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Is Your A/P Department Operating at Its Full Potential?

Posted by Mike Paperalt on Jul 26, 2018 5:25:00 PM

Is Your A/P Department Operating at Its Full Potential? 

If your business is like most, your AP department is wasting time, money and ecological resources with processing paper invoices. You’ve probably heard about  the benefits of having a paperless accounts payable system, but with all the paper currently in AP, it seems downright impossible to go paperless.  Yet Accounting Process Improvement begins with paperless AP!

While switching to a paperless accounts payable process can be a challenge, those challenges can be mitigated by doing it right from the outset (and by using a knowledgeable vendor to help you make the switch). Going paperless in the accounts payable department has advantages across the board (check out the infographic below).

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Topics: AP Department Solutions, Paperless Accounts Payable, Invoice Processing, A/P Automation

Manual Accounting Processes vs Automated

Posted by Mike Paperalt on May 9, 2018 5:28:20 PM

Manual Accounting Processes vs Automated

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Topics: A/P Automation

For A/P Efficiency, Move to Automation

Posted by Mike Paperalt on Mar 9, 2017 2:38:18 PM

For A/P Efficiency, Move to Automation

The Association of Information and Image Management (AIIM) has done research that showing that, of the people who responded to the survey, 74% have business improvement campaigns that would benefit from reducing paper in business processes.  But, there is a large variation in just what “reducing paper” means.  About 20% just scan and archive.  For them the goal is to eliminate paper after the process is done and ready to be filed. 

However, organizations that want to improve efficiency as well as eliminate paper, find that getting rid paper at the earliest possible point in the process really ramps up efficiency and significantly reduces costs.  Surprisingly, though companies are onboard with business improvement campaigns, desire greater process efficiency and acknowledge the need to reduce paper, nearly half have made less than 5% progress, and nearly 20% haven’t even started. 

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Topics: A/P Automation

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