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Accounts payable (AP) departments are among the most paper-burdened areas in business. We want to make sure you're aware of the benefits that automating your invoice and payments processes could have for your AP team and for your bottom-line.
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Optimizing AP and AR Playbook
This playbook draws on past studies and credible external sources to document out-of-date invoicing processes' business costs. The report also lays out digital alternatives for more efficient and effective AP, AR and payments operations.
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In a recent article, The Jacksonville Business Journal reported that the company, Medius, is entering the Jacksonville market after acquiring a fast-growing local business: OnPay Solutions.
FinTech Global reports that Medius, a provider of accounts payable (AP) automation solutions, has acquired OnPay Solutions, an invoice payments provider. Neal Anderson, president and CEO of OnPay Solutions comments: “OnPay Solutions is a payments-led solution that has built deep, enduring relationships with its clients over the last decade. We are delighted to be joining the Medius team and are excited about the opportunity it provides to scale our solution domestically and internationally, as well as the new AP automation opportunities it will create for our existing clients.”
Medius, a leading provider of accounts payable (AP) automation solutions, today announced the acquisition of OnPay Solutions, an invoice payments provider, for an undisclosed sum. The deal will enable Medius to integrate payment processing – AP automation’s ‘last mile’ – directly into its source-to-pay platform, enhancing its customers’ operational efficiency and strengthening their anomaly, fraud and risk detection capabilities. Founded in 2009 with a mission to improve the lives of accounting professionals globally, and lead by Neal Anderson and Juliet Negrete-Anderson, OnPay Solutions helps its clients streamline AP processes and lower costs by automating invoice payments. The company provides ‘no touch’ virtual card, ACH, check and wire payments for more than 400 customers ranging from mid-sized companies to some of the US's biggest enterprises and institutions.
According to a PYMNTS.com article, Spend management and eProcurement software company Medius has acquired invoice payments provider OnPay Solutions. “The deal will enable Medius to integrate payment processing — AP automation’s ‘last mile’ — directly into its source-to-pay platform, enhancing its customers’ operational efficiency and strengthening their anomaly, fraud and risk detection capabilities,” the Swedish company said in a news release emailed to PYMNTS.
Per Fintech & Finance News, by combining OnPay Solutions’ technology, its network of 360,000 vendors and 40 different banking integrations with its source-to-pay suite, the acquisition strengthens Medius’s ability to automate payment processing through its own platform as well as existing third-party payment partners including Nomentia, Transfermate and Corpay. It will deliver superior operational efficiency for clients by simplifying and streamlining the payments workflow, as well as improving anomaly, fraud and risk detection through true end-to-end visibility into the invoicing process.
Clients referred by OnPay Solutions will process their transactions through Tempus Online, a web-based FX and international payments platform. OnPay Solutions Vice President Robert West said, “We’re excited to broaden OnPay’s offering by enabling clients to process their international AP payments through Tempus Online.” West added, “Partnering with Tempus enables OnPay Solutions to attract new clients and to better serve existing clients.” Tempus Online, launched in 2008, provides spot, forward, market orders, beneficiary management, and reporting capabilities. Tempus Chief Strategy Officer Andrew Woelflein commented, “Tempus is excited to enter the AP automation software space with an innovator like OnPay Solutions. We look forward to supporting their clients’ FX payments.”
“We are always on the lookout for collaborative solutions that can help our clients operate more efficiently and with greater effectiveness,” said Jim Skubic, President of ProVantage Software, Inc. “To that end, we have found OnPay Solutions to fit that role perfectly, reducing both labor input and the cost envelope for several basic and repetitive AP functions.”
In a recent article published by CFO Tech Outlook, our COO and Founder, Julie Negrete-Anderson, dives into the future of supplier payments and accounts payable in a post-pandemic world. "Today, finance professionals need a paperless payment solution that allows them to continue to work from the office or a kitchen table. All eyes are going to be on AP automation for the next few years. It's going to be a race to see how quickly businesses can move away from their current paper-based processes. The magic mix - especially for large businesses - will be finding a way to convert their paper payments and invoices to digital ones without giving up control, changing current systems or approval processes and damaging their relationships with their suppliers."
