"We have our finger on the pulse of the collection industry and it is apparent that there are several companies out there that are experiencing, for the first time ever, the frustration of having to place accounts for collection. As a result, businesses are experiencing the ripple effect of defaulted payment of invoices and the effect it has on their ability to pay their own bills." states Baird. "It is extremely frustrating for our clients who have never had issues collecting on their accounts in the past. Let's face it, no one wants to resort to having to use a collection agency and ultimately give up a percentage of the profit that they intended to make on the transaction."
Baird says that there has also been more concern this year with collection agency rates. "20% of zero is still zero." States Baird. "The most important issue should be the experience of the agency which has a direct effect on their ability to collect the past-due accounts."
Baird states that there has been an increase of placement and valid concerns from customers who are also not seeing the so-called economic recovery. "If we do not get a handle on the debt situation fast, there will be serious consequences for small businesses. It will be a bumpy road moving forward." states Baird.
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