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Accounts Payable Automation Market by Component (Solution and Services), Organization Size, Deployment Type, Vertical (Consumer Goods and Retail, BFSI, IT and Telecom, and Manufacturing), and Region - Global Forecast to 2024

Accounts Payable Automation Market by Component (Solution and Services), Organization Size, Deployment Type, Vertical (Consumer Goods and Retail, BFSI, IT and Telecom, and Manufacturing), and Region - Global Forecast to 2024

The Accounts Payable (AP) automation market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 11.0% during the forecast period owing to the need to optimize operational efficiency and gain better control on payment processes to drive the accounts payable automation market during the forecast period
The global AP automation market size is expected to grow from USD 1.9 billion in 2019 to USD 3.1 billion by 2024, at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 11.0% during the forecast period. The increasing demand to reduce the number of delayed payments and improve the compliance rate with controlled user access and credentials leading to reduced fraudulent transactions are the major factors driving the growth of the AP automation market.

AP automation solution segment to hold a higher market share during the forecast period
Manual procedures for AP processes are expensive, error-prone, and highly inefficient. The AP solution automates payment processes and enables enterprises to maintain a vendor-supplier relationship. The AP automation solution offers a visibility of the entire AP processes from invoicing to receipt generation, ensuring proper approval, correct allocation, and timely payment and spend management. Moreover, it can be easily integrated with Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), thereby providing an enhanced ability to adopt changes and increase the efficiency of payment processes. AP automation provides dashboards, account selections, compliance policies, routing rules, and approvals to deliver seamless proficiencies for an organization’s operation. The AP automation solution offers 24/7 accessibility and real-time view of the invoice status and on-demand reporting capabilities enable businesses to make data-driven decisions for the growth of a business. Moreover, the solution empowers various stakeholders in an organization, including Chief Financial Officers (CFOs), managers, accountants, and the AP staff to carry out their tasks effectively, thereby reducing user-related error in payments.

Cloud-based deployment to grow at a significant rate during the forecast period
Several vendors in the market are providing payment solutions through the public and private cloud. Cloud-based solutions are available in various subscriptions and pay-per-use models. Organizations are looking forward to having their solutions deployed on the cloud, as it offers various advantages, such as scalability, flexibility in capacity, enhanced collaboration, and cost-efficiency. The implementation of the cloud-based AP automation solutions facilitates enterprises to focus on their core competencies, rather than Information Technology (IT) processes. Cloud-based AP automation solutions are significantly gaining traction owing to their unprecedented deployment flexibility benefits and global availability.

North America to have the largest market size during the forecast period
AP automation is a steady growing market in North America, including countries, such as the US and Canada. The presence of a large number of solution and services providers in the region makes the AP automation market competitive. The well-developed digital economy in North America and the expansion of the mobile commerce industry are key factors contributing to the major market share of the region in the global AP automation market. The enterprises operating in the region are increasing their IT spending to automate financial processes. Enterprises with a large volume of data and transactions have realized the need for AP automation solutions to carry out error free on-time transactions. Metro cities, such as New York, San Francisco, and Washington, have a large pool of skilled AP automation professionals who use the AP automation solution to get on-time payments for achieving business growth. Factors such as the use of AP automation solutions empower enterprises to have extra visibility and control into business operations; allowing AP departments to focus on more strategic tasks like identifying more cost savings opportunities, and helping their organization achieve greater competitive advantage is contributing in the growth of AP automation in the North American region.

In the process of determining and verifying the market size of several segments and subsegments gathered through secondary research, extensive primary interviews were conducted with key people. The breakup of the profiles of the primary participants is as follows:
By Company: Tier 1 – 35%, Tier 2 – 47%, and Tier 3 – 18%
By Designation: C-level Executives – 35%, Directors – 44%, and Others – 21%
By Region: North America – 42%, Europe – 32%, APAC – 16%, RoW – 10%

The AP automation market includes various major vendors, such as SAP Ariba (US), Sage Software(UK), Tipalti (US), FreshBooks (Canada), Zycus (US), FIS (US), Bottomline Technologies (US), Coupa Software (US), Comarch (Poland), FinancialForce (US), AvidXchange (US), Vanguard Systems (US), Bill.Com (US), Procurify (Canada), and Nvoicepay (US).

