Blog


Thoughts on document scanning, document management, and office automation.

The Need for Speed: How to Move at Your Customer’s Pace

While the way to provide great customer service is easy to visualize, it’s not as simple in execution. So let’s take a look at some common struggles that affect customer service and how you can better equip your business to address them by increasing your office productivity – and without hiring a slew of additional staff.

Read more

Why Large Businesses Are Increasing Efficiency with Automation

As your business continues to be successful, with top-line growth steadily increasing along with staff numbers and a strong market presence, it’s likely you’re constantly looking for ways to improve your bottom line as well. It’s simple in theory; the more efficient your business is, the less you’re spending on things that don’t boost your profits.

Read more

How to Improve Business Efficiency and Run a Leaner Organization

It began as everything does: at the beginning. Your business was just a seed of an idea, taking root in your brain until one day it made it onto paper. From there you nurtured it and marketed it, and it blossomed into a living, breathing thing that pays the bills. Now that your business has matured, you’re finding that however exciting it is to be at the helm of a successful business, with every day comes a new and completely different challenge. Doesn’t your business almost seem to have a mind of its own sometimes?

Read more

Join Us November 4 for AIIM’s World Paper Free Day!

The Association for Information and Image Management (AIIM) has designated November 4, 2016 as World Paper Free Day! From 10 a.m. to 12 noon, they’ll be hosting a virtual meeting for the AIIM Community that will focus on working smarter, improving processes with automation and decreasing paper entry points. Community members will share tips and tricks for transforming their offices and companies into a paper-free environment.

Read more

What Can Outsourced Digital Mailrooms Do For Your Business?

Few moves better calibrate a company to the speed of modern business than transitioning to an outsourced, off-site digital mailroom. They eliminate bottlenecks and better utilize resources while making paper and electronic mail receipt and routing more efficient. Businesses using them through third-party digital mailroom partners put themselves in position to be more competitive and, ultimately, successful. Because of this, continuing to rely on an in-house, paper-based mailroom no longer makes much sense.

Read more

How An Outsourced Mailroom Speeds Up Your Invoice Processing

In today’s digital workplace, companies receive invoices by email at a higher rate than ever before. Even so, many still insist on printing out electronic invoices prior to processing them. Doing this defeats the purpose of email invoices in the first place, as bringing electronically-received invoices into the physical realm opens up firms to the same problems they face with paper: lost invoices, late payments, duplicate payments and a comprehensive lack of transparency and visibility into the accounts payable process.

Read more

Gain Invaluable Management Insight and Intelligence with AP Automation Software

Before making the move to an automated AP process, it’s important to consider how automation would change a company’s business practices. Things like payment schedules, reaction times and invoice processing costs will all be directly affected, but there’s more to it than that. Automation can also reveal a bevy of insights for managers and C-level executives that were never previously available. Once found, these new insights can influence strategic decisions going forward.

Read more
Categories

The Need for Speed: How to Move at Your Customer’s Pace

While the way to provide great customer service is easy to visualize, it’s not as simple in execution. So let’s take a look at some common struggles that affect customer service and how you can better equip your business to address them by increasing your office productivity – and without hiring a slew of additional staff.

Read more

As your business continues to be successful, with top-line growth steadily increasing along with staff numbers and a strong market presence, it’s likely you’re constantly looking for ways to improve your bottom line as well. It’s simple in theory; the more efficient your business is, the less you’re spending on things that don’t boost your profits.

It began as everything does: at the beginning. Your business was just a seed of an idea, taking root in your brain until one day it made it onto paper. From there you nurtured it and marketed it, and it blossomed into a living, breathing thing that pays the bills. Now that your business has matured, you’re finding that however exciting it is to be at the helm of a successful business, with every day comes a new and completely different challenge. Doesn’t your business almost seem to have a mind of its own sometimes?

The Association for Information and Image Management (AIIM) has designated November 4, 2016 as World Paper Free Day! From 10 a.m. to 12 noon, they’ll be hosting a virtual meeting for the AIIM Community that will focus on working smarter, improving processes with automation and decreasing paper entry points. Community members will share tips and tricks for transforming their offices and companies into a paper-free environment.

Few moves better calibrate a company to the speed of modern business than transitioning to an outsourced, off-site digital mailroom. They eliminate bottlenecks and better utilize resources while making paper and electronic mail receipt and routing more efficient. Businesses using them through third-party digital mailroom partners put themselves in position to be more competitive and, ultimately, successful. Because of this, continuing to rely on an in-house, paper-based mailroom no longer makes much sense.

In today’s digital workplace, companies receive invoices by email at a higher rate than ever before. Even so, many still insist on printing out electronic invoices prior to processing them. Doing this defeats the purpose of email invoices in the first place, as bringing electronically-received invoices into the physical realm opens up firms to the same problems they face with paper: lost invoices, late payments, duplicate payments and a comprehensive lack of transparency and visibility into the accounts payable process.

Before making the move to an automated AP process, it’s important to consider how automation would change a company’s business practices. Things like payment schedules, reaction times and invoice processing costs will all be directly affected, but there’s more to it than that. Automation can also reveal a bevy of insights for managers and C-level executives that were never previously available. Once found, these new insights can influence strategic decisions going forward.