The AP invoice automation blog

Our team consist of the true AP invoice automation experts. Check out our blog posts below to benefit from the expertise, experience and best practices gained from helping companies around the world automate and optimize their AP processes.

mei 08 - 2017 Daniel Saraste - AP invoice automation, Best practice

Top 3 Tips from Best-in-Class Accounts Payable Organizations

In this blog post, we’ll share three accounts payable best practices based on what successful AP organizations do differently than others to achieve top score efficiency and automation results.

maart 16 - 2017 Dmitri Krasik - Best practice, Real life stories

Reclaim Control of Your Non-Merch Spend - Top 3 Strategies

I’ve worked with leading retailers like Cineplex, Marc Jacobs and Polaris and in this blog post I share my key learnings of how they’ve managed to reclaim control of their non-merch spend and ensure their business stays competitive.

januari 30 - 2017 Rich Revill - AP invoice automation, Paperless AP

The ABCs of automated invoice processing

If you are new to automated invoice processing and struggling to navigate through the accounts payable terminology jungle with terms like “AP automation”, “touchless AP processing”, “matching ratio” and “e-invoicing” – here’s a blog post to help you get back on course.

januari 09 - 2017 Mattias Johansson - AP invoice automation, Best practice

Achieve your New Year’s resolutions with more efficient invoice processing

It’s that time of year again. We all want to start fresh, eat healthier, exercise more and spend more time with the family… The key is to focus on the one New Year’s resolution that can help you gain the time you need for all of the above: be more efficient at work.

december 05 - 2016 Dmitri Krasik - Real life stories

Marc Jacobs’ latest miracle: AP invoice automation

Retail innovator Marc Jacobs automated their accounts payable process in just 1 month – transforming a paper-based invoice process of 40-60 days to an automated lead time of 11 days.

november 30 - 2016 Niclas Lilja - Invoice matching

Infographic: The road to touchless AP invoice processing

With true invoice matching you can achieve fully automated and touchless invoice processing. Check out this infographic to learn how to navigate the roadbumps on your way there.

november 02 - 2016 Anders Fohlin - AP invoice automation

What Your CFO Needs to Know About Modern AP Invoice Automation

There are 5 important things your CFO needs to know about modern AP invoice automation. They address the issues that won’t go away and represent opportunities that shouldn’t be missed.

september 19 - 2016 Daniel Saraste - AP invoice automation, Best practice

Benchmark your way to invoice processing excellence

Read this blog post for a step-by-step guide on how to speed up your accounts payable process using KPIs and relevant benchmarks.

juli 19 - 2016 Dmitri Krasik - Best practice, AP invoice automation, Paperless AP

AP automation success story: from blind-sided to heroes

It’s not every day that a support department, like accounts payable, gets super-hero status. This blog post is a success story of an AP team that did just that.

juli 07 - 2016 Niclas Lilja - Invoice matching, AP invoice automation

The real benefits of touchless invoice processing

Touchless invoice processing is not just about saving time and reducing manual work. It will also improve forecasting, cost analysis and discounts. Read blog post to get the scoop.

mei 01 - 2016 Björn Schlingmann - Invoice matching

3 lessons learned from automating AP invoice matching

During my 10 years’ working with companies of various sizes, industries and geographies helping them automate and optimize matching of vendor invoices, I’ve gained some really interesting experience in how to crack the nut of invoice matching.

april 21 - 2016 Leif Brandon - AP invoice automation

#1 trade show question: You can do that?

During the recent Microsoft Envision event it was clear that the majority of companies represented had not yet embraced automated workflow for handling their invoice processing.

april 18 - 2016 Dmitri Krasik - Paperless AP, Real life stories

The all-time worst AP horror stories

Paper still happens. Invoices stream in by mail, email…even fax. Continue reading for some terrifying true stories of paper-based AP workflows...

april 12 - 2016 Dmitri Krasik - Paperless AP

How paper undermines the books

A lot of companies talk about paperless AP workflows for efficiency gains. While that’s certainly a factor, we prefer to talk about paperless AP workflows being essential to strong financials.

april 04 - 2016 Niclas Lilja - Invoice matching

Automated invoice matching is far from a walk in the park - it’s a bumpy road you need to navigate… every day

Automating the matching of invoices, can get pretty tricky considering the different invoice formats, vendors, product codes, references, etc. But there are tools and tactics to help you on the way.

maart 20 - 2016 Daniel Saraste - Best practice, AP invoice automation

Do you know how your AP process is really doing?

How is your AP invoice process doing? Do you see symptoms of mysterious diseases but can’t get a diagnosis? Doctor’s advice: read this blog post for hands-on tips on how to do a simple health check of your current AP invoice process.

maart 01 - 2016 Richard Lindqvist - Best practice, AP invoice automation

Paying an invoice as late as possible might be a short-term minded and expensive strategy

Considering the real value of achieving the shortest possible lead time to getting a supplier invoice approved and ready for payment, is it really a business critical achievement with the cash flow theory in mind?

februari 15 - 2016 Daniel Saraste - Cloud

Add a piece of heaven to your AP invoice process – move to the cloud

The cloud is literally a piece of heaven for AP invoice automation system owners, whether you are based in IT or Finance organizations. Continue reading for the basics of what different types of cloud service can offer you and the top 3 reasons for moving your AP invoice processing to a cloud-based solution.

januari 25 - 2016 Rich Revill - AP invoice automation, Paperless AP

Stop the paper chase madness… and stop adding to it!

We regularly hear AP managers complain that their staff spend too much time copying, distributing, searching for and filing paper invoices instead of focusing on more valuable, relevant and rewarding activities. If you recognize this pain, there’s no need for embarrassment, you’re far from alone with this guilty practice. But you know there has to be a better way, right?

januari 06 - 2016 Dmitri Krasik - AP invoice automation, Real life stories

When modernizing AP is a priority

In most businesses accounts payable is a support function, without strategic importance. In this blog post we discuss when and why modernizing AP makes sense.