Research Coverage:
The report includes an in-depth competitive analysis of the key players in the AP automation market along with their company profiles, recent developments, and key market strategies. The report segments the AP automation market by component (solution and services), organization size (large enterprises, and Small and Medium-sized Enterprises [SMEs]), deployment type (on-premises and cloud), verticals, and region.

Key Benefits of Buying the Report:
The report will help the market leaders/new entrants in the AP automation market in the following ways:
1. The overall AP automation market revenue stream has been estimated based on the revenues generated by vendors, offering AP automation solutions and services. Wherein services are inclusive of professional and managed services. The report provides the closest approximations of the revenue numbers for the overall market and the subsegments. The market numbers are split further into regions, namely, North America, Europe, (APAC), Middle East and Africa (MEA), and Latin America.
2. The report helps the stakeholders understand the pulse of the market and provides them with information on the key market drivers, restraints, challenges, and opportunities.
3. The report will help the stakeholders understand the competitors and gain more insights to better their market position. The competitive landscape section includes the competitor ecosystem, new product developments, partnerships, and mergers and acquisitions.


1 Introduction
1.1 Objectives Of The Study
1.2 Market Definition
1.3 Market Scope
1.3.1 Market Segmentation
1.3.2 Regions Covered
1.4 Years Considered For The Study
1.5 Currency Considered
1.6 Stakeholders
2 Research Methodology
2.1 Research Data
2.1.1 Secondary Data
2.1.2 Primary Data
2.1.2.1 Breakup Of Primaries
2.2 Market Breakup And Data Triangulation
2.3 Market Size Estimation
2.3.1 Top-down Approach
2.3.2 Bottom-up Approach
2.4 Market Forecast
2.5 Assumptions For The Study
2.6 Limitations Of The Study
3 Executive Summary
4 Premium Insights
4.1 Attractive Opportunities In The Accounts Payable Automation Market
4.2 Accounts Payable Automation Market In North America, By Vertical And Country
4.3 Accounts Payable Automation Market: Major Countries
5 Market Overview And Industry Trends
5.1 Introduction
5.2 Market Dynamics
5.2.1 Drivers
5.2.1.1 Growing Need To Accelerate Payment Process And Reduce Invoice Processing Time
5.2.1.2 Increasing Demand To Reduce The Number Of Delayed Payments And Improve The Compliance Rate
5.2.1.3 To Control User Access And Credentials Leading To Reduced Fraudulent Transactions
5.2.2 Restraints
5.2.2.1 Insufficient Data Encryption And Security
5.2.3 Opportunities
5.2.3.1 Emergence Of Ml And Rpa Technology To Handle Repetitive And Labor-intensive Task
5.2.4 Challenges
5.2.4.1 Lack Of Technical Skills And Digital Literacy In Emerging Countries
5.2.4.2 Complicated Billing Approval Process
5.3 Use Cases
5.3.1 Use Case: Scenario 1
5.3.2 Use Case: Scenario 2
5.3.3 Use Case: Scenario 3
5.3.4 Use Case: Scenario 4
6 Accounts Payable Automation Market, By Component
6.1 Introduction
6.2 Solution
6.2.1 Growing Focus Of Organizations To Improve And Automate Payable Processes To Drive The Demand For Accounts Payable Automation Solution
6.3 Services
6.3.1 Professional Services
6.3.1.1 Technicalities Involved In Implementing The Accounts Payable Automation Solution To Boost Professional Services
6.3.2 Implementation And Integration
6.3.2.1 Growing Demand For Integrating The Accounts Payable Automation Solution With Other Software To Drive The Growth Of Implementation And Integration Services
6.3.3 Advisory
6.3.3.1 Increasing Shift Toward The Digital Payment System To Drive The Demand For Advisory Services In The Accounts Payable Automation Market
