Understanding The Deduction Process In The Order-To-Cash Cycle

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In an ideal world, all B2B transactions would be straightforward. Your customer asks you to provide something, you do it, and the customer pays you. However, this is often not the case, especially when your customers are big-box retailers. The deduction portion of the order-to-cash cycle can result in a significant reduction in the amount… Read more »

What Is The Order-To-Cash Cycle?

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Whether you’re a manufacturer or distributor, keeping your products moving is critical. One key to this is to streamline the  order-to-cash cycle with advanced automation. Simply put, order-to-cash (or O2C) is the business process through which you convert your inventory into cash, ensuring you get paid for what you provide. It is the engine that… Read more »

Trade Promotion Management System

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Trade Promotion Management System Integration with Deduction Management Systems Trade promotion allowances are how manufacturers directly influence product performance at retail or through distributors. These trade promotion campaigns include in-store promotions and advertising and help boost sales in specific locations or periods, raise brand awareness,  or bring a new product to market. In return for… Read more »

14 Ways To Reduce “On-time, In-full” Chargebacks and Deductions

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What is “On-time, In-full” (OTIF) It’s the mechanism, the exacting metric, and penalty scheme that large retailers are using to rate and penalize their suppliers for non-compliance with purchase order quantity and delivery requirements. Accounts receivable deduction management software and compliance systems are more important than ever to counter the profit leakage due to OTIF… Read more »

8 Key Accounts Receivable KPIs and Metrics

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Since accounts receivable management and working capital are critical to your business, it is important to monitor the KPIs and other metrics that tell you how you perform. As business operations have become more complex and even often performed globally, metrics and analytics become increasingly important. There are dozens of possible KPIs but a few… Read more »

SMYYTH Achieves HIPAA Compliance

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NEWS RELEASE February 5, 2021 SUMMARY: Smyyth LLC and Smyyth Technology LLC (“SMYYTH”) are pleased to announce that it has taken all necessary steps to achieve compliance with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). Through the use of Compliancy Group’s proprietary HIPAA solution, The Guard™, SMYYTH can track its compliance program and has… Read more »

“Wash” Credits and Debits ?

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What is a “Wash” of accounts receivable credits and debits? An accounting “Wash” is a process of taking a series of credit and debit transactions of roughly equal dollars and mass-matching them (the “wash”) to clear the books, resulting in a zero balance. In accounts receivable, this refers to unapplied cash and credit memos vs…. Read more »

Curing Slow Pay Customers

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Training Chronic Slow Paying Customers  Debtor psychology is that if their debt is 180-360 days old, they figure they’ll never have to pay it, certainly not the full amount. Chronic slow-paying customers can be re-trained to be profitable, long-term relationships, but they require constant attention so that they do not age out to the point… Read more »

Accounts Payable Overpayments Auditing

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Recapturing Accounts Payable Payment Errors Accounts payable overpayments cost billions every year, and most are due to routine manual, computer, or other processing mistakes. Some are systemic; for example, vendor master errors go on forever. After all, who is going to advise you that you are not taking your cash discount? Smyyth’s Carixa AP Match… Read more »

Vendor Compliance Management

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Vendor Compliance Management chargebacks often total more than 1% of supplier revenue because of failure to comply with customer order, billing, and shipping requirements. “Vendor optimization” software has made generating deductions an automated process based on pre-set order guidelines and procedures, making it more critical than ever to ensure that your shipment accuracy is on-point… Read more »