The IFA launched a professional certification program for account executives involved in factoring and receivables-based finance. Those who complete it will receive the Certified Factoring Account Executive designation.
The IFA announced that two companies have joined its vendor program as preferred vendors. The companies, RMP Trade Credit and Dun and Bradstreet, join over 21 vendors who are offering discounts and preferred services to IFA members.
The International Factoring Association launched its bi-annual Business Profile and Performance Survey. The survey will be conducted during the months of January and February 2013 by Industry Insights.
The International Factoring Association entered into a cooperative agreement with the Colombian Association of Factoring. The shared goal is to assist banks, finance companies and users of alternative financing services.
The Factoring Factor: Product Resiliency, Demand & Unique Camaraderie Keeps Factoring Strong in Challenging Times
While the past year has been a challenging one for anyone involved in commercial finance, one of the few niches that has remained solid in 2012 is factoring. IFA founder and CEO, Bert Goldberg shares his views on the industry — past, present and future — and talks about the role the IFA will play in facilitating factoring’s future global growth.
The 2011 IFA Business Profile & Performance Survey was distributed to factoring industry members in January 2011. The purpose of this comprehensive study was to provide factoring industry members with information that could be used to benchmark their own individual performance. ABF Journal reviewed the 150-page report to provide readers with a sampling of the data along with commentary gleaned from the survey.