Gartner Research

Using Travel Expense Management Applications for Non-Purchase-Order Invoice Processing

Published: 26 November 2008

ID: G00163349

Analyst(s): John Van Decker

Summary

Many travel expense management solutions can be used for non-PO invoices, providing a routing, approval and potential payment process for one-off invoices that otherwise often get lost in the shuffle.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview
  • How Are POs Used?
  • What Happens When There Is No PO?
  • What Does a TEM Solution Do?
  • Leveraging a TEM Solution for Non-PO Expenditures
  • Extending the Solution for More-General AP Automation
  • Solution Strengths/Opportunities
  • Potential Solution Concerns/Weaknesses
  • Bottom Line

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