Skip Tracing

Workflow Template

Skip Tracing

This workflow template illustrates the research and verification of debtor contact information and whereabouts for collections purposes. Purchase and download this template in PDF, Visio and PowerPoint formats, and customize it to fit your organization, or use it to better understand the Skip Tracing process.

Related KPIs : Percentage of Accounts in Collections with Missing or Incomplete Data, Percentage of Accounts Requiring Skiptracing, Collections Connect Rate (Late Stage)

What is Skip Tracing?

Skip tracing is a process that involves the research and verification of debtor contact information and whereabouts for debt collections purposes. This process includes bad account information identification (accounts needing skip tracing are usually flagged by collectors), contact information research (for accounts with bad phone numbers, addresses, etc.), database updates and subsequent collection attempts (after valid account information is identified). Skip tracers, at times, may perform door to door investigations (interviewing neighbors, family members, etc.) to find the necessary contact information for delinquent accounts flagged by collectors.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Q: How do you create your Workflow Templates?

A: From real-world consulting engagements with Fortune 500 leaders. We’ve spent 25 years analyzing operations at hundreds of leading companies worldwide, documenting thousands of business processes at precise levels of detail. We’ve anonymized this data—drawn from millions of dollars’ worth of consulting assignments—and have made it available to you in easy-to-use templates at affordable OpsDog prices.

Q: What can a Workflow Template do for me?

A: Boost productivity, efficiency, and service levels! Broken business processes—marked by manual workarounds, downtime, and errors—are all too common. Many businesses write off this waste as “the cost of doing business.” But you know better than that! Simply select the OpsDog Workflow Template that best fits your situation, tweak it to your liking, and then use it to train employees, identify process improvements, inform an IT project, or re-design a workflow. That’s a lot of power in your hands, cheap!

Q: What’s in the box when I buy one?

A: Three handy versions, all in one zipped file. It’s yours to download immediately upon purchase, and includes your chosen Workflow Template in PDF format, plus Microsoft PowerPoint (which you can edit), and Visio (which you can also edit).

Q: Your download-able templates look great. But I need something custom. Can you help?

A: Heck yes. Our analysts would be happy to provide you with a more detailed Workflow Template than what we offer for instant download. We can also develop an entirely new, customized Workflow Template to fit your business; we specialize in this stuff and would love to help you! Simply email us ( or call us at 866.650.2888 and one of our friendly professionals will be happy to answer all your questions.

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