6.3.4 Support And Maintenance
6.3.4.1 Growing Demand For On-time Assistance For Payment Issues To Spur The Demand For Support And Maintenance Services
6.3.5 Managed Services
6.3.5.1 Increasing Deployment Of The Accounts Payable Management Solution To Create The Need For Managed Services To Handle Complex Payable Processes
7 Accounts Payable Automation Market, By Organization Size
7.1 Introduction
7.2 Large Enterprises
7.2.1 Customization Of The Payable Workflow As Per Business Requirements Increases The Demand For Automated Solutions Driving The Adoption Of The Accounts Payable Automation Solution Among Large Enterprises
7.3 Small And Medium-sized Enterprises
7.3.1 Need For Cost-effective Solutions To Drive The Growth Of The Accounts Payable Automation Solution Across Small And Medium-sized Enterprises
8 Accounts Payable Automation Market, By Deployment Type
8.1 Introduction
8.2 On-premises
8.2.1 Data Sensitive Organizations Opt For The On-premises Accounts Payable Automation Solution
8.3 Cloud
8.3.1 Scalability And Ease Of Deployment To Boost The Adoption Of The Cloud Accounts Payable Automation Solution
9 Accounts Payable Automation Market, By Vertical
9.1 Introduction
9.2 Consumer Goods And Retail
9.2.1 Growing Adoption Of Accounts Payable Automation To Help Reduce Costs And Optimize Efficiency And Streamline Back-office Functions In Consumer Goods And Retail Vertical
9.3 Banking, Financial Services, And Insurance
9.3.1 Focus On Automated Accounts Payable Software To Maximize Staff Productivity And Save The Time Of Personnel In The Bfsi Vertical
9.4 It And Telecom
9.4.1 Streamlining Of Business Processes By Automated Accounts Payable Platforms To Be Crucial For It And Telecom Companies
9.5 Manufacturing
9.5.1 Automating The Accounts Payable Process To Help In Saving Time And Maintaining Data Accuracy While Digitalizing The Invoice Workflow
9.6 Healthcare
9.6.1 Need To Maintain Consistency In Bill Generation And Payment Process To Boost The Growth Of The Accounts Payable Automation Market In The Healthcare Vertical
9.7 Energy And Utilities
9.7.1 Growing Demand For Accounts Payable Automation Solution To Track Work Order And Manage Payroll In The Energy And Utilities Vertical
9.8 Others
10 Accounts Payable Automation Market, By Region
10.1 Introduction
10.2 North America
10.2.1 Increasing Ecommerce Trend And Automated Invoicing Systems To Fuel The Growth Of Ap Automation In North America
10.3 Europe
10.3.1 Transformation Of Traditional Paper Based Invoicing To Electronic Invoicing To Drive The Growth Of Ap Automation Market In Europe
10.4 Asia Pacific
10.4.1 Enterprises Operating In Apac Region Are Deploying Ap Automation Solution To Speed Up Payable Process
10.5 Middle East And Africa
10.5.1 Government Regulation To Support Innovation In The Finance Space Is Contributing To The Adoption Of Ap Automation Solution In The Region
10.6 Latin America
10.6.1 Tremendous Increase In Number Of Fintech Startups Is Expected To Boost The Growth Of Ap Automation Market In The Region
11 Competitive Landscape
11.1 Introduction
11.2 Competitive Leadership Mapping
11.2.1 Visionary Leaders
11.2.2 Innovators
11.2.3 Dynamic Differentiators
11.2.4 Emerging Companies
11.3 Competitive Scenario
11.3.1 Product/Solution Launches And Enhancements
11.3.2 Business Expansions
11.3.3 Partnerships, Agreements, And Collaborations
12 Company Profiles
12.1 Introduction
(Business Overview, Products, Solutions & Services, Key Insights, Recent Developments, Swot Analysis, Mnm View)*
12.2 Sap Ariba
12.3 Sage
12.4 Tipalti
12.5 Freshbooks
12.6 Fis
12.7 Zycus
12.8 Bottomline Technologies
12.9 Coupa Software
12.10 Comarch
12.11 Financialforce
12.12 Avidxchange
12.13 Vanguard Systems
12.14 Bill.Com
12.15 Procurify
