Category Archives: Credit

Practical resolutions – increase your cash

We all start the new year with resolutions in different areas of our lives. The credit and collections department cannot be ignored when setting your objectives and resolutions for this year. I have put together a list of recommended resolutions: Establish recovery goals and objectives To establish recovery goals and objectives for this year, it is […]

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Hiring managers efficiently

Behind a great company, there are great executives who are guiding and supporting their employees to reach success. I do not know of any executive in any company or department who does not seek growth. Without regard to industry type, growth is that which most executives must have as a common goal. Credit and collection […]

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Freight Collections – Infographic

Please remember: – AFS International is exclusive to transportation and 100% contingent. – Should we not be able to collect, you owe us nothing.   – International Coverage.– Our results make us the best freight transportation collection agency. Besides, we offer free practical tools to maintain a profitable customer base: Download our eBook Credit & Collections Policy – […]

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Five of the most costly mistakes

These errors generate the most losses for any cargo transport and logistics companies. 1. Failure to resolve any dispute early on. It is very common to experience delays in receivables when the clients are not satisfied with the cargo transport services provided whether due to a delivery delay, merchandise damage or a dispute on an […]

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Process maps and their application

Did you know it is advisable to create a process map for each procedure or systems of procedures that are performed? And, did you know that this will create more communication and better understanding within your organizations just as the index page in a book? You must use a process map as your communication tool. A […]

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The Credit Application Process

  Most transportation companies process credit applications. In my years of practice, I have noticed that many of these companies use formats specific for other industries. It is of the utmost importance to use formats that are specific to the needs and characteristics of the freight transportation industry. I suggest that you require commercial references […]

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The Mexican Freight Broker

In this article, we will focus on the role of the Mexican freight broker; and above all, the precautions that can be taken before entrusting your exports , imports or cargo transportation logistics . We are aware that Cargo Agents play the important task of solving the problems posed by freight trade commerce. Their main […]

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Evaluating your freight transportation providers

The task of selecting transportation suppliers is present in nearly every company. Although many companies have specific policies and processes for evaluating and selecting suppliers, the vast majority opt to select their transportation suppliers on the basis of cost only. Executives who evaluate their transportation providers with more scrutiny generally experience a more successful business. […]

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