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Saved 1500 hours of employee productivity in one month!

Processed over  90% of their largest invoices. 

1.5 million

invoices processed without human intervention - annualy. 

Freed up 73 hours per day which is

10FTE a month. 

The story

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The company

One of the largest automotive dealers in the UK who represents the world's most prestigious car manufacturers.

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The challenge

They were seeking to automate the processing of purchase invoices to deliver efficiencies in manual data entry. 

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The goal

The goal was to save hours of employee productivity daily from mundane manual data entry tasks by finance staff across their UK branch network. 

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What VP did

VP undertook a Benefits Realisation Assessment to define the project scope and assess the process complexity and it was identified to save productivity hours they needed to:

Automate AP invoice process. 

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Roll out to all their main dealer franchises, P&Ls and branches. 

Meeting

Manage documents and data. 

Data on a Touch Pad

Improve quality control. 

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The results

The dealer evaluated several options including those from their DMS provider and settled on our solution because:

It enabled them to create a shared business service, centralising and automating AP processing across all branches.

It was proven to go straight through to process over 90% of their largest and most complex supplier invoices.

A proof of concept proved the roll-out would be quick and efficient across all main dealer franchises, P&Ls and branches.

Our solution catered for nuanced sub-workflows for specific supplier invoice approvals that couldn’t be handled by other solutions.

Our solution came in substantially better value than the Dealer Management Systems (DMS) provider offering.

Saved 1500 hours of employee productivity in one month!

Processed over  90% of their largest invoices. 

1.5 million

invoices processed without human intervention - annualy. 

Freed up 73 hours per day which is

10FTE a month. 

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