One consequence of the new world we find ourselves in is a necessary move to a more remote workforce.
While very few of us will miss 2020 and are happy with the arrival of 2021, certainly many challenges remain before us. At ICG we are optimistic about the weeks and months ahead and with the proper planning and preparation opportunity abounds. We see three major themes emerging for 2021 and beyond for financial back-office […]
Portal based tools that deliver tremendous value and reduce risk. Vendor self-service is becoming a very popular trend in procurement, accounts payable and finance because of the tremendous value it delivers. Very simply “vendor self-service” is the process by which vendor management activities are directed away from the buying company to the the vendor, or […]
From Procurement to Accounts Payable, a vendor portal provides an important platform for parties to communicate, collaborate, and transact 24×7 from anywhere in the world.
As budget season approaches it may be time for your organization to take a look at cloud hosted solutions for portal based procure-to-pay processes. In addition to cloud hosted AP Automation, there are a number of other processes that lend themselves to automation and vendor self-service via vendor portals or supplier portals. Join ICG for […]
Vendor portals (supplier portals) can be a powerful tool in enabling vendor self-service in your organization from your procurement and purchasing operations to the accounts payable department. By leveraging the flexibility of a supplier or vendor portal, companies can automate non-value add processes and let vendors collaborate with your organization on-line, 24×7 from anywhere in […]
Getting it right from the start will pay big dividends in both money saved and securing your supply chains with a strong vendor community!
More and more companies are tracking their companies “diverse” vendor population and reporting on purchase percentages and total spend dollars with these diverse vendors. In these current times many companies have redoubled their efforts, or started new initiatives, to insure their organizations have diversity within their vendor and supplier populations. For starters, it is important […]
For many organizations obtaining and sharing critical supplier information between different functional areas can be a frustrating task. Siloed organizational structures, disparate systems that don’t communicate with each other and differing business objective are factors that contribute to this situation. In fact, other key areas that have a stake in supplier relations such as supply […]
In this new social distancing world, push non-value add tasks back to your vendors. Vendor self-service is hardly a new concept, it has been gaining traction steadily, especially with larger companies. Using the many procure-to-pay tools and systems in the marketplace companies can reduce costs and gain efficiencies by pushing non-value add activities out to […]