In the world of modern business, achieving efficiency and cost-effectiveness is crucial to success. However, a common problem that hinders this goal is defects within critical business processes. Among these, the accounts payable (AP) process stands out as a prime contributor to inefficiencies and financial losses. But what exactly fuels these defects? There are two primary sources:
1. Manual processes and handoffs.
2. Poorly designed processes with limited scope.
Understanding the AP process and the advantages of automation is crucial. This understanding goes beyond just the steps in the process; it includes how information is used, managing available funds, optimizing working capital, reducing risks, preventing fraud, and increasing overall business adaptability. Join us in this informative webinar as we uncover the surprising impacts that automation can have on the AP process.
In the rapidly evolving world of B2B payments, mastering effective expense management is essential for organizational success. This webinar delves into the far-reaching consequences of both ineffective and effective expense management in various critical areas, including scalable growth, optimized liquidity and working capital, strong relationship management, and comprehensive security and control measures. Join us as we explore the substantial costs and challenges that arise from inadequate expense management, and uncover proven strategies for implementing streamlined processes within modern accounts payable departments.
Breaking a budget is a ditch on one side of the road. This impacts overall financial performance and impairs accurate forecasting. Poor procurement processes contribute to this process. Adding compensating and manual controls (i.e., manual purchase orders) is used to control the spend, but it can act as a ditch on the other side of the road, as manual processes cost time, impair efficiency, and lead to errors. This session will cover the direct and cascading value (to performance, cashflow, quality, and cost) for organizations that deploy electronic purchase order processes.
What point of emphasis for payments should a corporate payment professional focus on in 2023? In this podcast, Anthony DeBellis, VP of Product Management at Mastercard, and Mark Penserini, VP of Partner Management at Corpay talk with Craig Jeffery and share their thoughts on payment security, access to cash, and virtual cards. Listen in to learn more.
The payments landscape has been evolving more rapidly of late. Handling these changes has been a significant challenge, but newer payment types have also brought new opportunities and benefits. This session will cover the experiences, expectations, and plans of payment and treasury professionals. Companies are adapting in order to better manage payments across a range of geographies and currencies. Meanwhile, the scope and scale of fraud has sped the rise of virtual cards. This session will expand on the results and implications of two payment-related surveys.