Sunday 19th November 2017,
Payables Place

Best Practices

Understanding Supply Chain Finance

Understanding Supply Chain Finance

Supply chain finance (“SCF”) is an advanced financial solution that accomplishes two primary goals: suppliers get paid more quickly but at a slight discount, and buyers preserve their days payable outstanding (“DPO”) and cash on hand. At its core, SCF is an early payment discount technique that uses third-party capital, typically from a financial institution [...]

October 4, 2017 Philip Bartolini Best Practices, Process 0

Fighting Fraud in the Worldwide Web of Deceit

Fighting Fraud in the Worldwide Web of Deceit

[Editor’s Note: Today’s article is a guest publication from Philip Flores Jr., Senior Vice President at BMO Harris Bank N.A. Ardent Partners is happy to review and feature guest publications from authors across the accounts payable and supply management industry. If you or someone you know would like to become a guest contributor, please contact [...]

September 18, 2017 Philip Bartolini Best Practices, Other, Process 0

How AP Can Help Optimize Working Capital

How AP Can Help Optimize Working Capital

AP’s ability to add value to the strategic objectives of the business is greatly enhanced through technology. Leveraging technology enables AP to process invoices and payments in a more efficient and accurate manner while exercising greater control in the outflow of cash. Automation also captures real-time invoice and payment data allowing for more accurate forecasting [...]

September 7, 2017 Philip Bartolini Best Practices, Process, Technology 0

ePayables Convergence Part IV: Conclusion

ePayables Convergence Part IV: Conclusion

Editor’s Note: Ardent Partners recently published our annual AP-themed report, The State of ePayables 2017: The Convergence of Cash, Suppliers, and Intelligence. Today’s article is the final installment of a four-part series focused on how the role of the Accounts Payable professional has changed over the last 15 years. If you would like to get the full [...]

August 22, 2017 Philip Bartolini Best Practices, Process, Research 0

ePayables Convergence Part III: Business Intelligence

ePayables Convergence Part III: Business Intelligence

Editor’s Note: Ardent Partners recently published our annual AP-themed report, The State of ePayables 2017: The Convergence of Cash, Suppliers, and Intelligence. Today’s article is part of a new four-part series focused on how the role of the Accounts Payable professional has changed over the last 15 years. If you would like to get the full report, it [...]

August 16, 2017 Andrew Bartolini Best Practices, Process, Research, Technology 0

ePayables Convergence Part II: Supplier Management

ePayables Convergence Part II: Supplier Management

Editor’s Note: Ardent Partners recently published our annual AP-themed report, The State of ePayables 2017: The Convergence of Cash, Suppliers, and Intelligence. Today’s article is part of a new four-part series focused on how the role of the Accounts Payable professional has changed over the last 15 years. If you would like to get the full report, it [...]

August 10, 2017 Andrew Bartolini Best Practices, Process, Research 0

ePayables Convergence Part I: Cash Management

ePayables Convergence Part I: Cash Management

Editor’s Note: Ardent Partners recently published our annual AP-themed report, The State of ePayables 2017: The Convergence of Cash, Suppliers, and Intelligence. Today’s article is part of new four-part series focused on how the role of the Accounts Payable professional has changed over the last 15 years. If you would like to get the full report, it is [...]

August 2, 2017 Andrew Bartolini Best Practices, Process, Research 0

The State of ePayables 2017: Collaboration is the Name of the Game

The State of ePayables 2017: Collaboration is the Name of the Game

Editor’s Note: Ardent Partners recently published our annual AP-themed report, The State of ePayables 2017: The Convergence of Cash, Suppliers, and Intelligence. Today’s article is part of an on-going series focused on the report’s key findings. If you would like to get the full report, it is available for download here (registration required). Historically, the Accounts Payable (“AP”) [...]

July 26, 2017 Andrew Bartolini Best Practices, Research 0

Featured Article: The State of Accounts Payable 2017 (New Video)

Featured Article: The State of Accounts Payable 2017 (New Video)

With today’s article, we are excited to announce the publication of Ardent Partners’ latest AP research report, “The State of ePayables 2017: The Convergence of Cash, Suppliers, and Cash”, which is available for download here. It is a must read for anyone working in procurement, accounts payable, p2P, and treasury. Over the next few weeks, [...]

July 13, 2017 Andrew Bartolini Best Practices, Research, Technology 0

The State of ePayables 2017: The Essential Elements for AP’s Future Success

The State of ePayables 2017: The Essential Elements for AP’s Future Success

Editor’s Note: Ardent Partners recently published our annual AP-themed report, The State of ePayables 2017: The Convergence of Cash, Suppliers, and Intelligence. Today’s article is part of an on-going series focused on the report’s key findings. If you would like to get the full report, it is available for download here (registration required). The Future of Accounts [...]

July 11, 2017 Andrew Bartolini Best Practices, Research, Technology 0