Resource Center: AP/Finance

CPO – Is Your AP Dept. Making an Impact on Working Capital? Why Not?

Changing the standard payment terms in supplier contracts is one way that procurement departments are impacting working capital. It was a popular strategy in 2009-2010…

Ardent Partners – Why Business Networks Can (and Should) Be The Nexus of Procurement and A/P

This Ardent Partners report focuses on the role business networks play in streamlining the increasingly complex supply chains that companies now rely upon, enabling efficient…

Procurement Leaders Webinar – Powering Elevated Savings for Core and Tail Spend

Is both your core and tail spend under management?  
Forward thinking organizations are now driving the next evolution of eProcurement, not just seeking cost savings…

Spend Matters – Network Fees and Innovation: Are You Considering Supplier Opinions?

The Spend Matters team has observed that in technology and supplier connectivity/network selection, the majority of procurement and A/P organizations lack empathy (and total cost…

Stocking the Shelves: How Retailers Tackle P2P Challenges

Retailers have mature systems in place to manage the procure-to-pay process for merchandise purchases – typically referred to as direct materials. Electronic procurement systems, Electronic…

Procurement Leaders – Insight Series – Business Networks

Business Networks: Tightly Knitted
Modern business networks help to improve compliance, with a resulting benefit on the adherence to contract price and, therefore, costs. But…