The AP invoice automation blog

FridayMay 192017

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

In this blog post, we’ll share what successful AP organizations do differently than others to achieve top score efficiency and automation results.

ThursdayMar 232017

How to Harness the Power of the Cloud for Accounts Payable

If you’ve heard of AP Automation before, chances are you know just how many varieties of accounts payable software are out there. There are on premise systems, invoice scanning software, solutions for procure to pay, open source programs – and the list goes on.

ThursdayMar 162017

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.

MondayJan 302017

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. Continue reading for the ABCs of automated invoice processing.

TuesdayJan 102017

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.

MondayDec 052016

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.

WednesdayNov 302016

Infographic: The road to touchless AP invoice processing

The road to youchness AP Invoice processing

ThursdayNov 032016

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.

TuesdaySep 202016

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.

WednesdayJul 202016

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.

ThursdayJul 072016

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.

MondayMay 022016

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.

ThursdayApr 212016

#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 workflows for handling their invoice processing.

MondayApr 182016

The all-time worst AP horror stories

Paper still happens. Invoices stream in by mail, email…even fax. Each is received and sent off on its approval journey, which is typically impossible to track whether it goes to an office on the other side of the country or the department across the hall.

TuesdayApr 122016

How paper undermines the books

This winter, we surveyed MediusFlow clients across the US. We were surprised by how many mentioned the “paperless” motivation behind their AP automation initiative.

MondayApr 042016

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

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

MondayMar 212016

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.

TuesdayMar 012016

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?

ThursdayFeb 252016

Infographic: 7 ways paper is undermining the books

Manual, paper-based invoice processing could be working against you. Check out this infographic to learn how.

TuesdayFeb 162016

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.

MondayJan 252016

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?

WednesdayJan 062016

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.

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