May 15-17, 2022 | Disney's Yacht and Beach Resort | Walt Disney World Resort®, FL

Get on Board! How AI and Robotics Help Automate Supplier Onboarding and Reduce Supplier Risk

30 Aug 2021
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Automation Case Studies
Tim Pidgeon

UPS Global Business Services

Akhilesh Agarwal

apexanalytix

Get on Board! How AI and Robotics Help Automate Supplier Onboarding and Reduce Supplier Risk

Session Sponsored by: Apexanalytix

Tim Pidgeon, Controller Coordinator Americas for UPS Global Business Services and Akhilesh Agarwal, SVP Global Business Partner Technology Solutions take us through UPS’ touchless solution for supplier discovery, registration, inquiry and dynamic discounting.  Hundreds of automated validations, extensive controls for fraud and bank account changes, and seamless integration with Oracle, Ariba and Tradeshift are some of the topics Tim and Akhilesh will cover.  Implemented prior to the pandemic, apexportal helped UPS suppliers with 24×7 automated access to information, dynamic discounting programs to help them with their cash management issues and kept the supply chain of this critical infrastructure logistics company so they could keep flying, driving and delivering with minimal disruption.   And with incidents and sophistication of fraud increasing daily, apexportal extensive fraud checks and advanced bank account validation and ownership capabilities helped foil opportunistic criminals.

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