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5 Innovative Ways Warehouses Can Save Time & Money

5 Innovative Ways Warehouses Can Save Time & Money


The way your warehouse is making vendor payments may be slowing your business down. There are opportunities to create operational efficiencies and to facilitate payments better and faster. Organizations across the country are adopting new electronic payables programs. Learn about five ways your warehouse can save time and resources with an electronic payables program. 

1) Uncover Operational Efficiencies ​

Use electronic payments for vendor payments.

  • Save time through automated payments
  • Perform perfect reconciliation through tools like ExactPay
  • Decrease procurement costs to save money

2) Throttle Down on Cash Discharge

Regulate the speed at which money leaves your business.

  • Selectively paying mature invoices
  • Negotiate payment terms and pay less for operating costs
  • Take advantage of float time and pay later for goods/services

3) Implement Payment Security

Prevent loss, theft and headaches down the road.​

  • Use virtual cards
  • Try a card randomizer vs. shuffler
  • Take advantage of payment integrity through tools like ExactPay

4) Leverage Smart Analytics

Understand where your money is going—knowledge is power.

  • Leverage annual spend to negotiate with vendors
  • Confirm payments and gain a clear understanding of when money goes out the door
  • Make smarter decisions to achieve a better business position

5) Increase Cash Flow

Earn rebates through your card provider.

  • Get rebates/rewards in place
  • Increase spend to maximize rebates/rewards
  • Use on-demand virtual cards to leverage additional cost centers

If your business is looking for ways to cut costs, consider using smart accounts payables tools to create operational efficiencies that result in savings.

Learn more about First American's ePayables program here.

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