Purchase to Pay Process

MasterCard and Basware announce new partnership

Posted by Pete Loughlin in AP Automation, Purchase to Pay, Purchase to Pay Process, Supplier Networks, Supply Chain, Supply Chain Finance, Working Capital Management

On the back of the extraordinary announcements over recent weeks , MasterCard and Basware have just declared another supply chain finance deal. It’s a big deal and it’s another sign if we needed it that products and services providing working capital support to business is…

The best solutions are those that solve a problem you never thought you had

Posted by Pete Loughlin in AP Automation, Cloud Computing, e-invoicing, Electronic Invoicing, Financial Supply Chain Management, Purchase to Pay Process, Purchasing Card, Supply Chain Finance

Sometimes, great ideas just never take off because some prerequisite solution to a problem hasn’t been solved. E-procurement was a great idea in the 1990’s but until the internet was ubiquitous and trusted, it was slow to take off. Looking back, the trust and ubiquity…

Fundamentally, why would you implement e-procurement?

Posted by Pete Loughlin in e-Procurement, e-Procurement Software, Procurement Best Practices, Procurement Process, Procurement Software, Purchase to Pay, Purchase to Pay Process, Purchasing Process, Spend Analysis

There are lots of reasons to do e-procurement but most of the stated reasons are not the real reason at all. Indeed, most of the reasons stated for implementing e-procurement are impossible to deliver. But there is one very good reason to implement e-procurement and…