Improving the Economy is a Team Sport: Why Supporting Small Businesses is a Prosocial Movement

The success of any team or organisation depends on its culture and collective beliefs. The same is true for the economy. To create a thriving, prosperous economy, we need to work together and support one another, particularly small businesses. Supporting small businesses is not just good for the individual business owner or their customers; it’s… Continue reading Improving the Economy is a Team Sport: Why Supporting Small Businesses is a Prosocial Movement

What Enterprises Want From Trade-Credit Onboarding Platforms

Let’s say that your current trade-customer onboarding process is manual, time-consuming, and prone to errors or even worse (huhhmmmm….) ’digital’ and still prone to errors PLUS lacks the level of flexibility or functionality you need, well, it’s time think your approach to this.  If the process is causing delays for your customers and staff during… Continue reading What Enterprises Want From Trade-Credit Onboarding Platforms

Business Case: Adopting a Trade-Credit Customer Onboarding Platform

We’re offering you a free business plan that outlines your proposal to adopt a Trade-Credit Customer Onboarding Platform. By using this template, you will save time in writing your own business plan and have a great starting point for internal conversations, initial needs and requirement gathering, and stakeholder engagement. Enjoy! BUSINESS PLAN Executive Summary  Our… Continue reading Business Case: Adopting a Trade-Credit Customer Onboarding Platform

The age of ‘Digital Self-Serve’ enables trade credit sales channels

Open sales channels

Your customer’s decisions – what products to buy, services to use or providers to engage with – are heavily influenced by the ratio of pleasure versus pain in their user experience.As technology advances, companies have increasingly turned to multichannel strategies to reach potential customers, who can also be credit borrowers. But, in trying to reach… Continue reading The age of ‘Digital Self-Serve’ enables trade credit sales channels

Using API’s to “say hello 👋” to an integrated innovative world

Imagine every step of your credit management process.

Draw a visual representation in your head. Include all stakeholders involved, all staff, all customers. Now imagine that all being 90% faster, easier and more compliant – congratulations, you have imagined automation!

What do Netflix, Spotify, Salesforce, DocuSign and 1Centre all have in common?

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Imagine every step of your credit management process.

Draw a visual representation in your head. Include all stakeholders involved, all staff, all customers. Now imagine that all being 90% faster, easier and more compliant – congratulations, you have imagined automation!

Five big benefits for automating your trade-credit processes.

Imagine every step of your credit management process.

Draw a visual representation in your head. Include all stakeholders involved, all staff, all customers. Now imagine that all being 90% faster, easier and more compliant – congratulations, you have imagined automation!

Making PPSRs a headache-free zone 

The Personal Property Securities Register, most commonly known as the PPSR, is an official government register. If you’re a 1Centre customer and you trade across NZ & AU requiring PPSRs across both countries, this can be very easily set up, managed and maintained on your 1Centre account.  Including an aggregated view of all PPSRs across your business in both countries! 

How AI and automation is solving Credit Management headaches

Part 1 of 3-part series. Next article > The pace of technology development has a profound impact on most industries and our everyday lives. The world of trade credit management is no exception. From fraud assessment checks to business process automation, building scale through the cloud, to leading the charge on data-led decision making, the power… Continue reading How AI and automation is solving Credit Management headaches

Omni-channel: Customer Choice is Paramount in trade

An Omni-channel experience is a multi-channel approach to marketing, selling, and serving customers in a way that creates an integrated and cohesive customer experience no matter how or where a customer reaches out. It gives the customer choice about how they make that first interaction with you. There has not been a year quite like… Continue reading Omni-channel: Customer Choice is Paramount in trade

Checklist for a successful sales pipeline

This checklist is designed to help you organise your sales pipeline and ensure you have all the tools in place to create a streamlined experience for leads and new customers. Depending on the type of business, you will choose only the stages that are required. Initial contact with lead Lead assigned to sales rep. Lead… Continue reading Checklist for a successful sales pipeline

3 key ways to boost efficiency in your sales pipeline

Being responsible for a sales team can seem like a thankless job. No matter how many deals you close, there’s always more to do and bigger numbers to hit. And that doesn’t even take into account the strategic elements and the onboarding and support you do for new clients. The more tips and tools you… Continue reading 3 key ways to boost efficiency in your sales pipeline