Vendor Self Service Posts

Vendor Portals: Choices, Choices, Choices!

A vendor portal (or supplier portal) refers to a portal that allows vendors to access and provide the buying company with necessary information in the form of documents or data as well as access documents and data provided by the buying company related to the transactions between the two organizations.  Submitting invoices, tracking payments and […]

Read Full February 24, 2020

PO Dispatch & Update Can Help Insure On-Time Delivery

Cloud hosted and portal based PO Dispatch & Update solutions can help insure that your suppliers receive, acknowledge and respond to the purchase orders your company sends them. In many companies time is of the essence for suppliers to fulfill a purchase order by shipping or delivering the procured product or service in a timely […]

Read Full October 29, 2019

Vendor Packet

Back Office Word of the Week 10/21/19 A vendor packet is a collection of forms and documents that a buyer sends to a potential new vendor in order to start a relationship. The packet includes all the necessary information needed to set up a new vendor for payment and compliance. Vendor packets can be relatively […]

Read Full October 21, 2019

Vendor Self-service

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 […]

Read Full September 24, 2019

Vendor Portals – Back Office Word of the Week 5/27/19

VENDOR PORTALS A Vendor Portal (or a Supplier Portal as some people call it) is a web-based, vendor management solution that allows you to collaborate with your vendors in a secure, online environment. Among the functions a Vendor Portal can provide is to allow organizations to streamline the Vendor Onboarding process via vendor self-service as […]

Read Full May 28, 2019

Back-Office Word of the Week

VENDOR SELF SERVICE Vendor Self Service is a benefit of Vendor Portals and Supplier Portals. Vendor Self-Service Portals allow a vendor to provide and access information without intervention from the buying company. This data may be necessary for vendor onboarding, compliance or payment or may be the results of payment status or payment dispute inquiries. […]

Read Full April 4, 2019

Vendor Portals: Procurement to Payables

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 […]

Read Full October 3, 2017

Vendor Self-Service

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.  […]

Read Full June 19, 2017

It’s All About Vendor Self-Service

Vendor self-service is hardly a new concept, it has been discussed and gained some traction with actual applications and solutions available in the market place.  But why hasn’t full scale, full featured procure-to-pay vendor self-service taken off?  There are two main trends we can see that have kept adoption levels down: lack of comprehensive, portal […]

Read Full May 3, 2016