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Best-in-Class Accounts Payable

The annual Ardent Partners State of ePayables report has been tracking best-in-class accounts payable performance and comparing it to the general market for years. Not surprisingly, best-in-class continues to improve each year, with cost per invoice decreasing and the amount […]

Self-Service Supplier Portal Increased Use

Many accounts payable departments consider themselves automated due to invoice scanning or an automated workflow. While these, and many other automation features, are great, they are not the highest or most effective form of automation. A self-service supplier portal allows […]

Automation in Manufacturing Accounts Payable

COVID-19 threw a wrench into the world of manufacturing. According to one study, “about 1.4 million U.S. manufacturing jobs were lost during the early days of the pandemic.” While this has greatly set back the industry as a whole, many […]

Automation in Restaurant Accounts Payable

Customers are becoming increasingly able to order anything online, including food, receive electronic receipts, and have anything and everything delivered directly to their door. They can make online reservations or stand in line at a kiosk to order without ever […]

Automation for Airline Accounts Payable

COVID-19 has had a devastating effect on America’s economy and social activity – and airlines took one of the hardest hits. This past year has seen a decline of more than 1 billion passengers, or 64.6% of global airline traffic. […]

Level Up Your Automation

No matter what your invoicing solution is, there is always a way to level up your automation. Making the switch to level up your accounts payable automation can be a big decision, but the time, money, and frustration you save […]

Free Supplier Portal: The Best Way to Involve Suppliers

When considering an accounts payable automation solution, it is important to think about every party involved – and that includes the suppliers, or vendors. The greatest thing that your AP department can do to best serve your department and your […]

Onboarding Suppliers to a Supplier Portal

When people consider using a supplier portal in accounts payable automation, one of the most common responses is the belief that their suppliers would never agree to make the switch. While it’s true that onboarding suppliers to a supplier portal […]

5 Questions to Ask an AP Automation Solution Provider

No one wants to talk to a salesperson if they can avoid it, and when you can’t avoid it, you want to talk as little as possible. Salespeople aren’t bad people, we just don’t like being told what we do […]