Highstreet is spearheading change in businesses globally by helping their clients optimize their business through their Oracle ERP system. A leader in Oracle Applications, and an Oracle Platinum Services Partner, led by an executive team with over 25 years of experience, Highstreet is modernizing business process and software. Highstreet offers the full spectrum of services for Oracle Cloud ERP, HCM, CX, Student Management, Student Financial Planning, PeopleSoft, and Oracle eBusiness Solutions. As an authority in Public Sector, including State and Local government and Education, Highstreet has been the implementation partner for more than 70% of all Oracle Student Cloud implementation projects in the U.S. Highstreet also supports Healthcare, Commercial and Financial Services clients as well. With experience founded in industry best practices, Highstreet specializes in helping clients uncover new ways to utilize software to perform more efficiently – saving them time and money.
oAppsNET Group is an Oracle Partner that specializes in business transformation based on the Oracle applications platform. Their consulting team averages of 25+ years of hands-on experience and are well versed in the best business practices to apply to the Oracle ecosystem. The oAppsNET Group uses these skills to implement, maintain, upgrade, customize and integrate 3rd party applications like OnPay Solutions into the Oracle on-premise or cloud ecosystem. They're committed to establishing long-term relationships with their clients and partners by delivering high-value services and maximizing your return on investment in Oracle technology.
In a Nutshell: While certain departments within medium-to-large businesses have largely moved into the modern era, many accounts payable departments have struggled to keep up with evolving technology. OnPay Solutions helps these departments move into the digital age with its convenient solutions that make accounts payable processes faster, easier, and more cost-effective. The company’s virtual credit card solution also provides unparalleled security when it comes to transactions. The virtual cards are generated for a specific transaction and self-destruct once the transaction is complete.
CapX Consulting is an intelligence platform for business innovation. Through a unique approach to consulting and advisory, CapX Consulting enables clients to future-proof their businesses and more effectively adopt technology by providing them with a curated suite of recommended products and services, holistic optimization strategies, and workforce solutions that save money, increase efficiencies, and generate additional revenue streams. “We are thrilled to partner with OnPay [Solutions] and introduce our clients to the incredible benefits of accounts payable automation,” said Lindsay Tsumpes, Co-CEO of CapX. “Our focus is on finding great solutions that can help organizations free up time, optimize operations, and reallocate valuable resources. We were impressed that OnPay’s solutions provide all of these benefits and more without any capital expense, making it a highly accessible tool for a variety of businesses.”
OnPay Solutions has partnered with MetaViewer to expand its solutions suite to enable payments automation for future and existing clients. “This partnership brings together two powerful solutions to provide an automated, state-of-the-art procure-to-payment workflow,” said Nick Sprau, CEO and Chief Marketing Officer at Metafile Information Systems. “OnPay and MetaViewer together will help elevate accounts payable departments to become efficient, competitive and best-in-class, allowing enterprises to make more strategic business decisions and work more cohesively in today’s uncertain business landscape.”
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Use Cases & Industry Examples
When considering A/P Automation, it might be helpful to learn more about how other organizations overcome their challenges and use systems to streamline their operations.
Connor Sport Court International specializes in providing sport surfaces for virtually every type of athletic, park, school, arena or multi-use facility. With high-profile clients such as the NBA and NCAA, the company prides itself on being a market leader, including how it runs its internal processes. Recently, in an effort to make its accounts receivable (AR) department operate more efficiently, Connor implemented Esker’s automated Collections Management solution as well as cloud payment automation software via OnPay Solutions. The results have been transformational — not only for Connor’s business performance but for its employees, and customers around the world.
“Normally, I’d have to be there in person to sign checks with someone else doing the folding and stamping,” said Steve Morrison, Connor's Controller. “There are just so many potential problems within our chain of operation, so not having to be on-site the past few months has been a very big help. Making payments is no longer a concern. I log in to the portal, hit 'send' and off it goes. The solution pays for itself and more."
