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Vendor Diversity Tracking & Compliance

July 25, 2018

More and more companies are tracking their companies “diverse” vendor population and reporting on purchase percentages and total spend dollars of these diverse vendors.  For starters, it is important that we define what we mean by diversity or diverse vendors.  Diverse vendors are a designation that is given to companies where a majority of its […]

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Analyzing Your Spend

May 29, 2018

One of the components of vendor management program that is often either overlooked, or over killed with a system that provides lots of complex data to help you “manage” your spend, is spend analysis.   For many companies the trick to managing their spend (their colleagues buying behavior) and their vendors performance is to simply look […]

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Food Industry Webinar

March 7, 2018

This webinar will focus on tools to help streamline and automate back-office processes for manufacturers, foodservice, distribution, retail, restraunant group and other organizations in food and related industries.  Due to the nature of this business, complex processes such as distributor finance, rebated, chargebacks, deductions and other labor intense functions can be very costly and time […]

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Cloud Solutions Are Not Created Equal

February 6, 2018

Cloud based solutions are very popular and becoming more so. Estimates are that companies will continue to drive double digit growth in adoption of cloud based solutions well into the future.  The benefits of cloud based solutions are well documented and fairly well established at this point.  Solutions like vendor portal, supplier portal, vendor onboarding, […]

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Expertise in Financial Back-office for Food Industry

January 29, 2018

Financial back offices in the food manufacturing, food distribution, food service and related industries are full of complexities due to their dynamic nature – pricing, costs, allowances, rebates, deductions and other information that needs to be up-to-date and accurate.  Some of this information can literally change hour to hour.  Operational and financial decision makers need […]

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Vendor Portals: Procurement to Payables

October 3, 2017

Vendor portals and supplier portals can be a powerful tool in enabling vendor self-service in your organization from your procurement and purchasing operations to  your accounts payable department.  By leveraging the flexibility of a supplier portal or vendor portal companies can automate non-value add processes and let vendors collaborate with your organization on-line, 24x7x365. Vendor […]

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Vendor Management Webinar

September 11, 2017

Vendor Portals: Procurement to Payables   Thursday, September 21st, 2pm ET/11am PT   Vendor self-service portals deliver significant returns for procurement, finance & AP. This webinar focuses on vendor portal tools including: vendor on-boarding & maintenance, PO/RFx dispatch & update, payment inquiry, and invoice submission (including PO flip). REGISTER and see how to reduce costs and […]

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ICG Quarterly Newsletter – 3rd QTR. 2017

July 28, 2017

Check out ICG’s 3rd quarter newsletter where you can access links to important solution information and registration to our upcoming webinar.  To subscribe to future ICG Newsletters and other important content please click the link below.  Click to view and subscribe!

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ICG Introduces New Licensing & Pricing Model

July 25, 2017

We wanted to take this opportunity to let you know about ICG’s exciting new pricing and license model.  First, all of our pricing will still be based on a “fixed fee” model where what we quote is what you pay… period!  What has changed is we have evolved our pricing model from module based pricing […]

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Vendor Self-Service

June 19, 2017

The activities, transactions, information sharing and collaboration required between the buying company and the vendor can be very manual and time consuming.  These tasks also reach across multiple departments such as risk management, accounts payable, legal, security, finance, procurement and many other.  Many of these tasks surround collecting and continually updating information from those vendors.  […]

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