Read about the digital transformation of commercial payments and how to automate your enterprise cash cycle.
Why card monopolies are failing B2B businesses
Feb 19, 2021 by Daniella Bourguetts
If the last couple of years have taught us anything is that change is inevitable. On most occasions, it's impossible to predict global pandemics or the financial implications of profound political changes in the worldwide landscape.
#10: The Journey to Zero
Feb 4, 2021 by Daniella Bourguetts
Editor’s note: Hello, readers. Welcome to the first newsletter of 2021. To kick off the year, we're setting the stage for what it means to create a new financial infrastructure for the B2B industry. It's something we call: The Journey to Zero. Subscribe now.
The Journey to Zero: How Paystand is Changing B2B Payments
Feb 3, 2021 by Daniella Bourguetts
Of the myriad problems facing businesses today, one over-arching challenge dominates all else: the B2B financial system remains essentially unchanged since the middle of the 20th century. At its core exists a fee-based transaction model for payments that no longer meets the needs of modern, digital-first businesses.
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What is a Bank Lockbox Service and How is it Used for Payments
Oct 22, 2020 by Eduardo Lopez
Across the cash management process, Bank Lockbox Services have been around for decades as a way for treasury and finance teams to improve their receivable process for checks and other payments sent through the mail. But in today's digitally connected Internet economy, electronic alternatives to traditional lockbox services have emerged.
How to Choose a Xero Payment Integration
Aug 27, 2020 by Eduardo Lopez
Choosing the right Xero payment integration is an important decision for B2B companies. In today’s business climate, customers like having multiple digital payment options and expect the process to be fast, smooth, and secure.
A Quick Guide to Understanding Accounts Receivable Management
Aug 25, 2020 by Daniella Bourguetts
Accounts receivable (AR) management is an important part of maintaining healthy cash flow. Having a streamlined and efficient AR process prevents your existing capital from going to waste, which puts your business in a better position to reduce debt, lower costs, drive growth and outperform your competitors.
How Automated Payment Solutions Can Enhance Your Business
Aug 11, 2020 by Daniella Bourguetts
Automated payment solutions can help your business succeed, but so can lots of other things. So why use payment automation? What are the benefits of automating the payment collection and reconciliation process for your business?
Accounts Receivable: A Strategy for Steady Cash Flow
Aug 4, 2020 by Eduardo Lopez
Whether you're a mid-market business or a large enterprise with a dedicated accounts receivable (AR) team, creating a steady stream of "free cash flow" is always a challenge in B2B payments. In fact, the average US business has 24% of its monthly revenue held up in accounts receivable. In this blog: a strategy for steady cash flow.
B2B Digital Payments Stats for Merchants to Know in 2020
Jul 30, 2020 by Daniella Bourguetts
In the last decade, the B2B space has increasingly shifted toward digital payments. Consumers are now spending more with contactless and cashless payment options than ever before. In fact, there was more than $4.1 trillion in digital transactions in 2019 alone.
6 New Year’s Resolutions for Accounts Receivable (A/R) Teams in 2020
Jan 13, 2020 by Eduardo Lopez
With 2020 finally upon us, it’s time to start making our New Year’s resolutions. You may already have set your personal goals, but what about your Accounts Receivable resolutions? As an accountant, these resolutions might look a little different, but that’s why Paystand is here to help.
4 Must-Have Features to Consider When Choosing a NetSuite Payment Solution
Dec 16, 2019 by Eduardo Lopez
What should you look for in a NetSuite payment solution? NetSuite has an app-store of solutions called SuiteApps. The right payment solution, or SuiteApp, will not only integrate easily with your current systems, but will also help you reduce processing costs, speed up collections, and streamline the payments process for your customers. In this blog, we’ll explore four key features to look for when choosing a NetSuite payment solution.
How to Start Automating Your Accounts Receivable Process
Nov 25, 2019 by Eduardo Lopez
Why are some finance teams slower to adopt automation? Some are concerned that automation could cost them their jobs. There’s comfort and a sense of security in number-crunching. But all those calculations take time away from strategic thinking that businesses so desperately need.
How Does Paystand Automate the Accounts Receivable Process?
Nov 22, 2019 by Eduardo Lopez
Paystand automates the entire Accounts Receivable process, so you never have to spend hours manually collecting and reconciling payments. The benefits are two-fold: your team removes hours of repetitive tasks from their workload, and tasks are automatically executed error-free on your behalf. Paystand also helps businesses reduce late payments. That's why Paystand customers usually decrease the number of overdue receivables by 62% in the first few months.