One of the key strengths of the automated invoice processing operation is the tight integration between their finance system and IMS. This is based on a transfer of Shared Reference Data that happens nightly that ensures each system contains the most up to date information e.g. PO numbers, GL codes and new vendors. The outcome of automation _ The new invoice processing solution has considerably automated the AP department, this is resulting in an increase in control over the process. At the end of each month, the ERP system produces an AP Log report that lists all the invoices that are with the business users. It is expected that the slicker and faster process will lead to a considerable reduction in the number of items on this log.
This company is one of the largest drinks companies in Europe, formed in April 2004. They are part of the largest wine company in the world and a leading producer and exporter of wine from the USA, Australia and New Zealand. The company has a strong portfolio of brands from the wine, cider, fortified wine, wine_style drinks and bottled water categories.