Tuesday 12th December 2017,
Payables Place

Suppliers

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

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

Six Strategies to Expand Commercial Card Programs

Six Strategies to Expand Commercial Card Programs

Leading organizations know that in order to maintain market share and market relevance, they must find strong trading partners with shared or aligned interests and develop a coalition of willing forces who can leverage their collective strengths for mutual benefit. Strong communication, collaboration, and agility will be the defining characteristics of Best-in-Class supply chains in [...]

May 10, 2017 Andrew Bartolini Research, Solutions, Technology 0

The Value of Better, “Deeper” Remittance Information in ePayments

The Value of Better, “Deeper” Remittance Information in ePayments

Editor’s Note: Ardent Partners is excited to announce the launch of its 2015 “State of ePayables” market research survey, available here. All participants of this landmark research survey will receive a complimentary copy of the resulting research report in late May. (While the survey is comprehensive, participants can expect to spend only 15 minutes of their time answering the [...]

May 8, 2015 Ardent Partners Analyst Best Practices, Research 0

The Compliance Management Checklist, Part I

The Compliance Management Checklist, Part I

Welcome to the first article in a five-part series that will focus on how procurement, finance, and other professionals effectively build a “compliance management” checklist that addresses multiple avenues of spend management and the compliance ramifications behind strategic spend categories. The first four articles will highlight the dozen items that should be included in an [...]

October 15, 2014 Christopher Dwyer Best Practices, Process, Solutions 0

eInvoicing – Creating Value for Suppliers

eInvoicing – Creating Value for Suppliers

In the earlier post (The Rise of the B2B Network and B2B Payments) we talked about the increasing need for eInvoicing providers to create value for suppliers as well as buyers and today I’m going to explore that perspective a little further. You are invited to participate in our annual AP Market Research, click here [...]

February 4, 2014 Andrew Bartolini Solutions 1