BirchStreet Launches Supplier Services Programs
Newport Beach, CA. October 23, 2013 – BirchStreet Systems, Inc., a leader in procure-to-pay solutions for the hospitality industry, announced its new Supplier Services programs today. Suppliers are an integral part of the procure-to-pay process and a critical component to the daily success of any business operation that relies on ordering supplies, services or food. BirchStreet Supplier Services offers purchase order, catalog, invoice and mobile order entry automation and integration options for suppliers.
BirchStreet’s Supplier Services utilizes the existing core procure-to-pay platform and business model of on demand, cloud-based data to help customers and suppliers better communicate. Currently, thousands of hotels, healthcare facilities, country clubs, restaurants and other businesses in 52 countries use BirchStreet’s procure-to-pay solution to connect to 200,000 suppliers.
Creating efficiency, reducing costs, providing business intelligence and bottom line profitability will help the supply chain thrive. Supplier integration is the change agent that is bringing customers closer and keeping them. By automating and integrating back-end functions, buyer and supplier relationships will continue to grow, strengthen and profit.
With all of the Supplier Services, a dashboard controls and accesses the data, by-passing many previous manual steps. For PO Automation, suppliers can transmit PO data directly into their ordering system or ERP software. Catalog Automation allows seamless integration between suppliers and BirchStreet for real-time, accurate pricing and products with no manual data entry. With eInvoice Automation, suppliers can invoice and make payments, saving time, money and improving their cash flow. Finally, Mobile Order Entry Automation permits suppliers to take orders on-the-fly and instantly access catalogs, product lists and images, which can lead to increased sales and faster service. For some suppliers, being able to place and view orders on the road or visiting an account can be beneficial.
The Supplier Services programs eliminate manual data entry and simplify repetitive and time consuming processes. Insight, accurate pricing and online tracking speed up orders and payments with alerts and easy access. Whether suppliers use one service or all of them, Purchase Order, Catalog, eInvoice and Mobile Order Entry automation will offer suppliers all of these benefits. However, more importantly, it will lead to better customer service, customer relationships and profitability. An additional benefit and trend is that as business automate their business processes and eliminate paper, supplies and transportation costs, they become more environmentally friendly.
For more information on BirchStreet Supplier Services, visit birchstreetsystems.com/suppliers/supplier-services, contact us or call (949) 567-7000 x133.
About BirchStreet Systems
BirchStreet Systems powers hospitality and food and beverage enterprises with a comprehensive procure-to-pay business solution. As the global leading provider of spend management solutions in the hospitality industry, 15,500 enterprises in over 130 countries subscribe to BirchStreet to connect with a network of more than 450,000 suppliers.
Established in 2002, BirchStreet is privately held and is headquartered in Las Vegas, NV with offices in California, China, Singapore, India and the UK. For more information, please visit www.birchstreetsystems.com.