Tipalti adds NetNow; MBO Partners hires new CEO; True Value rejiggers supply chain

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According to Supply Chain Dive, a report by charity organization CDP shows that despite some ambitious commitments from major corporate stakeholders to reduce deforestation, its awareness is not extending to suppliers. Thirty-eight percent of purchasing organizations and 77% of suppliers lack deforestation commitments, said the report.

Tipalti accelerates payments with its NetNow

Tipalti on Wednesday announced the addition of NetNow, a product that accelerates payments to suppliers. Tipalti’s accounts payable solution now has a feature to speed up payments, which can improve cash flow and supplier relationships.

“Cash flow for our business is crucial, and the process can be complex when trying to sell an invoice for an earlier payment. Tipalti NetNow makes it easy,” said Dalia Kadoch, of Language Services by Arts and Letters LLC, said in a press release. “We’re literally paid in a couple of days through a few clicks instead of waiting a month or two.”

MBO Partners hires new chief executive, Miles Everson of PwC

MBO Partners, a provider of independent workforce solutions, has named a new CEO to take over for the role held by the founder, Gene Zaino, who will be involved in the business as the executive chairman, MBO announced Wednesday in a press release.

Miles Everson, the new CEO, has over 30 years of experience with PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC). Most recently, he was the U.S. vice chairman and global advisory and consulting leader. He was the executive sponsor and strategic visionary behind the PwC Talent Exchange, an initiative to allow PwC Advisory more effective access to independent professional talent and support an enhanced delivery model for the advisory business, the press release said.

True Value to rejigger its supply chain

Faced with increasing competition, hardware wholesaler True Value Co. is rejiggering its supply chain. According to the Wall Street Journal, the company is in the middle of a $150 million initiative to overhaul its distribution network and add new software to improve how it manages inventory and forecasts demand.

Atlanta procurement department is second in small business accessibility survey

A new survey by Citymart, a tech and solutions company, has placed Atlanta’s Department of Procurement at No. 2 in the Small Business Accessibility Survey and 6th place on innovative procurements per capita by Citymart. Out of 56 cities nationally, Atlanta raised its previous ranking from 27th and 14th place, respectively.

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