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Customers Charging To Verify Your References And Certifications - What Do You Think?

So today's topic for me is the practice of clients charging annually to verify our references and insurance. We have customers that provide a portal to register as a vendor. Not an uncommon practice in this day and age. We provide several web pages of information and at the very end, there is a 150.00 fee to submit the "application".

This has become an all too common practice. I for...

**** ** ********* ** paying *** *** ********* of ********* ****** **** to ** *******.

******* ****** *** **** to *** *** *** man-hours ********* ** ******* the ********'* *** *********.

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*** *** **** ******* I **** **** ***** have * $*** ************** fee *** ** ** send *** *******.

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* **** *** **** way. *** ***** "***" structure ** ******* ** be *** ****. * had * ******** **** morning **** *** ** me. * *** * plethora ** ***** ***** year, ******* ****** *** or *****. * **** been ******* ** *** Admin ***, * ****** have. ** ** *** a ********* ** *** paid *** **** ****.

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* ***** **** ** the ***** ******!

********* ** *** ************ with *** ********, ***** just **** * $*** administrative/reference *** *** *** project, ********** ** ****'* the **** *** *** will ** **** **** with ****.

*********, ** *** ** ongoing ************, ****** ** into *** ******.

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**'* ****** ***** ***** you **** **** **** for *** ***** **** and **** **** **** to *** *** **** to ** **** ****** getting ****.

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**** ********* **** *** issues ***** * ********** that **** **** ***** was ********** ** ** unlicensed ** *** *** have *** ****** *********, creating ******* ********* ********. Their ********** *********** ****** didn't **** **** ** do *** ****** *** diligence. **, *** ********** may **** *** *** requirement **** *** ******** was ******, *** *** the ******* ** ********* lapse *** ********* ** do ******** **** *** customer.

***** *****-***** "****** **********" services **** ******* ** solve **** ******* *** have ****** **** *******. Contractors *** ******** ** pay ** ****** ************ fee, *** ****** ***** insurance, *********, *** ***** compliance ********* *** ********. In **** *****, *** are **** ******** ** submit **** ******** ******* the *******, *** *** a ***** "*********** ***" for *** *********.

*** *** ********* *** the **** *******, ** if *** **** **** of *********, *** *** need ** ******** **** lots ** ********* ********. At **** *****, * was ********** **** ** least ****.

* **** ***** ******** myself, *** **** **** customers, *** **** ** choice: *** ****** ****** or **** ***'* ** business **** ***. * have ******** * **** in ** ********* ****** that ** * ****** requires *** *** ** this **** ** ******* that **** **** *** all ********** *****, *** I **** *** ** enforce **** *** ****** the ***** ******.

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* ********** ***** ** the ****** ** ***** a ******* **** ****, they ****** *** *** it, ** **** ***** that ******* ** ** the *******. *** ** the ********, **** **** the ******** ** ** admin ***.

*** ******* *** **** be ** ***** *** are ********** **** **** to *** **** ***.

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** **** ** ** finance, **** ******* ** pretty ******. ** * previous *** *** ** their ********* **** **** kind ** ******* **********/******* portal **** ******** **** vendor ** *** ***** own ************ ** **. So, ** *** ******* wanted ** *** ****, they ****** ** *** a $*,***/** (****) ************ to **** ********** ******. Of ******, **** $*,*** just ***** ** ***** buried **** **** *** submitted ********.

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**** ***** ****** ** me **** * ** dealing **** * *********** customer, *** **** **** lots ** ****** **** payment

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**** ***** *** *** into **** ****** . I ***** ***** ** a ***** ******* *** can **** , **** parts, ***/*****/ ******* *** adds/ ***. ** *** a ******** **** ******** double *** ****** ********* coverage *** *** ****** was ** *******. ** turned *** ** ** well ***** **. * am ******** **** *** other **** ********* ** not **** ** **** with ****** ** *********** doing *** **** ***** so ***** *** **** of ***** *** ********* keeps **** **** ******* at **** **** * handfull ** ******* *** their *****.

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* ***'* **** * problem **** *** *******, just *** ********** **** for *** ******* ******** reises *** ***** ****. I'll **** ** ***** if *** ******** ******* us ** *** **. We ********* ****** ********* logistics ***** *** **** for **** **** ** stuff.

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********* **** ** **** have ** ****... **** it **** ** ******* back ** **** ** some *** ** *** bother ****** ****** ** it ****** * ******** costs? ****

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