Summertime is a slower period in the collection industry. Between tight budgets, summer vacations, and the children home from school, everyone has a little less money to throw around than other times of the year. Perhaps that’s why, around the end of August, when the kids start getting ready for school again, many parents find […]

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The sixth annual Big Blue Dragon Boat Festival was held on Saturday, July 21, 2018, on the Black River along Copeland Park in La Crosse, Wisconsin. IC System’s branch office in La Crosse helped sponsor the event, which supports the Center for Breast Care and healthy lifestyles programming for youth at the Boys & Girls […]

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IC System is proud to announce that our company has been named one of the Top 150 Workplaces in Minnesota by the Star Tribune. A complete list of those selected is available at StarTribune.com/topworkplaces2018 and was published in the Star Tribune’s Top Workplaces special section on Sunday, June 24. Top Workplaces recognizes the most progressive companies in Minnesota based […]

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IC System is proud to announce that it has been awarded a five-year Multiple Award Schedule (MAS) with the General Services Administration (GSA) to provide debt collection services to the federal government and its various agencies. IC System’s contract is on the Professional Services Schedule (PSS), an indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (IDIQ) multiple award schedules. GSA serves government […]

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The Supplier Clearinghouse for the Utility Supplier Diversity Program of the California Public Utilities Commission has again certified IC System as a Women-Owned Business Enterprise (WBE). “I am pleased to announce that we have renewed our WBE certification, which is highly regarded by many of our clients and prospective clients,” said Barbara Erickson, Chairman of […]

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Volunteers from IC System and our charity group, ECHO (Employee Charitable Help Organization), volunteered for the 2018 Hot Chocolate Run 15k/5k on April 14. Runners started and finished in Boom Island Park in Minneapolis, and then afterward celebrated with some chocolate fondue and other goodies. Sponsored by Allstate, the proceeds for the charitable run were donated to the […]

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On Wednesday, March 21, the Vadnais Heights Economic Development Corporation (VHEDC) honored local business leaders and presented awards to several outstanding individuals for their excellence in business and their valuable contributions to the community. At the ceremony, the Rising Stars Award was presented to three emerging professionals in the Northeast Metro area. IC System, whose […]

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Throughout 2018, IC System will celebrate its 80th Anniversary. Ruth and Jack Erickson (picture below with the early IC System crew) founded IC System in 1938 on the guiding principle of giving their customers ethical, honest service. Eight decades and three generations of family ownership later, IC System is still devoted to our niche—being the […]

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Upon the publication of this blog, temperatures around IC System’s home office in St. Paul, Minnesota, have averaged anywhere from 0° to 10°— often dropping below zero when you factor wind chill. Perhaps that’s why IC System has a particular admiration for our employees who participated in the 2018 Polar Plunge. Getting bundled up just […]

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When the leaves start to change and the autumn season rolls around, that means it’s time for the Fall Fundraiser at IC System. Our company’s charitable group ECHO (Employee Charitable Help Organization) leads several days of games and events to gather employee donations for local charities and families in need. No other game or activity […]