Why is there a need for an effective credit policy?
Due to the high level of competition in the food market, the situation is such that in order to increase the attractiveness of its products, enterprises are forced to lend to wholesale-level operators, and those, in turn, retail stores. As a result, a significant part of the company’s current assets is always concentrated in accounts receivable for works, goods and services.
Enterprises have to increase accounts receivable in order to achieve their economic goals, which can be expressed using an absolute financial indicator – “Net profit” and a relative indicator – ROCE (return on capital employed – profitability of working capital). Both indicators characterize the efficiency of the enterprise, which is expressed in the fact that the organization “does what is needed in a proper way”. Continue reading