Focus on Factoring: Embracing the Buyer as Part of the Factoring Threesome

A factoring relationship includes three parties: the factor, the seller and the buyer. Although the buyer’s participation is critical to ensure a smooth transaction, they are usually not consulted or informed about the factoring process. As a result, many companies have a negative view of factoring. Anne MacRae discusses a survey that presents the buyer’s point of view and offers suggestions to repair a rocky relationship.