ReadSoft, provider of software solutions for back office process automation, has partnered with Border Merchant Systems to offer cloud-based accounts payable automation to UK builders merchants.
Border’s CounterAct software is used by builders, plumbers, roofing and timber merchants throughout the UK and helps merchants effectively manage every aspect of their business.
CounterAct is highly customisable and has an extensive range of features built-in as standard, including point of sale trading, accounts, stock control, price book management, special customer terms, purchasing, quotations, CRM and delivery scheduling.
The new partnership enables Border’s customers to benefit from seamless integration of Cloud-based accounts payable functionality into the CounterAct software solution. By fully integrating ReadSoft Online into CounterAct, users have the option to bring their back office processes and automation online, transforming the collection, storage and management of paper and electronic documents.
ReadSoft will provide Border Merchant Systems with market leading technology in Intelligent Character Recognition (ICR) for supplier invoices, delivering highly accurate, automatic indexing of documents for easy retrieval. Self-learning capabilities and ease of setup and use guarantee a consistently excellent customer experience.
Phil Davies, commercial manager for Border Merchant Systems, said: “Incorporating ReadSoft Online into the CounterAct software will drive significant efficiency savings for our customers. Many of our customers process vast amounts of invoices and Cloud-based invoice automation will give them easy access to a cost-effective processing and archiving solution.”
Simon Shorthose, Managing Director, ReadSoft UK comments, “CounterAct helps builders’ merchants to run more efficient businesses through automation. The addition of ReadSoft Online will give the UK’s merchants an easy way to add AP automation, reducing processing costs while improving visibility and productivity within their organisations.”