PayStream Advisors’ 2015 Invoice Workflow Automation Report
Invoice workflow automation (IWA) is one of the most important components of an efficient back office. IWA solutions increase efficiency by filling in where manual procedures fall short, reducing processing times and lost or duplicate invoices. Download this report to read PayStream Advisors’ recent take on the IWA technology market and learn about usage trends and best practices.
PayStream Advisors’ 2015 Supplier Network Management Report
Organisations with international operations and complex supply chains are often challenged to effectively manage their suppliers. A survey by PayStream Advisors shows that poor supplier data management is the leading cause of weak supplier relationships among respondent organisations. Download this report to read PayStream Advisors’ assessment of the SNM landscape and the benefits offered by SNM solutions.
Sharpening Your Competitive Edge with B2B Managed Services
This white paper shows how B2B managed services can improve the capabilities of your business, and explores the issues you should consider when selecting a B2B managed services provider.
E-Invoicing / E-Billing: Entering a New Era
The use of E-Invoicing continues to grow as businesses respond to increasing customer demands, fast-evolving mandates, and an ongoing desire to improve supply chain operations. A significant cost savings is also a strong driver. Based on the latest report from Billentis, electronic and automated invoice processes can result in savings of 60-80% compared to traditional paper-based processing. Projects typically result in a payback period of six to eighteen months. Download this report for information to help your company achieve these results.
How B2B Integration Drives Superior Global Supply Chain Performance
Increased globalisation into markets like Mexico and Indonesia, combined with newer technologies such as cloud, mobile and big data, are driving transformation in the manufacturing supply chain. New global research by IDC Manufacturing Insights outlines the changing dynamics and provides recommendations.
Global Growing Pains: Tapping into B2B Integration Services to Overcome Global Expansion Challenges
Opportunities for expanding into new markets continue to increase for businesses of all sizes as technology for computing and communicating becomes more readily available. A recent survey by IDG Research explored the challenges and pain points companies face when growing globally. It also reviews the capabilities these companies are seeking in B2B integration partners. Download this report for a summary of key points to consider as you plan for growth beyond your borders.
How to benefit your ROI using e-signatures
Nearly all countries award “exceptional evidence” status to high-quality electronic signatures. In most countries, when an invoice is sealed and meets strict e-signature legal requirements, anyone challenging the integrity and authenticity of your invoices has to prove they are not real. This unique feature provides an unprecedented level of legal certainty: you don’t have to wait until the next tax audit to know if your e-invoicing investment is at risk because of legal discrepancies. Read more about how to benefit your ROI using e-signatures with this white paper from Trustweaver and OpenText GXS.
EDI: Workhorse of the Value Chain; A Closer Look at B2B Connectivity Benchmarks in the Extended Supply Chain
This independent B2B study from Supply Chain Insights is focused on global best practices of EDI and XML solutions in procurement, logistics and finance. “In this study, we find that when companies successfully use EDI, there are REAL and meaningful business results. For example, when companies can achieve hands-free orders, order-to-shipment cycles decrease by 50%, there is greater accuracy in fulfillment, and business relationships improve”.
White Paper: B2B Operational Intelligence – Improving Order Efficiency and Visibility
This white paper describes how “B2B Operational Intelligence” safeguards your supply chain against non-compliant B2B data in the order lifecycle, ensuring that your trading partners comply with your business requirements.
White Paper: Implementing Global Einvoicing With Legal Certainty
Find out how to achieve this without major IT involvement and on-going expertise in international law.
Stanford University Research Study: B2B Managed Services & B2B Integration
This independent research study by the Stanford Global Supply Chain Management Forum provides valuable insights on best practices in B2B programmes to help you evaluate their effectiveness and make better decisions. This study surveys the business drivers and use of B2B integration in companies of all sizes, across various industries around the globe.
Fieldworks Report – A Rush and a Push and the Land is Ours
This report by Fieldworks Connections examines the challenges companies are facing as they look to escape slow growth at home and adopt international expansion strategies. It features interviews with a number of leading retailers.
Quocirca: Maintaining the Chain
This report looks at the problems organisations face, the options available, and offers advice from Quocirca on how to implement an effective, integrated, B2B solution.
Understanding Your Total Cost of Ownership for Managing B2B Operations
Hobson & Company created this business case to help companies to quantify B2B outsourcing, including the capture of all direct and indirect costs.
Enhancing Customer-Centric Supply Chains
SCM World conducted this research study, one of the largest completed on B2B e-commerce, with 819 supply chain executives surveyed, on the complexities facing customer-centric supply chains. Read this to gain an understanding of the trends in customer-supplier relationships and supply chain technology.
How to Increase ERP Success with B2B integration
This study focuses on the tie between B2B e-commerce deployments and enterprise resource planning (ERP) system upgrades. It found that for companies with multi-million pound ERP deployments, delays due to lack of B2B planning and integration can cost them in excess of £30,000 a day.
Omnichannel Considerations for the Purchase Order Process
Now that consumers have information at their fingertips 24x7x365, they are more savvy and demanding, and companies need to engage with them via new and innovative means. Trading partnerships have to adapt to accommodate the evolving array of methods for responding to this high level of consumer connectivity.
Ensuring B2B and Supply Chain Continuity at Divestiture
There are numerous aspects of divestiture that can impact the success of the future operation and much depends on how integrated the various divisions are to the central organisation prior to separation. Companies with common integrated ERP’s and supply chains face greater challenges. In some cases, core IT or supply chain assets may be included in the divestiture, in others, the division is literally “cast adrift” and has to rapidly re-invent its basic operational functions.
Before you can begin using AS2, you need to make a number of decisions, in conjunction with your trading partners, about how you will conduct B2B e-commerce. This paper walks you through these decisions and shows how to get online with AS2 effectively.