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Sarah Feurey | Blog Post | 24 May 2013
Segro, an international property solutions company automated their Purchase to Pay (P2P) process with both procurement and invoice automation, and are reaping the rewards.
Anna Bowsher | Blog Post | 1 March 2013
There has been much talk over the past year about how supply chain financing (SCF) can leverage your working capital. And on the face of it, in a low interest and risky economic climate, this might seem like a great way for cash-rich organisations to make the most of their money.
Sarah Feurey | Blog Post | 3 January 2013
The manual handling of invoice exceptions can be one of the main contributing factors to high operating costs on finance and accounts payables department.
Sarah Feurey | Blog Post | 24 December 2012
One of the biggest savings that can come from moving to a shared service model is the benefits that come from standardized processes. While itís a challenge to get people at local sites to adapt to new ways of working, the dividends can be huge. When functions are moved into shared service center, processes can be automated and streamlined, and there are enormous efficiency savings to be gained.
Sarah Feurey | Blog Post | 13 December 2012
Duplicate payments are unfortunately a common issue for many AP departments. How can you ensure you are doing what you can to prevent this drain on your business?
Sarah Feurey | Blog Post | 3 December 2012
Speaking to Procure-to-Pay professionals, Iíve been hearing about supplier risk management and how it impacts the purchasing process. Mostly they are concerned with ensuring their business-critical suppliers are financially sound. However in terms of the supply chain, shared services leaders should be concerned with the financial stability of critical suppliers, the risk of supply chain disruption, and the potential for bribery and corruption in the supply chain
Anna Bowsher | Blog Post | 28 November 2012
The theory behind the RAG approach is simple: by color coding an action or step in a process either red, amber or green, you can visually identify its status and trigger an appropriate and prompt response.
Sarah Feurey | Blog Post | 12 November 2012
At our recent summit for Leaders in Finance Shared Services, Deborah Moehlich Financial Systems and Shared Services at Fiserv gave us some excellent insight on how they managed change and, believe it or not, how they made change management fun!
Sarah Feurey | Blog Post | 3 October 2012
In the context of shared services, what is value? For different organisations, value can mean different things. For some, delivering value means achieving efficiency savings through automation and standardisation. For more advanced shared services itís ab
Susie West | Blog Post | 4 September 2012
This blog examines the qualities required for a perfect purchase to pay owner
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