Account Receivable Insurance

Protect Against Losses Caused by the Inability to Collect From a Customer

Accounts receivable insurance (also known as credit or trade credit insurance) covers your business against any losses caused by the inability to collect payment from a customer for a variety of reasons.  It also helps reduce your risk in an uncertain economy, and limits risks associated with sales growth in new and emerging markets in the United States and abroad.

Situations that benefit from account receivable insurance

Examples of when it would be beneficial to have account receivable insurance include:

  • Damaged or destroyed accounts receivable records, making it virtually impossible to collect payment from customers
  • A customer's refusal to accept your goods 
  • Unforeseen cancellation of permits pertaining to imports or exports
  • Cancellation of a contract

Reasons to have accounts receivables insurance

It makes good business sense to invest in accounts receivable insurance because it: 

  • Protects your accounts receivable dollars and increases your cash flow 
  • Reduces bad debts and improves your balance sheet 
  • Leverages your policy to obtain more cash and free up other assets 
  • Allows you to offer your customers better credit terms and payment options 
  • Helps you obtain larger orders and expand into new and emerging markets with assurance 
  • Turns your losses into cash