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The average supplier invoice ties up 15 people on its journey across your company. Without efficient processes in place, this has the potential to significantly slow your workforce down and prolong the overall payment process. Yet, AP automation is changing the way businesses manage their invoices. No longer the preserve of large companies with lots of employees and complex approval workflows, even small businesses can experience big benefits from automated solutions that offer zero upfront costs, a speedy installation and low ongoing usage fees. Take a look at the top challenges your business is likely to face without streamlined processes in place and see how companies of all sizes can step off the supplier invoice merry-go-round. 

 
 
 

Is your AP process as efficient as you would like? This guide shows you the truth behind the AP process and demonstrates how automation can reduce errors, save time and help you become a partner to your business.

 
 
 

Employee expenses are expensive. Supplier invoices – inefficient. Here are 5 simple ways you can take control of your employee spend. 

 
 
 

This report contains survey results of companies across a variety of industries, as well as current market trends, in order to provide a comprehensive look into today’s IWA software sphere.

 
 

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Concur Risk Messaging: Because keeping all employees safe isn’t an option, it’s your duty.

 
 
 

Work is stressful enough without having to worry about where all your employees are located or what’s happening in their part of the world. Do you have an emergency communication plan that allows you to track every itinerary of every traveller on every trip even if it’s booked outside your managed travel programme? Our Risk Readiness Checklist covers 5 essential areas you need to consider to ensure you are best equipped for every eventuality

 
 

Case Studies (5)
 
“We wanted a single, self-serve, online travel booking tool” Martin Lonsdale, Strategy & Performance Manager, Vertex Vertex Data Science Ltd, a global leader in business process outsourcing (BPO) and customer management outsourcing (CMO), were existing users of Concur’s expense solution when they made the decision to deploy Travel with Expense and implement this integrated solution across their global enterprise.
 
 
 
When the London branch of one of Europe’s leading investment banks was looking for an automated solution, rather than continuing to use a previous manual system to manage the expense process, it chose Concur. The bank was looking for a solution that would help it shorten the time it takes to process claims, and over the years that our customer has been using Concur it has found it a flexible solution to enhance its expense management process with workflow, approval, reporting and audit.
 
 
 
Alfresco find an innovative way to get expenses done on the go with Concur for Mobile Alfresco Software was formed in 2005 and is the leading open source alternative for enterprise content management (ECM). It couples the innovation of open source with the stability of a true enterprise-class platform. The company recently decided to automate their expenses process and implemented Concur.
 
 
 
When Trumpf Ltd and Trumpf Medical Systems Ltd, UK subsidiaries of Trumpf GmbH & Co. KG; the sheet metal fabrication machinery and industrial lasers world leader, looked to replace their existing manual spread sheet based expense process they found with Concur an automated solution that was easy to implement and quick to get started on, taking just two weeks to go live.
 
 
 
When Takeda UK, a wholly owned subsidiary of Takeda – Japan’s largest pharmaceutical company – was looking to replace its current labour intensive travel and expense claim and invoice process, it saw Concur® as the perfect solution to “reduce costs, enforce travel policy, improve efficiency and provide total visibility”, according to Bill Walker, Takeda UK’s Finance & HR Director.
 
 
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Businesses expect greater insight and efficiency from their finance team. But handling supplier invoices can be tricky without the right processes in place. We asked 500 UK finance professionals to share their perspective with us in a survey by Vanson Bourne. What would you wish for? 

 
 
 

Today, what defines success in online invoice management is changing. In the not-too-distant past, a company which could electronically archive and retrieve invoices could consider its management of invoices a success. According to a recent survey of finance professionals by the Aberdeen Group, “From the Shadows to the Forefront: AP Automation and the Strategic Vision,” if a company’s invoice management process is set up for success, it stands to reap huge financial benefits: 3x more cash flow than their peers, a 38% decrease in Days Payable Outstanding, and 62% greater early payment savings. But what defines success today? Get all the key facts and figures from Aberdeen's study in this handy infographic.

 
 
 

A new report from PayStream Advisors reveals a big surprise: despite the steadily increasing use of electronic formats for invoice management, many companies have not truly automated their AP 
process from receipt to payment. See the infographic

 
 

Solution Sheet (11)
 
Having chosen Concur to automate your corporate travel booking and expense reporting needs, you appreciate the value Concur solutions provide to your organisation. To take full advantage of your Concur solution it is essential to review and tailor your use of the system to your requirements. Supporting your organisation’s unique needs, and ongoing changes, requires resources familiar with your Concur application, and that is where Service Administration can help.
 
 
 
Most financial systems fall short when it comes to providing actionable intelligence into an organization’s spending patterns. And many systems supply only raw data and require extensive resources to build and update reports. Concur prepares and updates your data daily. Along with a comprehensive array of standard reports addressing common business challenges, Concur provides powerful insights into all the information you need, when you need it.
 
 
 

The Concur AP automation solution helps accounts payable staff spend less time managing the transactional supplier invoice management process. With Concur, companies have a single spend management platform for managing travel, expense and invoice processing.

Take advantage of Concur’s Invoice Management and:

  • Review and gain approval of supplier invoices quickly and easily
  • Get a handle on the numbers. All of them
  • Eliminate paper piles and gain predictable cash flow
  • Grow your business without scaling staff
 
 
 
The Concur Trust Platform is founded on two key elements necessary in any business; good security and service management. Leveraging industry best practices, Concur operates a framework of audited processes and controls that help protect client information from unauthorised access and ensure Concur’s online services operate to meet customers’ demand. Concur’s best practice service management processes, high-granularity access control, audit logs, vulnerability management, security scanning and continuous monitoring deliver confidentiality, integrity and availability to clients.
 
 
 
As organisations implement Concur solutions, they sometimes have questions regarding how best to configure and leverage their solution to resolve multiple business objectives. Concur’s Consulting and Configuration Services address virtually any related configuration request.
 
 
Reports (2)
 

It's more important than ever for AP teams to help organisations streamline key internal processes and access spend data to support strategic decision making. This research paper explores the current state of supplier invoice procedures in the UK and the challenges facing a cross section of businesses. 

 
 
 

Read Gartner’s 2015 "Strategic Roadmap for Postmodern ERP" and learn how cloud-based solutions greatly enhance your ERP. The paper highlights what CIOs and ERP leaders should be considering as they think about the future of ERP solutions, learn about how: 

  • Single massive systems are no longer the foundation of sound ERP strategy 
  • Coexisting cloud and on-premise applications are the new norm for ERP environments 
  • To compete, organisations must become more functional, flexible and user-friendly 
  • Companies will struggle with multivendor, multidelivery and multienterprise customisations within their ERP