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Which to Implement First: Purchase Orders or Invoices?

Purchase order processing and supplier invoice automation are both available in OnePosting and I am often asked which should be implemented first. Personally I believe that invoice automation should be implemented before purchase order processing for reasons outlined below, but that is not a view universally shared by my colleagues in OnePosting.

It is also something that divides people that I meet. Some are adamant that purchase orders start the purchase to pay process and as a result, this is where automation should begin. I have to admit that a smaller number of people suggested that electronic invoicing should be first as it is easier to implement.

There are vary valid points on both sides of this argument that I am going to explore in this article and leave it to you to decide what is best for your specific circumstances.

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