Key 2013 AP Benchmarks and What Comes Next

We came across this great free paper from the Accounts Payable Network and Basware.


Receive your complimentary copy of the “Key 2013 AP Benchmarks and What Comes Next” special report and compare your AP operations to those of other AP departments.

Key 2013 AP Benchmarks and What Comes Next
Brought to you by The Accounts Payable Network and Basware

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As accounts payable departments look for ways to transition from cost center to profit center and C-suite resource, TAPN’s 2013 benchmark survey results revealed some of the ways they are doing it. This report, culled from the accumulation of TAPN’s 2013 survey results, can help you build a strategic case for implementing AP automation and best practices as a revenue-enhancing investment — offering solid peer-group data on everything from spend management to card rebates and captured discounts. The data in this report comes from four TAPN benchmark surveys published in 2013: Disbursements, State of Accounts Payable, AP Customer Service and Travel & Expense.

This information-packed report reveals:

  • Percentage of organizations using p-cards and ghost cards and the average annual user rebate
  • Percentage of invoices paid by check – how does it compare to five years ago?
  • AP departments top concern in AP today versus five years ago
  • Usage of early-payment discounts to improve cash-flow management
  • Percentage of those respondents that have automated various technologies
  • Percent of T&E cost savings attributed to automation
  • Percent of invoices received via traditional EDI
  • Emerging government regulations on advancing electronic payments
  • And much, much more!

This valuable report, available at no charge for a limited time, will showcase how state-of-the-art automation and best practices can transform AP from paper pushers to a strategic business partner that adds value to your organization. Get your copy today courtesy of Basware!

About Basware

Basware provides open, secure, cloud-based purchase-to-pay and e-invoicing solutions to organizations of all sizes, resulting in greater efficiencies in procurement, accounts payable and accounts receivable.

Companies across all industries, from small businesses to corporate giants use Basware solutions to drive sustainable cost savings, proactive insight to cash flows and improved buyer-supplier relationships. The Basware Commerce Network is founded on the principles of openness, where all types of organizations can collaborate and trade, making it the largest in the world. Today we connect millions of business users in 900,000 companies across over 100 countries.

Basware is the global leader in providing solutions for better buying, better selling and connected commerce. Find out how Basware boosts financial performance and profitability at

About The Accounts Payable Network

The Accounts Payable Network (TAPN) is the world’s leading resource for objective insights into virtually every area of accounts payable: productivity, performance, controls and compliance., (570) 567-1234.

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