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Factor

A financial institution that buys a firm's accounts receivable and collects the accounts.

Factor

A third party that buys a firm's accounts receivable. If a firm is not confident in its ability to collect on its credit sales, it may sell the right to receive payment to the factor at a discount. The factor then assumes the credit risk associated with the accounts receivable. This provides the firm immediate access to working capital, which is important, especially if the firm has a cash flow problem. The price of factoring is determined by the creditworthiness of the firm's customer, not of the firm itself. It is also known as accounts receivable financing.

factor

A firm that purchases accounts receivable from another firm at a discount. The purchasing firm then attempts to collect the receivables.

factor

To sell accounts receivable to another party at a discount from face value. Thus, a firm in need of cash to pay down short-term debt may decide to factor its accounts receivable to another firm.

factor

  1. a firm that purchases TRADE DEBTS from client firms. See FACTORING.
  2. a firm that buys in bulk and performs a WHOLESALING function.
  3. an input (for example raw material, labour, capital) which is used to produce a good or provide a service.

factor

  1. 1a FACTOR INPUT that is used in production (see NATURAL RESOURCES, LABOUR, CAPITAL).
  2. a business that buys in bulk and performs a WHOLESALING function.
  3. a business that buys trade debts from client firms (at some agreed price below the nominal value of the debts) and then arranges to recover them for itself. See FACTOR MARKET, FACTORING.
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While only discreet points were pulled off of the KAM and LMF curves, it may be beneficial for future research to perform a principal component analysis in order to further examine the time-series curves of the variables of interest, as well as incorporating other possible explanatory variables such as center of pressure or GRF lever arms.
One may think of it as a multi-divisional labor managed organization, an M-Form LMF.
8, at the same time Client_Y request the same video from the LMF at [T0.
Contrarily, the important species in the remaining forest sections (LMF and FLMF) made up only 6 to 7% of all trees or total basal area, showing less dominance, which was expected in the case of LMF stands due to their higher diversity.
LMF distributes LMF distributes message within message within the cluster the cluster Computational High at Local High at Local overhead Message Ferry Message Ferry because of because of dynamic route dynamic route calculation calculation Energy Less for regular Less for regular consumption nodes; High for nodes; High for Message Ferries Message Ferries and Gateways Need of online Not needed Not needed collaboration between Ferries and regular node.
At the next stage, the causal relationships between pairs of variables, using the Granger LMF test were examined.
Se desea abordar este problema, primero usando como medio de cultivo el LMF (Sigma), con el fin de evaluar el efecto de cuatro fuentes de nitrogeno sobre la actividad enzimatica de proteasas alcalinas secretadas por la cepa nativa de Bacillus sp Alcalofilico y, en una investigacion posterior, evaluar el efecto de la aflatoxina.
Bera169830) at the marl and LMF contact records the beginning of the Greatlakean substage.
It succumbed to the LMF conditionalities by agreeing to wide-ranging reforms and stabilisation measures to receive a US$ 57 Billion "rescue" package.
Los metodos que se presentan a continuacion son: metodo de potencia constante incluyendo el factor LMF, metodo para el modelo hibrido con Temperatura y el metodo hibrido con voltaje.