Here’s an interesting article from Businessweek about the many woes small businesses are experiencing.  The article mentions the receivables exchange, but it should be noted that there are a variety of options should cash flow become tight.  The best thing to do is anticipate the need before it arises so you are prepared to handle it when the time comes.  Sure Payment Solutions can help businesses like this by setting up receivable purchases, small business loan alternatives and other funding services to improve cash flow.