Procurement Budget

5 Reasons You Need a Procurement Budget and Tips for Making One

Procurement Budget: Budgeting, while many times painful, is among the most important aspects of an organization(1). In the past, the procurement department was not included in the budget-making process. It was not represented in organization-wide budget meetings. The role of procurement in budgeting was relegated to direct acquisition. However, currently, things are changing, and procurement…

Red Flags of Procurement Fraud

QAD Midwest Users Group (MWUG) Featured Article: Beating Fraudsters at Their Game

Beating Fraudsters at Their Game: Insights on How Procurement Solutions Help to Curb Fraud (Published May 30th, 2019: MWUG Spring Newsletter) Fraud cases are on the rise. Today, many businesses fall prey to fraudsters, thanks to technological loopholes. Fraud has adverse effects on an enterprise regardless of the size. Among the main outcomes of fraud…

Supplier Reconciliation

The Advantages of Seamless Integration to Your ERP System with an AP Automation Solution

ERP systems play a vital role in the enhancement of a business’s back office functions related to technology, human resources, marketing, manufacturing, finances, and much more. Many companies are realizing that the functionality of these processes can be further enriched by integrating their ERP software with automated (processes and systems largely operated by technology) solutions…

Vendor Relationships

7 Tips for Establishing Great Supplier Relationships

Many businesses strive to maintain good relationships with customers, however unfortunately forget their supplier relationships. They neglect suppliers and do not bother to establish good relations with them. Suppliers are a fundamental part of your enterprise that you should not overlook. Developing a great supplier relationship is a crucial part of business survival and success.…

Approval Routing

How Dynamic Approval Routing Significantly Improves Procurement Processes

Upgrading procurement departments with innovative cloud solutions is a growing trend among modern enterprises; streamlining the approval process for procurement-related documents is a big reason why. In an effort to explain, let’s examine how dynamic approval routing significantly improves procurement processes.   P2P Software Market Growth Gartner shares some interesting details: The procure-to-pay suite market…

How Technology Makes Building and Improving Supplier Relationships Simple

Technology has always been a part of building and improving supplier relationships with B2B partnerships; from the telephone to the fax machine, technology has helped businesses facilitate P2P processes and communications. This is still true today, yet the difference is the level of technology being used.   In particular, the rapid advances with online technology…

Procure

3 Ways Digital Procurement Solutions Expand Market Reach

Expanding you market reach with Digital Procurement While most modern B2B businesses are focusing on using digital technology to automate production, distribution, and client management processes, their procurement processes often remain stuck in analog mode. The immediate benefits of digitizing P2P processes, or digital procurement, may be harder to quantify than upgrading an assembly line…