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What is Freight Factoring?

Freight factoring is changing the game in the trucking industry. Gone are the days when transportation companies would need to wait weeks, if not months, to receive payment for outstanding invoices. With freight factoring, trucking companies can receive payment for their shipments even if the end customer hasn’t yet been paid. This helps ensure truckers …

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Debt Collector or Scammer: How to Tell the Difference

Introduction People try to get your money in all sorts of ways. One of the often tried tactics used by scammers is to pose as legitimate debt collectors in order to bilk you out of your money. While a legitimate debt collector will be able to tell you about the details of your debt, scammers …

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Freight Invoice Collections For Truckers

Freight Invoice Collections For Truckers As is well known, trucking is a very stressful occupation, and for truckers making their way through the highways, there is nothing more bothersome than managing cash flow. With many expenses ranging from fuel and maintenance to feeding and insurance to take care of, it becomes important that you ensure …

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Debt Collection Strategies for Small Businesses

Debt is owed to individuals, businesses, and small companies. Often, companies have debt collectors to deal with their suppliers and other people in credit to collect debt. This is a usual thing companies do. Since there are many debts, there might be mix-ups in the collection process. These outstanding debts can damage the finances and …

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Debt Collection FAQ

Collecting debt is very important for many businesses that trade on credit without directly paying. For many people, including businesses themselves, the debt system can be hard to understand. It is crucial to understand problems for businesses. Many creditors don’t know their rights to debt collection under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA). This …

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Avoid These ‘Red Flags’ From Freight Brokers

Behind any successful business relationship, there needs to be some degree of trust. Trust helps you feel confident in your decisions and the relationships you develop. Here in the trucking and transportation industry, you’ll find many honest and ethical people, however, there are some dishonest ones that you’ll have to be cautious about working with. …

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How Shippers & Brokers Can Avoid Identity Theft

We specialize in transportation debt collections here at Alexander, Winton & Associates, however, we have found that fraud and unscrupulous activity take place all too often in our industry. One of the most prominent forms of fraud is identity theft, which can result in serious and disastrous consequences for victims. To keep our industry aware …

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