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FREE WEBINAR: Using Score Cards to Reduce Supply Chain Risk

Join Ted LaBadie of Experian along with Joe Flynn and Josh Morrison of Lavante in this webinar to see how you can leverage a dynamic scorecard and make better buying decisions, reduce costs, lower risks, increase controls, and build stronger supplier relationships. Enterprises of every size and across every corner of the globe are constantly searching [...]

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Top 10 Vendor Portal Software Benefits

Vendor Portal Benefits take many forms. Many people do not realize just how integrated a configurable a vendor portal will end up until they bring their team together and start to collect requirements. Also known as a Supplier Portal, they are web-based and genuine vendor management solutions that provide multiple benefits with an excellent opportunity to work and communicate with your vendors in a safe, secure, and an efficient online environment.

Processes & Controls Surrounding Supplier Data

Blog Series:  Lavante Guide to Optimizing Supplier Statement Auditing This is the second in a four part blog series by Lavante's Josh Morrison.  In this series Josh lends his insights from over twenty years of experience as a Procure-to-Pay expert.  Blog#2 –Processes & Controls Surrounding Supplier Data Accounts Payable Recovery Audit has been around for [...]

Lavante and Taulia – Best of Breed Technologies, Working Together

We are very proud today to announce our partnership with Taulia.  In a move that has been gaining momentum for quite some time, we have joined forces with the industry's leading provider of supplier financing solutions to create a joint offering that is truly greater than the sum of its parts.  By combining the vast [...]

Inaccurate Vendor Data Can Make Critical Corporate Initiatives Seem Foggy

Without current, accurate vendor data, a long list of corporate initiatives can be rendered unmanageable or even impossible to execute. From procure-to-pay, supplier diversity and tax compliance to strategic sourcing and social responsibility, vendor data touches multiple processes and can have a dramatic impact on priorities throughout an organization. Over the past few year, my [...]

Lavante Delivers a Strong SIM Offering to the Mid-Market

Great story from the Lavante newsroom today!  We announced the development and deployment of our Mid-Market SIM offering for general availability.  This is no small feat for our team as we have, to this point, invested so heavily into building a powerful enterprise application.  The new product is in production at several mid-market companies now [...]

Paystream Further Defines the Supplier Information Management (SIM) Market

As last year wrapped up we were fortunate to work with PayStream Advisors on research that they were doing to help further explore and define the Supplier Information Management (SIM) market.  The document they have produced, "The Power of Supplier Information Management Technology" explores the complex requirements of managing supplier data.  The paper serves as [...]

OFAC levies another HUGE penalty. Will you be next?

The Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) released information on October 20th about yet another violation of their sanctions program and the dollar amount is sure to raise some eyebrows. Crédit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank (CA-CIB) settled their civil liability for apparent violations of multiple sanctions programs.  For a number of years, dating back to [...]

Data Quality from the Front Lines

As the "Data Quality" conversation continues to gain more momentum, we are constantly on the lookout for research and other various bits of data that help to quantify the full scope of the problem.  Really... we need to know this!  "How much is bad data costing our organizations?"  We need to understand the scope of [...]

101 Best Practices for Accounts Payable – Book Review

Mary Schaeffer has just released her newest book covering all things AP. With this new book titled 101 Best Practices for Accounts Payable Mary keeps the tradition of providing great information and great value for the reader.