Today’s increasingly competitive global economy requires businesses to make decisions faster than ever. Businesses need instant insight into the status of their people and processes. But manual, paper-based processes undermine decision-making. Paper makes it difficult for businesses to make smart decisions about their operations and their working capital. Manual processes also are costly and inefficient, create headaches for front-line staff, introduce compliance and security risks, and stymie collaboration with trading partners.
Automating accounts payable (AP) and accounts receivable (AR) processes uniquely addresses the requirements for visibility and reporting, enabling businesses to:
- Reduce costs and improve cash management
- Empower worker effectiveness
- Enable business agility
- Support strategic planning
This white paper explains the three ways automation improves financial operations visibility and reporting, and details three companies benefiting from automation.