THE PATH TO TOUCHLESS INVOICE
PROCESSING AT BOURNS INC.
Bourns Inc. a global manufacturer of electronic components maximized its return on
investment in SAP® by optimizing its manual process to auto—post two-thirds of all invoices.
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Bourns found that with better AP
reporting the Receiving department
cared about lost discounts and the
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