Benefits of PICE Membership
Industry-specific credit references available online. The PICE members-only Credit Exchange contains information on 25,000 publishers, advertising agencies, brokers and end-users. If your customer isn’t already in the database, it’s easy to submit a reference request to all members.
“Red flag” notices pushed to your email inbox that alert you to bankruptcies, accounts placed for collection, NSF checks and other serious issues related to your customers.
Benchmarks. PICE conducts quarterly DSO (Days Sales (Outstanding) surveys of members providing the opportunity to benchmark your collection performance against other companies in your industry. An annual “Year-End Bad Debt” review provides data on bad debt reserves and write-offs.
Networking opportunities with your industry peers through biannual conferences where you will participate in account discussions, round table workshops, as well as social events.
Educational programs. Guest speakers provide the most up-to-date information on credit management, bankruptcy and other topics essential to your department’s success. The PICE management firm provides FREE monthly webinars on a wide variety of credit and receivable management subjects.
Reduced rates on commercial debt collection. PICE members get special reduced rates of 20% to 50% (depending on the size of the claim) on 3rd-party collections services from the ABC-Amega Inc. ABC-Amega has been providing 3rd-party collections since 1929 and collects in the U.S., Canada and more than 200 other countries worldwide.
Scholarship Fund. PICE maintains a modest scholarship fund that is open to all members and their staff to help fund any approved credit-related educational endeavor.