business-boot-camp
25
Jan
2015

Business Boot Camp

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How one man’s time in the military prepared him for a successful career in the corporate world BY RON EDINGER Not long after I graduated from Columbia University’s MBA program in the mid-1960s, I joined McKinsey & Company, a well-known international consulting firm. For the next few years, I worked with clients like Shell, General Electric, Weyerhaeuser, Boise Cascade Co. and…

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13
Sep
2014

Financing for Petroleum Industry

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In this capital-intensive business, a company’s growth can be stymied by lack of operating capital to expand.  Liquid Capital steps in as a working capital supplier to help manage cash flow.  By identifying weak links, we help companies avoid the risk of growing too fast before having the right financial infrastructure in place. Companies using our services have a better…

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building-materials-industry
13
Sep
2014

Financing for Construction Industry

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We help companies in the construction industry that are providing energy-efficient improvements to buildings under state-sponsored programs.  Our Purchase Finance Program can help with the purchase of materials to complete the job, and our Accounts Receivable Credit Line Program helps installers get paid faster. VIEW CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY PAGE

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information-technology-industry
13
Sep
2014

Financing for Information Technology Industry

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IT companies face a fundamental issue about bank financing when they try to get lines of credit:  Banks want to lend on collateral.  IT companies often have very little in the way of “hard” assets—their assets are people.  Even if an IT company gets a bank line, that line is unlikely to grow based on the company’s growth. We help…

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staffing-industry
13
Sep
2014

Financing for Staffing Industry

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A staffing company’s primary cost of doing business is the weekly company payroll. The company must come up with the cash to pay employees for the work they do, even though their customer may not pay for a month or more.  Many other expenses (rent, supplies, advertising, etc.) cannot be put off either. Liquid Capital’s A/R credit lines alleviate this…

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financing-for-transportation-industry
12
Sep
2014

Financing for Transportation Industry

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The trucking industry in the U.S. is comprised mostly of small, independent operators with 30 trucks or fewer.  Margins are tight, and smaller trucking companies find it hard to access bank loans or wait 30 to 90 days for payment on invoices.  Our A/R credit lines create cash flow right away so trucking companies can continue to grow. We check…

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financing-for-produce-industry
12
Sep
2014

Financing for Produce Industry

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We know that produce companies operate in a complex environment. Their need to adhere to PACA’s requirements is critical.  The need for immediate cash to pay growers can put strain on a produce company’s cash flow. Our financial solution is to supply produce companies with A/R credit lines and growers with payment guarantees.  Growers that would ordinarily require a large…

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financing-for-renewable-energy-industry
12
Sep
2014

Financing for Renewable Energy Industry

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Many states offer a variety of programs that provide financing or other credits for the installation of energy-efficient lighting.  One of the fastest growing areas is the replacement of florescent and incandescent light bulbs with LED technology.  We can assistcontractors working under such programs by financing the purchase of the materials needed to do the job. We help the companies that…

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vendor-payment-guarantee
12
Sep
2014

Vendor Payment Guarantee Program

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We help companies increase their trade credit lines by guaranteeing their suppliers that we will pay them.  This is combined with A/R financing (see our Accounts Receivable Credit Line Program) to make more cash available to them and allows them to pay for inventory without using their existing operating capital. VENDOR PAYMENT GUARANTEE PROGRAM PAGE

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transportation-quick-pay
12
Sep
2014

Transportation Quick Pay

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3PL (“third party logistics”) is a competitive industry.  Providers often lose carriers to other companies and reliable carriers are in short supply.  Since 3PL industry margins are extremely tight, both providers and carriers are constantly in need of cash solutions.  In order to attract the best carriers and generate goodwill, an early payment option is often offered.  This may not…

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