What is the Impact of Unpaid Invoices?
Your Business Can Suffer, If Invoices Are Not Paid On Time
25% of bankruptcies are due to unpaid invoices
You grant payment terms to your customers every day. And because it’s a routine way of doing business, you may not be thinking about the risk you’re taking.
But what happens when a customer defaults? When a business closes down? When a government suddenly forbids transfer of payments or declares a devaluation?
You might have never experienced any of these situations before, but you ought to know that 25% of bankruptcies are due to unpaid invoices.
How much of your total assets do unpaid invoices represent – and merit protecting?
AND YOU ? DO YOU KNOW THE IMPACT OF AN UNPAID INVOICE?
COFACE CREDIT INSURANCE
Credit insurance is a powerful tool that combines the information and protection you need to mitigate the risk of non-payment. It helps in :
- Lower bad debt provision
- Protect your balance sheet
- Reduce the cost of bad debts
- Optimize your cash flow
A CREDIT INSURANCE POLICY COVERS THE UNPAID CREDIT BALANCE FROM SALES MADE TO YOUR CUSTOMERS.
With credit insurance from Coface, your business is protected against losses from bad customer debt, which affords you greater peace of mind to focus on your company’s success. A credit insurance policy covers the unpaid credit balance from sales made to your customers.
Whether you choose to protect your domestic or export business, you are able to minimize the credit risks associated with a customer's insolvency or delayed payment. Even if you've never experienced a loss before, it only takes one to greatly affect your bottom line and the future of your business.
BENEFITS OF TRADE CREDIT INSURANCE
- Growth in Sales - With trade credit insurance products, you can boost your sales by offering favorable credit terms to debtors or prospects and you can also avoid the hassle of using letters of credit when doing business abroad.
- Cash Flow Relief - Trade credit insurance provides cash flow relief, when debtors become insolvent or are unable to pay bills on time. Losses can be indemnified, allowing your business to maintain its cash flow.
- Access to Financing - Lenders and financial institutions look favorably on insured receivables.