PO Financing for Manufacturers

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Purchase Order Financing, or PO Financing, is a type of commercial financing that leverages the purchase order from your customer as collateral for the loan. What Is PO Financing? Purchase Order Financing offers you cash before the work starts, which makes it an attractive option for manufacturers with tight cash flow. PO financing is based… Read more »

Webinar Recap: Becoming Bankable

Manufacturing business owners want to grow and thrive like any business owner, no matter what the future brings. The COVID-19 global pandemic made reaching that goal a lot harder, with supply chain disruptions, operational shifts, and financial consequences all pressing down. The manufacturers who survived the spring and summer of COVID-19 now have to continue… Read more »

Built for Growth Episode 2: Women in Construction

Right now, women make up about 9% of the construction workforce. There are huge opportunities for women in construction, either as part of the workforce or as a business owner, but there are also challenges that must be met. In this episode of Built for Growth, Sartura Shuman-Smith, Director of Tampa Bay Works for Women… Read more »

The Future of Manufacturing in America: What has changed because of COVID?

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In the beginning of 2020, the future of manufacturing looked bright. The 4th Industrial Revolution brought innovations that would make manufacturing leaner, smarter, and more transparent. Digital transformation promised more jobs, and the biggest dilemma faced was a widening skills gap and subsequent shortage of talent. Then, coronavirus quickly swept across the globe and industries… Read more »

What is a Bid Bond?

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What is a bid bond? A bid bond guarantees compensation to the owner should the subcontractor fail to perform the work at the original bid price. Why does the owner need a guarantee for performance and price? Every project has a budget and a timeline. Most owners have other stakeholders in the project to whom… Read more »

Webinar Recap: The Future of Manufacturing

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Manufacturing business owners want to grow and thrive like any business owner, no matter what the future brings. The COVID-19 global pandemic has made that a truly legendary feat. Supply chain disruptions, operational shifts, and financial consequences are all pressing down on you, making your goals seem insurmountable. They are not. The truth is manufacturing… Read more »

The Real MF’ers Episode 1: Part 2: Charles Covey

In THE REAL MF’ERS, Mobilization Funding CEO Scott Peper sits down with leaders from construction, manufacturing, and related service providers to see how they built their business, what they are doing differently, and why it works. This is part 2 of our first episode. Scott interviews Founder and President of Alphapex, Charles Covey. They talk about… Read more »

The Real MF’ers Episode 1: Charles Covey

Leading a successful construction or manufacturing business can be tough. To survive, sometimes you have to be a real MF’er. We get it — we’re real MF’ers, too. MF’ers do what’s right, pay it forward, lead through action, and get the job done. Wait … what did YOU think we meant by MF’ers? 😉 In… Read more »