Our cloud solution accepts a payment file output from any software and takes care of the entire payment workflow delivering back the GL report in the requested format. Not only that, but our software enables the use of Virtual Card payments as a faster and more secure form accepted by a rapidly increasing percentage of vendors. Virtual Card payments, a cost-free payment form, have provided OnPay Solutions users over $10 million in cash rebates to date. OnPay Solutions saves businesses time and money, all while transforming AP departments from cost to profit centers overnight.
"Our partnership with OnPay has truly positioned Compeat to offer an automated AP solution to our restaurant customer base. Not only has the process been seamless, but leveraging the "graybox" design from OnPay has allowed us to maximize operational efficiency and maintain the proper control for our audits. Thanks to this integration, we have been able to deliver remarkable time and expense savings to our customers while simply making their jobs easier." - Clint Blaylock, VP of Payments, Compeat
Fast-Growing Texas city seeks to reduce costs in finance, and get more efficient payments and cash rebates for a new revenue stream.
One of the fastest growing cities in Texas, positioned on a growth curve that extends well into the 21st century has a centralized A/P department for the City’s 25 departments. All use the same SunGard accounting system, but for control, one central payment technology from OnPay Solutions has been employed for many years. The centralized department issued approximately 200 checks each week and it was time to make an upgrade to electronic payments.
“We have enjoyed high security and streamlined processes for issuing checks for the past years,” said the City Finance Manager, “and our City’s older accounting system is not capable of issuing another type of payment, but despite the system limitations, we as a City wanted to explore additional ways to reduce our costs. We elected the solution from OnPay Solutions that will actually help us turn our AP department into a profit center.”
Leading national healthcare insurance and service provider wanted more efficient payments with little impact on overburdened IT Department.
The Treasury Manager of a leading national health care insurance and service provider was seeking an Accounts Payable upgrade to include electronic payments as a means of reducing costs and creating a new revenue stream (source of profit) for the company. They researched outsourcing with the banks and the card processors but learned that doing this would require the existing payment files to be manipulated. That's a bad idea.
Today, this company is earning rebates on Virtual Card payments close to $80,000 annually and have reduced their costs by $28,000, making a total impact of $108,000 per year on the organization.
A third party logistic company experienced in moving people, business and products found a solution to “move” from issuing paper check payments to ePayment automation. They found a solution that generates additional revenue in return.
This $200M logistic business is a diversified, cooperative group of domestic and international service companies needed a solution to move them from issuing hundreds of checks each month out of each division to ePayment disbursements. They found a solution that works for domestic and international payments.
“Conservatively I would estimate the solution value to be about $150,000 annually, and we are working daily to grow that,” said the CFO.
Prominent manufacturer looks for alternative to the expensive and labor-intensive paper check payments and found a solution that also created a new revenue stream for the company.
A $7.5M manufacturer of conduit products for the electrical, telecommunications, utility, and sewer markets wanted a way to stop throwing money down the drain. They were spending more than $35,000 annually on issuing check payments — not to mention the hours of staff time spent on printing, stuffing and mailing these checks. They have a solution now that reduces costs and earns them cash back each month. It's better than they hoped it would be.
To date, the total annual impact to this company’s bottom line is over $75,000.
Leading restaurant operator of multiple franchises wanted to move from check payments to ePayments in order to reduce cost and generate cash. Finding an automation solution that would allow them to keep all of their local bank relationships was an important deciding factor.
A leading restaurant operator and the largest franchisee of 72 restaurants located in multiple cities in Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Michigan and Missouri has nearly tripled its number of restaurants through a combination of organic growth and acquisition. They needed a solution that would allow them to centralize financial operations but keep each of their local banks.
The total annual impact provided by OnPay Solutions in 2017 was greater than $130,000.
A leading health publisher and direct-to-consumer retailer of nutritional supplements runs their operation on a Top-Tier Business Solution / ERP System. This ERP product offers a complete suite of applications from CRM to Human Capital Management, from Sales to Service, from Enterprise Resource Planning to Financial Management. They’ve got it all.