AP Metrics that Matter in 2021

Necessity is the Mother of Automation


  • Gerard Cardillo, Executive Dir. Global Categories Procurement, Charles River Labs
  • Bob Cohen, Vice President of Research, Ardent Partners
  • Danny Thompson, SVP, Market & Product Strategy, apexanalytix


2020 was the turning point for virtual everything: work-from-home, remote learning, online socializing. Disruption drove automation from a “nice-to-have” to a “must-do,” in procure-to-pay. And not only for the largest companies, but into the mid-market as well.

Listen to Gerard Cardillo, procurement executive, innovator and thought leader, for his perspective on the findings from the new Ardent Partners research survey State of ePayables 2021. His company, Charles River Labs, is a rapidly growing $2.7 billion dollar global Clinical Research Organization supporting the pharmaceutical industry from early discovery through safety assessment and manufacturing on the front-lines of pandemic mitigation efforts.

Andrew Bartolini of Ardent Partners will cover the key findings of the new report and Gerard will explain how thought leadership in Accounts Payable affects downstream P2P processes. Danny Thompson will provide info on how apexanalytix clients are leveraging automation for supplier onboarding and risk management.

Watch the webinar to get details on the current accounts payable landscape and a sense of where you stand compared to industry leaders.