Maintaining positive relationships with vendors is crucial for the smooth operation of your organization. A critical aspect of vendor relationships is how you handle inquiries about invoices and payments. Timely and effective communication ensures a smooth financial process and helps nurture trust and goodwill between your company and your suppliers. Vendors want an easy process … 8 Advantages of Self-Service Vendor Inquiry
The economy is complex. Economists and financial experts try to read and forecast it with complex models that work until they don’t. Something is always messing with the models, from the tech boom of the 1990s to the financial crisis of 2008. The pandemic brought another twist to challenge forecasters, its impact continuing to reverberate … The Challenge Ongoing: AP Staffing and Utilization
As the 2020 pandemic led to a sudden shift to remote work for many jobs, it begged the question of what would happen afterward. Whether remote workers return to full-time, in-office work is still sorting itself out. But so far, the answer for many now is no. Hybrid work situations, whereby workers split time between … The Challenge Ongoing: Workplace and Workers Since COVID
“The Operator is Extinct. Please go Online …” For more than a century, dialing 0 or 411 was the way for telephone customers to uncover the information that they needed. Telephone numbers, addresses, weather updates, bus schedules, sports scores, the time and date, election results and other information requests were only a call away. From … Should Supplier Inquiries Go the Way of the Telephone Operator?