Automation Saves Money


Automation is a huge part of why ePayables are attractive to businesses of all kinds. The more your can automate your processes, the more efficient they become and the more money you save in the long run. For anyone who deals with supply chain management, even tiny savings in both cash and time add up to very significant amounts. Anything that has to be done manually can and will get delayed. Inventory management is labor intensive if it’s not at least partially automated. And labor is by far more expensive than an automated system.

This is what makes ePayables attractive, but the solutions don’t always live up to expectations. What we’re seeing now, however, is an additional benefit of automation that is really making ePayables worthwhile. Data driven decision making is more and more valued. That means that if your business can use the data related to supply chain and logistics for your company, using ePayables and an automated system will give you valuable data at the same time as it increases efficiency.

Charlie Alsmiller

Throughout his career, Charlie Alsmiller has focused on customer problems in difficult industries such as Energy and Telecommunications. Prior to starting Appterra in 2005, Alsmiller was VP of Global Operations for Allegro Development, a leading provider of software for the energy sector. He has also served as president of OmniSpace Technologies, a leading SaaS provider that he founded in 1999. He spent over 10 years in the consulting world with Price Waterhouse and Deloitte Consulting, where he participated in a wide variety of projects for very high profile clients. Mr. Alsmiller holds a BBA from Baylor University in Management and Information Systems and a MBA from the University of Dallas in International Business. Specialties: Technology ventures, Enterprise Software, Contract Negotiation, International Operations, Private Equity, Product Management, Strategic Alliances, Software Implementation, Software Development

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