Cut Costs and Keep Projects Moving with Direct Commerce

By partnering with Direct Commerce, aerospace companies and defense contractors can add value across the entire supply chain. Streamlining workflows, channeling suppliers through a centralized portal, offering discounts for early payments, and automating processes related to dispute resolution and support, keeps projects on track while freeing up resources for research and development.

Designed to meet the needs of organizations working in aerospace and defense, the Direct Commerce Aerospace and Defense Automation Suite allows businesses in this highly regulated industry to transform source-to-pay (S2P) processes within the existing business environment.

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Electronic invoice processing capacity


Supplier adoption


Typical reduction in inventory errors


Potential resource reallocation via help desk automation

Weeks —> Days

Time reduction for month-end close

.2% of Spend

Expected cost savings from dynamic discounting

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Aerospace and Defense Automation Suite Highlights


Sourcing & Procurement

  • Manage changes to supplies and equipment in real time
  • Gain visibility into unapproved products or substitutions at time of delivery
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Supplier Management

  • Ensure that suppliers have appropriate tax, licensing, and safety documentation.
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AP Automation

  • Create a paperless environment and free up corporate resources through eInvoicing
  • Pre-approve and immediately apply invoices and credits for all supplier shipments
  • Reduce supplier inquiries and increase supplier self-service
  • Use mobile technology to recognize, acknowledge, and apply invoices and receipts: No more piles of paper to be input later
  • Streamline dispute processes to rapidly resolve mismatches, instead of paying discrepancies because reconciliation is too complicated
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  • Improve working capital forecasts and savings with dynamic discounting
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Reporting & Analytics

  • Make better decisions using accurate, real-time data and custom dashboards
  • Utilize S2P data—from one source—for insights into supplier fulfilment rates, product pricing variances, qualitative judgments, payment term variances, and cost management
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