals, or to keep themselves out of trouble, like a do’s and don’ts checklist for collection calls.

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