Transform Your Purchasing Process

eRequestereRequester is a web purchasing and expense management solution that streamlines your company’s purchase order process. By offering flexible administrative controls over purchasing based on predetermined approval routing requirements, eRequester provides financial managers with the tools they need to easily monitor and control spending. With significant purchase and expense workflow enhancements and increased business intelligence, eRequester proves to be a valuable business productivity solution.

Designed for mid-sized to large businesses, eRequester provides superior control over the purchasing process and can help the entire organization run more smoothly and efficiently. This paperless, web-based and easy-to-use solution aids compliance with Sarbanes-Oxley and delivers a rapid return on investment. It’s core features include:

  • Real-time integration with Sage ERP and other accounting systems
  • Easy requisition creation
  • Intuitive approval process
  • One-step purchase order creation

In addition to the above core features, eRequester can be customized with the following modules to meet your organization’s specific requirements:

  • Purchase Order
  • Expense Management
  • Business Intelligence
  • Budget to Actual
  • Multi-currency
  • Blanket PO
  • Inventory Management
  • Intercompany
  • Project Accounting
  • Receiving
  • Analytic Accounting
  • Request for Quote
  • Punchout
  • Change Order
  • Mobile Approval

How it Works

All purchasing requests are routed through eRequester’s sophisticated approval workflow engine for authorization. Approvers are notified by email when they requisitions waiting for review. Requests can be routed for the appropriate authorization using the following criteria:

  • Department
  • Unit pricing
  • Budget
  • Hierarchy
  • Warehouse
  • BudgetAccounting code
  • Project group
  • Type of purchase
  • BudgetVendor or vendor class
  • Specific requester
  • Type of document

Key Features

As you monitor your spending and identify problem areas, eRequester allows the user to drill down deep into the depth of data so your business stays on course. Key features included in the software include:

  • Real-time Notification – Users will receive notifications throughout the requisition approval process whenever a change is made so you stay informed and don’t miss anything important.
  • Accrual Reports – Users can see which purchase orders have received goods or services but have yet to be invoiced to easily move budget from one period to the next.
  • Budget Reporting – Users will have detailed views into all of the requisitions posted against a specific budget during a specific period of time and can compare budgeted vs. actual costs.
  • Custom Views – eRequester provides one-click Excel download functionality to export the data users need for additional insight.

Unique Business Benefits

eRequester can help your business:

  • Reduce the costs associated with processing purchase requests
  • Speed up the requisition process by reducing request errors and providing managers with readily available purchasing information for review
  • Improve efficiency by eliminating the delay and double-entry of traditional, paper-based requisition processes

eRequester is also available as a standalone or hosted (SaaS) solution. Contact Emerald TC to learn more.