12.16 Nvoicepay
*Details On Business Overview, Products, Solutions & Services, Key Insights, Recent Developments, Swot Analysis, Mnm View Might Not Be Captured In Case Of Unlisted Companies.
13 Appendix
13.1 Discussion Guide
13.2 Knowledge Store: Marketsandmarkets’ Subscription Portal
13.3 Available Customizations
13.4 Related Reports
13.5 Author Details
List Of Tables
Table 1 United States Dollar Exchange Rate, 2016–2018
Table 2 Factor Analysis
Table 3 Accounts Payable Automation Market Size, By Component,
2017–2024 (Usd Million)
Table 4 Solution: Accounts Payable Automation Market Size, By Region,
2017–2024 (Usd Million)
Table 5 Services: Accounts Payable Automation Market Size, By Type,
2017–2024 (Usd Million)
Table 6 Professional Services: Accounts Payable Automation Market Size,
By Type, 2017–2024 (Usd Million)
Table 7 Integration And Implementation Services Market Size, By Region,
2017–2024 (Usd Million)
Table 8 Advisory Services Market Size, By Region, 2017–2024 (Usd Million)
Table 9 Support And Maintenance Services Market Size, By Region,
2017–2024 (Usd Million)
Table 10 Managed Services Market Size, By Region, 2017–2024 (Usd Million)
Table 11 Accounts Payable Automation Market Size, By Organization Size,
2017–2024 (Usd Million)
Table 12 Large Enterprises: Accounts Payable Automation Market Size,
By Region, 2017–2024 (Usd Million)
Table 13 Small And Medium-sized Enterprises: Accounts Payable Automation Market Size, By Region, 2017–2024 (Usd Million)
Table 14 Accounts Payable Automation Market Size, By Deployment Type,
2017–2024 (Usd Million)
Table 15 On-premises: Accounts Payable Automation Market Size, By Region, 2017–2024 (Usd Million)
Table 16 Cloud: Accounts Payable Automation Market Size, By Region,
2017–2024 (Usd Million)
Table 17 Accounts Payable Automation Market, By Vertical,
2017–2024 (Usd Million)
Table 18 Consumer Goods And Retail: Accounts Payable Automation Market Size, By Region, 2017–2024 (Usd Million)
Table 19 Banking, Financial Services, And Insurance: Accounts Payable Automation Market Size, By Region, 2017–2024 (Usd Million)
Table 20 It And Telecom: Accounts Payable Automation Market Size,
By Region, 2017–2024 (Usd Million)
Table 21 Manufacturing: Accounts Payable Automation Market Size,
By Region, 2017–2024 (Usd Million)
Table 22 Healthcare: Accounts Payable Automation Market Size,
By Region, 2017–2024 (Usd Million)
Table 23 Energy And Utilities: Accounts Payable Automation Market Size,
By Region, 2017–2024 (Usd Million)
Table 24 Others: Accounts Payable Automation Market Size, By Region,
2017–2024 (Usd Million)
Table 25 Accounts Payable Automation Market Size, By Region,
2017–2024 (Usd Million)
Table 26 North America: Accounts Payable Automation Market Size,
By Component, 2017–2024 (Usd Million)
Table 27 North America: Accounts Payable Automation Market Size, By Service Type, 2017–2024 (Usd Million)
Table 28 North America: Accounts Payable Automation Market Size,
By Professional Service, 2017–2024 (Usd Million)
Table 29 North America: Accounts Payable Automation Market Size,
By Organization Size, 2017–2024 (Usd Million)
Table 30 North America: Accounts Payable Automation Market Size,
By Deployment Type, 2017–2024 (Usd Million)
Table 31 North America: Accounts Payable Automation Market Size, By Vertical, 2017–2024 (Usd Million)
Table 32 North America: Accounts Payable Automation Market Size, By Country, 2017–2024 (Usd Million)
Table 33 Europe: Accounts Payable Automation Market Size, By Component, 2017–2024 (Usd Million)
Table 34 Europe: Accounts Payable Automation Market Size, By Service Type, 2017–2024 (Usd Million)
Table 35 Europe: Accounts Payable Automation Market Size, By Professional Service, 2017–2024 (Usd Million)
