Hi Ferdinand,


The reason we did the confirmation sheet is that our invoices were getting lost, since we did the confirmation sheet we have had no issues with Accounts /invoices. Please kindly continue the same process as it has worked for

EP monthly accruals for more than 5 years.

I understand you have short staff. You can allocate an associate to email Monica the confirmation sheet once a month ?

Appreciate your help in advance.

See example: Hi Ferdinand,

asked Jul 31 '12 at 01:17 yvette benjamin New member

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Yvette, you haven’t actually asked a question, but I’ll throw my two cents in about your letter to Ferdinand.  It seems that your accounting department is issuing a monthly report showing open invoices to each customer and you are asking the customer to look over it and send an email to confirm that it matches their records.  Is that correct?  If so, I wouldn’t push it by insisting that Ferdinand help you every month with your internal accounting issues.  He has a short staff, which means he probably wears a lot of hats.  He might not have another employee who assists with his bookkeeping duties and isn’t motivated to help you with yours.  When he finds another vendor who doesn’t insist on taking up his time, he’ll buy from them instead.  In order to keep this customer, you will probably be better off keeping a closer eye on collections if you think there will be a problem with “lost invoices.” 


I know this is advice for business, not grammar, but I have much more experience running a business than giving grammar advice.  You didn’t ask a grammar question, so I hope my answer helps you.

link comment answered Jul 31 '12 at 02:31 Patty T Grammarly Fellow

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