This ebook introduces the four essential steps an organization will need to consider before automating its invoice processing. It also reveals some of the real-life business benefits that a carefully planned accounts payable (AP) process transformation has delivered to Basware customers around the world.
The four essential steps are:
1. Audit your current process, set the goals for improvement and start the transformation
2. Selection process: Consider only solutions that support the entire P2P process
3. Aim at a fully electronic AP process and understand invoice automation and invoice to order matching
4. Make a plan to shift to electronic supplier collaboration
We hope that this book will lead to vivid discussions within finance departments, and encourage them to embrace the comprehensive purchase to pay vision when considering automating their AP processes.
“The increased visibility and efficiency that invoice automation provides has made it an attractive solution not only for group countries with high labor costs, but also for those where labor costs are low, such as China and Egypt.” Pether Jonsson, Group Vice President, ABB