What business sectors are most suited to invoice discounting?

What business sectors are most suited to invoice discounting?

By using an invoice discounting facility a business can obtains an advance on approved submitted invoices. With invoice discounting, an advance on invoices is paid by the invoice discounter in a similar way to an advance paid by a factoring company. With invoice discounting, the company retains control over the administration of its sales ledger and book debt collection.

What industries are suited to invoice discounting?

  • Industries that sell on 30-90 day credit term.
  • Industries that employ lots of staff that have to be weekly or monthly
  • Industries that work on a seasonal basis and therefore have cashflow shortages at certain times of the year.
  • Industries that that need cash to keep a large stock holding so sales can be met.
  • Industries that where customers pay slowly such as large retail chains.
  • Industries where there are in-house staff accounts available to collect debt.

What business sector are suited to invoice discounting?

Invoice discounting will suit the majority of business sectors including:- (please note that the below list is not exaustive)

  • Recruitment Companies
  • Storage companies
  • Office Cleaning Firms
  • Toys Businesses
  • Electrical Goods Companies
  • Warehousing firms
  • Steel Businesses
  • Stockholding Businesses
  • Clothing Firms
  • Textiles Businesses
  • Engineering Companies
  • Security Firms
  • Advertising Firms
  • Builders Merchants
  • Chemicals Businesses
  • Plastics Companies
  • Accountancy Practices
  • Computers Firms
  • Furniture Businesses
  • Stationary firms
  • Paper Firms
  • Printing Companies
  • Plant Hire Firms
  • Rubber Businesses
  • Food & Drinks Firms
  • Timber Companies
  • Trading Businesses
  • Transport Businesses
  • Logistics Firms Businesses
  • Waste Disposal Companies
  • Wholesale Distribution Businesses

Please note that our advice team has access to a full panel of invoice discounting firms, meaning that we are able to source invoice discounting deals from the invoice discounting market. Please call us on 0800 597 4757 or apply online.