Measuring the Effectiveness of Accounts Payable

Accounts payable is one department in any organization that should be relatively easy to measure for effectiveness. Factors such as rate of invoice turnover, number of invoices correctly processed and others can be expressed numerically with little trouble if the … Read More

Three Important Elements of a Successful AP Department

As competition is increasing every day in most business sectors, organizational leaders ask all their departments to start playing a more strategic role in both controlling costs and driving growth. And, of course, AP departments are no exception. But, the … Read More

Is Your AP Processing on Auto-Pilot Yet?

Let’s face it, the challenges that often plague AP departments are definitely not new, but as companies are reeling from the effects of the inefficiencies and sky-high costs of manual AP processing on their bottom line, they start to see … Read More

Increasing Quality Control in Accounts Payable

In today’s accounts payable department, concise financial reporting is crucial. A poorly reported accounts payable department can result in omitted liabilities, understated expenses, and a shortfall in supplies to the customer. Errors in manual reporting may result in fraudulent activity … Read More

How Smart Is Your AP Data?

Many of us in the 1980s were mesmerized by the “Knight Rider” television series that featured the “KITT Car”, an interactive Pontiac Trans Am with a human-sounding voice and operations that far exceeded the capability of a normal automobile. The … Read More

Choosing the Right AP Automation Solution

It’s easy to forget that no digital or electronic application becomes a success on its own; not even AP automation. While all of the promised benefits are perfectly possible, without the right kind of solution and a good working knowledge … Read More

Six Ways AP Automation can Impact an Organization

Managing an accounts payable department can prove to be quite demanding, but with the right tools it can be rewarding and profitable. Accounts payable is often looked upon as a subordinate department, expected to cut costs while increasing performance, visibility … Read More

AP Automation Workflow

AP workflow automation can turn Accounts Payable from a back-office burden into a front-office asset. This can take place by streamlining the invoice processing time from 30-to-45 days down to 1-to-5 days in order to capture discounts and reduce costs. … Read More

The Sports Car of AP Automation Solutions

Think about a sports car. Some may argue that a Fiat 500 is a sports car and technically that may be true. Although “sporty” it may be, I think a more accurate example of a true sports car would be … Read More

Imaging at iPayables

We understand that not all of your vendors will be willing to change their current process just because you adopted a game changing AP automation initiative. Even though submitting invoices electronically through the Vendor Portal would save them time and … Read More

AP Automation and the Healthcare Industry

AP Automation and the Healthcare Industry Organizations with large supply chains often find themselves awash in a sea of paper, often drowning potential discounts and making late payments because their accounts payable system hasn’t grown with the business. Healthcare organizations … Read More

Considering Accounts Payable Automation?

The Basic Framework AP automation can improve cash flow, increase customer satisfaction and company profitability. One of the first and most labor-intensive aspects of accounts payable, rests in the 60-70% percent of invoices that are received in the form of … Read More

Older Blogs on E-Invoicing and AP Automation 2010-2013

LOSING THE OPERATOR: HOW EIPP SOLUTIONS CHANGE THE FACE OF PAYABLES You know when you have an argument and it just sort of sits with you for a while?  Like a berry seed stuck in between your teeth?  I’m still stuck … Read More

Jump Starting Your AP Department in 2015 with AP Automation

I have noticed that most Accounts Payable groups like to start the year off with ideas and strategies that will help them in the coming year. Each of these departments are in different companies with differing sets of circumstances that … Read More

Speeding up the AP Process With Electronic Invoicing

For most of us, the internet has become an integral part of our everyday lives. We can either choose to utilize the numerous advantages it affords such as social media, online learning, e-commerce, information resources and good entertainment; or we … Read More