Invoice Processing

Accounts payable operations are seeing their invoice volumes increase, signalling improvements in revenue, but they’re not celebrating just yet. That’s because they’re bogged down in manual, paper-based processes instead of taking full advantage of automation. Those are among the findings of the 2014 AP Automation Study by The Institute of Financial Operations, which surveys accounts payable professionals internationally every year about the use of the latest forms of technology. 

Bottomline Technologies, a provider of cloud-based payment, invoice and digital banking solutions, has opened a new regional head office in Pyrmont, Sydney to support Australia and New Zealand.

The Cotton On Group, Australia’s largest value fashion brand, has selected Xcellerate IT as the preferred solution provider to implement a best practice invoice automation solution within their Accounts Payable (AP) department.

Document process automation solutions provider Esker has announced that its cloud-based service, Esker on Demand, has processed over one billion pages. 


Let’s get straight to the point: A company’s success begins and ends with its customers. And one of the most important components of customer satisfaction is the effectiveness and efficiency of business document processing. Today more than ever, optimising business processes within the order-to-cash cycle is central to improving overall performance and gaining a competitive edge. 

The Ocean Freight Industry EIPP Standards Advisory Board (SAB), an independent organisation of ocean industry executives from around the world, has announced new standards guidelines in Electronic Invoice Presentment and Payment (EIPP). The new guidelines focus on key handling processes and required data elements for invoice and credit note presentment, in order to help the ocean freight industry enhance e-invoicing efficiency and automation in global shipping.

PSIGEN Software has launched v5.1, the latest version of its flagship document capture product, PSI:Capture, with enhancements to the EasyAP offering to simplify and accelerate the processing of accounting documents.

Solution provider Xcellerate IT has helped five Australian local government organisations migrate to an automated accounts payable platform in recent months, integrating the Kofax Capture platform with TechnologyOne Financials suite.

Kofax has announced a new release of Kofax AP Agility, a smart process application (SPA) built on the Kofax TotalAgility platform. This release adds best practice accounting processes and advanced analytics capabilities.

AP Smart has been chosen to streamline the purchase requisition, procurement and Accounts Payable processes at Fugro TSM and Fugro Survey, global subsea contractors servicing the oil and gas and marine industries with offices in Perth and Brisbane.