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Cash Management 101
Cash management is an essential business process all organizations must perform to survive. Though cash management uses automation for much of the “grunt” work,

poor inventory management  choices, overextending credit to poor payers, under or overestimating product sales, etc.). Failing to keep personal money out of the company. It is essential to separate personal and business dealings. Obtain business credit cards and keep detailed track of business expenditures for shared assets (e.g., vehicles, travel, entertainment, etc.). Failing to go after nonpayment or late payment accounts. Failing to pay attention to inventory or inventory turns. Inventory turns is a measure of the number of

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Point of Sale (POS) Systems

A point of sale (POS) system helps retailers automate transactions. POS solutions are used in retail stores where sales associates must enter sales, refunds, layaways, transfers, etc. TEC's model of POS systems facilitates the selection process with research on vendors that support inventory management, register management, price management, transaction management, and other capabilities.  

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Market Leaders of Global Trade Management


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