Making a Smooth Transition from Paper to Electronic Invoicing

For over 12 years I have worked with a plethora of customers, moving them from paper to an electronic invoicing process. Each customer is unique and often have very specific business processes and therefore, iPayables customizes the INVOICEWORKS platform to fulfill a customer’s … Read More

Balancing the Budget with Payables Automation

People talk about cost reduction in payables automation, electronic invoicing, cloud invoicing, Electronic Invoice Presentment and Payment (EIPP), but where do the savings really come from? I thought it relevant to show where real companies have reduced costs, to show what parts … Read More

Electronic Invoice – To Be or Not To Be

There are a lot of opinions about what constitutes an electronic invoice, including pontification on this blog about the distinction between “real” electronic invoices versus the pretenders – emailed invoices and imaged paper.  But, perhaps because of the advancing years, or maybe just … Read More


The great business mogul Henry Ford once said, “THE COMPETITOR TO BE FEARED IS ONE WHO NEVER WORRIES ABOUT YOU, BUT GOES ON MAKING HIS OWN BUSINESS BETTER ALL THE TIME.” As Mr. Ford stated, we typically don’t worry so … Read More


Since the early 1970’s businesses have used their own individual electronic systems to exchange invoice and purchase order information. These transactions have generally been in an ELECTRONIC DATA INTERCHANGE, or EDI, format.   THE US TRANSPORTATION DATA COORDINATING COMMITTEE AND EDI In … Read More

Centralized Control with Automated Efficiency

Client: America’s Largest Traditional Grocery Retailer Company Size: 338,000 Employees Challenged with a broad base of locations and employees, this company needed to reduce cost and delays associated with paper processing while maintaining centralized control. They had already utilized EDI … Read More

Keeping American Airlines Light – Conquering the Paper Mountain

American Airlines had done a great deal of work to reduce paper in their Accounts Payable department. In fact, 83% of invoices were delivered electronically via EDI. But the last 17% proved too difficult to convert to EDI. Among the … Read More

American Eagle Airlines’ Big Jump – Going From All Paper to All Electronic

American Eagle Airlines operates their Accounts Payable department separately from their sister company American Airlines. In fact, while American Airlines had converted 83% of paper invoices to EDI, American Eagle’s internal processes had made EDI more difficult and American Eagle … Read More

iPayables Clients Nominated for Best AP Department

Oct. 5, 2011 – Lake Forest, Calif. – Two iPayables clients have been nominated for the IOFM’s AP Expo 2011 “Accounts Payable Department of the Year”. “Our clients are innovative and care about the productivity and effectiveness of their payables departments.  We’re excited to see them recognized … Read More

iPayables Clients High on “Most Innovative” List

Sep. 20, 2011 – Lake Forest, Calif. – Take the top 15 most innovative companies (according to the “Information Week 500 Ranking” released last week) and two of them are using iPayables InvoiceWorks for accounts payable automation and electronic invoicing. The InformationWeek 500 ranking is different than some other … Read More

iPayables Introduces E-Invoice Archive and Reporting

Aug. 18, 2011 – Lake Forest, Calif. – Earlier this quarter, iPayables introduced a new online archive product geared specifically towards electronic invoices. The archive allows archive storage of electronic invoices beyond the timeframe associated with active processing of invoices. While the main reason … Read More

World’s Largest Restaurant Company Selects iPayables for AP Automation

Dec. 8, 2010 – Lake Forest, Calif. – The world’s largest restaurant company has selected iPayables InvoiceWorks, the ‘most effective’ e-invoicing and payables automation solution to handle invoice automation.  Utilizing iPayables advanced invoice capture, robust workflow and effective supplier services the company looks forward … Read More