e-procurement in Europe – common sense made compulsory – but will it work?

09 May 2012 Posted by Pete Loughlin in e-Procurement, P2P Europe, Purchase to Pay, Purchase to Pay Process

Finally the penny has dropped. Automating the purchasing process and controlling spend more closely by using modern technology reduces cost compared to following a manual or paper based process. This could save between 5% and 20% of procurement expenditure according to the EU commission. That…

Free supply chain finance white paper

04 May 2012 Posted by Pete Loughlin in Supply Chain Finance

Supply Chain Finance and Working Capital Management are important tools for any business and in 2012, there are compelling reasons why now is the time to adopt financial supply chain management tools in earnest and today we are delighted to make available a new white…

SciQuest offers a one-stop-shop for AP automation

01 May 2012 Posted by Pete Loughlin in AP Automation

SciQuest last week announced a new Accounts Payable offering as part of its “source-to-settle” solution suite. The new product features expanded functionality for automating accounts payable, “eliminating manual processes and providing powerful insight for finance and procurement staff.” I spoke to Max Leisten at Sciquest…