Dealing with this volume in a manual operation was causing several problems. Invoice processing was extremely paper intensive; a considerable amount of time and effort was spent data inputting, chasing paper invoices and filing. It was often difficult to locate invoices and the AP team would waste time contacting the business users to trace invoices. This resulted in a lack of efficiency and a lack of control over the process. There had also been an issue of making a number of duplicate payments.
An additional benefit of the solution is that IMS reduces the possibility of duplicates being paid, the system includes validation that picks up possible duplicates and alerts the AP team. This will reduce the estimated Â£80ꯠ per year that was previously being spent on duplicate invoices. Summary of key benefits : Increased control _ Increased efficiency _ Reduction in AP headcount by 4 people _ Elimination of manual data entry _ Reduction in lost invoices _ Elimination of duplicate invoices _ Reduction in time spent locating and chasing invoices.
All you have to do is enter the appropriate details such as the customer name and address and order details, and you will be prompted by the online invoicing software to enter all the required and optional fields in a step by step manner. Costumer and product information can be stored online so that the data can be retrieved immediately when needed. Simply put, online invoicing is a much easier, less time_consuming way to keep track of your business cash flow and to maximize its earning potential!