Before the COVID pandemic forced office shutdowns, processing invoices manually and cutting paper checks was a feasible, although inefficient and labor-intensive way to manage Accounts Payable. That all changed when it became difficult, and in some cases impossible, to head into the office.
Real estate companies of all sizes had no choice but to automate in order to process and pay hundreds or even thousands of invoices each month. Now, as remote work appears to be here to stay, Accounts Payable invoice automation is becoming an unsung hero.
Accounts Payable invoice automation allows high productivity, while saving time and money. Companies don’t need fully staffed teams – in headquarters or out-in-the-field – to process invoices, make purchases, and pay vendors. They can do it with far less manpower.
With these benefits in mind, if you are sitting on the fence about AP automation, here’s five reasons why you should take the next step immediately: