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Use Your Membership To Identify Symptoms Of Distress

In the Credit & Finance department’s article “Detecting Distressed Businesses” we learn about various indicators of an impending negative event. Several of these symptoms, like slow pay or high employee turnover, can be monitored by members through weekly Credit Sheet reports, or daily postings within Blue Book Online Services at

Blue Book associates are available to help unravel information about trading partners: the Trading Assistance group can assist in disputes and collection troubles; the Rating team can help you understand reported rating changes; and Customer Service can assist in many ways from using our services to requesting a business report. Contact us anytime at 630-668-3500 or



Kathi Orlowski is senior project expediter at Blue Book Services, Inc.