Category: Accounts Payable

Accounts Payable Operations – AP Automation Implementation – Change Management

Senior management has agreed the company should implement an Accounts Payable Automation/Workflow system.  The key stakeholders have selected a project team and they are considering the products and providers available.  Excitement is in the air.  Automating the processes will save the Accounts Payable team a great deal of effort, will improve compliance to company business… Read More »

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Accounts Payable Operations – AP Workflow – Allocation of Freight and Taxes

An invoice is received from a vendor for goods or services supplied.  The invoice total also includes freight and taxes.  How does your Accounts Payable team address these costs? This can be one of the most significant obstacles when implementing an Accounts Payable Workflow tool. Although the provider of an automated AP Workflow tool can… Read More »

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Accounts Payable Operations AP Automation – Should it Lead to Downsizing?

One of the cost saving benefits an Accounts Payable Automation System provider will try to sell a Company is that Accounts Payable headcount can be reduced.  Be careful.  This topic can lead to a change management nightmare when implementing such a System.  Their knowledge of compliance, business and tax rules should be incorporated into the… Read More »

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The Digital Mailroom: Does your enterprise have the advantage?

Any organization today should consider implementing a digital mailroom when volumes of incoming email and paper mail start to burden the company with excessive document processing costs. Perhaps you’ve reached this point in your business but don’t know where to begin. Well, your current mailroom is the place to start the process of digital mailroom… Read More »

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Accounts Payable Operations – AP Workflow – Starting the Conversation with Potential Providers

Once a Company starts contacting Accounts Payable Workflow Providers, it enters the Potential Provider’s sales cycle. Listen carefully, ask detailed questions, and take notes. As expected, the Company will hear all the benefits of implementing that Provider’s AP Workflow System. A Company may walk away from such a conversation feeling like that system can process… Read More »

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