The ProZ.com Blue Board has been an important risk management tool for language service providers since 2001. It provides language professionals a place to give feedback on the likelihood of working again with an outsourcer.
Most entries highlight positive relationships. ProZ.com is a place where companies and language service providers meet and engage in good-faith transactions.
It is also a place to report negatively when payment has not been received. Cases of non-payment are taken seriously at ProZ.com.
When non-payment reports are made, outsourcers now see a link to ProZ*Pay where a payment may be made immediately.