AP Automation

Learn what to expect from accounts payable automation, best practices, and tips for researching and evaluating solution providers.

How to Increase Your Dealership's ROI with Payment Automation

Everyone wants to save money– but organizations often overlook AP automation as a way to do just that. Leveraging automation empowers you to not only save costs, but earn rebates and reduce your payment fraud liability.

The State of ePayables in 2021

Join Corpay with special guest Ardent Partners for an exciting new webinar that presents the key findings of Ardent Partners’ 16th Annual "State of ePayables" report!

The Value of Embracing Payment Automation: Payment Automation ROI – A Real-World Example

Everyone wants to save money--but organizations often overlook AP automation as a way to do just that. Leveraging automation empowers you to not only save costs but earn rebates and reduce your payment fraud liability.

Distribution Strategy Group: Supercharge Your Procure-to-Pay and Order-to-Cash Cycles

Are you looking for a low-risk way to increase revenues and lower costs in weeks or months instead of years? Distribution Strategy Group is always on the lookout for technologies that are demonstrating rapid payback and a high return on investment.

How to Calculate the Real Benefits of ROI

Many professionals don’t take advantage of the ROI opportunities available to them. Here are seven ways in which payment automation supports time and money savings, and how payment automation companies can lend a hand in achieving these goals.

Strategies to Accelerate Digital Transformation in Automotive

This past year, automotive groups shifted many aspects of their sales floor by going digital. Dealer groups face several challenges in AP that are easily remedied by the right technology, from approvers at various locations to a centralized AP office buried in paper check payments.

Why Credit Cards Could Be the Next Big Opportunity in B2B Payments

With the advent of widespread remote work, businesses have made impressive leaps in eliminating checks and adopting electronic supplier payments. But as organizations adopt electronic payment processes, there’s another strategic opportunity for AP to consider: electronic credit card.

How To Make AP Treasury's Strategic Partner

Innovating organizations understand that accounts payable deserves a seat at the table with Treasury and other senior leaders in Finance. It’s no secret the Accounts Payable department is often seen as a cost center by Treasury. Treasurers are focused on minimizing cash risk and maximizing cash returns, and paying vendors is not top of mind. But what if instead of being seen as a drain on cash, Accounts Payable was a strategic tool to help organizations (and treasurers) manage their cashflow better?

How Remote Work Lends Itself to Reshaping the Back Office

s we close in on a year and a half of working from home, we can look back with some perspective and perhaps a little pride at how we've adapted and changed. During this time, many people and organizations have discovered that they're much more nimble, creative and resilient than they previously imagined.

B2B Payment Automation: Your Guide for Going Digital

Join Ardent Partners’ Vice President of Research, Bob Cohen, and Charlotte Jenkins, Director of Solutions Consulting at Nvoicepay for a powerful discussion on how to ensure a successful payment automation journey for your organization.

9 Things Companies Need to Know to Automate Supplier Payment

Digitizing supplier payments has long been on the roadmap at many corporations, but way down near the bottom. That all changed in 2020. COVID-19-related health and safety requirements and the mass-scale remote work changes demonstrated that check-writing processes are no longer sustainable and accelerated the move toward electronic payments. 

Does a Common Psychological Theory Speak to Businesses as Well?

Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs, a common psychological theory, describes basic needs that must be met before an individual is able to achieve self-actualization. It's possible a similar theory can be applied to business. But should automation be considered an end goal, or a basic necessity?

How to Make Your Dealership's Payments Work for You

Join Pam Cichoke, VP of Automotive Sales at Nvoicepay, and Tom Shaughness, NADA Academy Instructor, to find out how to change your frustrating paper-based payment process into a centralized, streamlined operation across all your locations.

Virtually Fraud-Proof: Why Now is the Time to Grow Your Virtual Card Program

As organizations work to improve their defenses against ACH fraud, they should also ramp up their use of virtual cards as much as possible. Supplier objections to fees have always acted as the barrier between the status quo and advanced payment options. The B2B payments landscape is changing, and in light of rising fraud, it may be worth revisiting those conversations with suppliers.

The Automation Imperative: 5 Ways Accounts Payable Must Adapt for Success

Join Ardent Partners’ Vice President of Research, Bob Cohen, and Maggie Schroeder, Senior Solutions Consultant at Nvoicepay for a powerful discussion on the significant changes to AP over the past 12 months, and how the function can best adapt and future-proof.

Fintech News & Views: Integrated Payments-Friends, Enemies & Co-opetition

Integrated B2B payment solutions—which work within ERPs and other business software—have been key to helping AP teams stay flexible during the remote work era. Subject-matter experts Don Banowetz and Byron Biggins detail how those solutions have also forged relationships in the business landscape.

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Safety First: How to Handle Supplier Banking Data

2020 was an eventful year for business payments. We saw expansive leaps in digitization, accompanied by new challenges, including the way they handle contemporary security concerns.

Fintech News & Views: Interview with Cambridge Global Payments President Mark Frey

Fintech in Focus talked to Mark Frey, President of Cambridge Global Payments, a FLEETCOR company. We explored the impact of cross-border payments and currency risk management within the COVID-era economy, and discussed topics like payment rails, fraud mitigation, APIs, and more.

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Case Study: Donley's

Donley's cut its check-related costs by 33% and sees a direct bottom-line benefit of $250,000 annually.

Is Automation Improving the Employee Experience?

Is it possible for automation to go too far—to render employees obsolete?