TOPIC OF FOCUS: OUTSOURCING (BP0) TOPIC OF FOCUS: OUTSOURCING (BP0)

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HandsOn3 LLC announces agreement to acquire BPO firm BancTec

HandsOn3, a global buyout manager based in Santa Monica, Calif., announced that one of its affiliated funds has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Dallas-based business process outsourcing...

On the road: The latest in T&E expense technology

Business travelers and AP professionals might dream about a faster, easier way to submit expense reports, but integration into a seamless soup-to-nuts travel and expense management system is at least...

Sorting it out: Cutbacks at U.S. Postal Service continue to challenge AR and AP

The U.S. Postal Service has undergone some dramatic changes in the past couple of years, and accounts receivable departments are bracing for the delivery of additional adjustments that will affect the...

Study shows the bittersweet truth about outsourcing in AP, AR, and finance departments

Accounts payable and accounts receivable remain relatively untapped when it comes to business process outsourcing, a recent study by KPMG and Hfs Research shows. Only 23 percent of respondents...

Outsourcing some AP functions can improve performance and add value

As companies search for ways to improve overall performance and create added value, outsourcing non-core business processes such as low-value functions in the AP process is a perfect place to start.

Can outsourcing and offshoring go the distance? Study looks at future of both

Although outsourcing and offshoring are not universally applied approaches for handling financial operations functions, a small but significant percentage of companies use them, according to results...

Sometimes it pays to hire an outside debt collector

Economic growth may mean at least a modest rise in sales, but that can be accompanied by a bump in accounts receivable outstanding. Some companies are turning to outside help.

Study: Procurement teams don’t mind outsourcing — but only certain tasks

When it comes to outsourcing, procurement teams in large and midsize companies want to keep their supplier relationship work in-house but are open to "buying" high-level skills they don't necessarily...

What keeps your CFO awake at night?

CFOs have evolved from counting house foremen to cash cardiologists, keeping the lifeblood of the company flowing.

Measuring performance in AP: A new productivity index

The AP Productivity Index, announced in May, is the first tool of its kind to gauge ...

Outsourcing: It’s no longer a dirty word

Outsourcing in AP is growing at about 17 percent annually, with data capture and payment processing the most commonly outsourced functions.

When to outsource AR functions — and when not to

The decision whether to outsource AR functions is driven as much by the need to enhance competitiveness through gaining access to cutting-edge automation as by simple cost-cutting considerations.

New Billtrust website to help businesses unlock hidden value in the billing process

BillingWellness.com is an interactive resource designed to help finance professionals identify ways to cut costs, increase cash flow, and nurture customer relationships. The site provides...

Speed the Revenue Cycle with Automated EOB Processing

Processing EOBs is often a tedious manual process that delays the deposit of funds, but software solutions enable many providers to automatically capture critical data and match it to the payment.

Essential Elements when Outsourcing Document Imaging and AP Executive Summa

Outsourcing is nothing less than a basic redefinition of the corporation around core competencies and long-term outside relationships. These core competencies and outside relationships are chosen to...

Essential Elements when Outsourcing Document Imaging and AP

Outsourcing is nothing less than a basic redefinition of the corporation around core competencies and long-term outside relationships. These core competencies and outside relationships are chosen to...