Table 36 Europe: Accounts Payable Automation Market Size, By Organization Size, 2017–2024 (Usd Million)
Table 37 Europe: Accounts Payable Automation Market Size, By Deployment Type, 2017–2024 (Usd Million)
Table 38 Europe: Accounts Payable Automation Market Size, By Vertical,
2017–2024 (Usd Million)
Table 39 Europe: Accounts Payable Automation Market Size, By Country,
2017–2024 (Usd Million)
Table 40 Asia Pacific: Accounts Payable Automation Market Size, By Component, 2017–2024 (Usd Million)
Table 41 Asia Pacific: Accounts Payable Automation Market Size, By Service Type, 2017–2024 (Usd Million)
Table 42 Asia Pacific: Accounts Payable Automation Market Size, By Professional Service, 2017–2024 (Usd Million)
Table 43 Asia Pacific: Accounts Payable Automation Market Size, By Organization Size, 2017–2024 (Usd Million)
Table 44 Asia Pacific: Accounts Payable Automation Market Size, By Deployment Type, 2017–2024 (Usd Million)
Table 45 Asia Pacific: Accounts Payable Automation Market Size, By Vertical, 2017–2024 (Usd Million)
Table 46 Asia Pacific: Accounts Payable Automation Market Size, By Country, 2017–2024 (Usd Million)
Table 47 Middle East And Africa: Accounts Payable Automation Market Size,
By Component, 2017–2024 (Usd Million)
Table 48 Middle East And Africa: Accounts Payable Automation Market Size,
By Service Type, 2017–2024 (Usd Million)
Table 49 Middle East And Africa: Accounts Payable Automation Market Size,
By Professional Service, 2017–2024 (Usd Million)
Table 50 Middle East And Africa: Accounts Payable Automation Market Size,
By Organization Size, 2017–2024 (Usd Million)
Table 51 Middle East And Africa: Accounts Payable Automation Market Size,
By Deployment Type, 2017–2024 (Usd Million)
Table 52 Middle East And Africa: Accounts Payable Automation Market Size,
By Vertical, 2017–2024 (Usd Million)
Table 53 Middle East And Africa: Accounts Payable Automation Market Size,
By Country, 2017–2024 (Usd Million)
Table 54 Latin America: Accounts Payable Automation Market Size,
By Component, 2017–2024 (Usd Million)
Table 55 Latin America: Accounts Payable Automation Market Size,
By Service Type, 2017–2024 (Usd Million)
Table 56 Latin America: Accounts Payable Automation Market Size,
By Professional Service, 2017–2024 (Usd Million)
Table 57 Latin America: Accounts Payable Automation Market Size,
By Organization Size, 2017–2024 (Usd Million)
Table 58 Latin America: Accounts Payable Automation Market Size,
By Deployment Type, 2017–2024 (Usd Million)
Table 59 Latin America: Accounts Payable Automation Market Size,
By Vertical, 2017–2024 (Usd Million)
Table 60 Latin America: Accounts Payable Automation Market Size,
By Country, 2017–2024 (Usd Million)
Table 61 Product/Solution Launches And Enhancements, 2017–2019
Table 62 Business Expansions, 2017–2018
Table 63 Partnerships, Agreements, And Collaborations, 2018–2019
List Of Figures
Figure 1 Accounts Payable Automation Market: Research Design
Figure 2 Accounts Payable Automation Market: Top-down And Bottom-up Approaches
Figure 3 Asia Pacific To Grow At The Highest Cagr During The Forecast Period
Figure 4 Segments With The Highest Market Shares In 2019
Figure 5 Banking, Financial Services, And Insurance Vertical To Account For The Highest Market Share In 2019
Figure 6 Growing Need To Optimize Operational Efficiency And Gain Better Control On Payment Processes To Drive The Accounts Payable Automation Market During The Forecast Period
Figure 7 It And Telecom Vertical And United States To Dominate The North American Accounts Payable Automation Market In 2019
Figure 8 India To Grow At The Highest Cagr In The Accounts Payable Automation Market During The Forecast Period
Figure 9 Accounts Payable Automation Market: Drivers, Restraints, Opportunities, And Challenges
Figure 10 Services Segment To Grow At A Higher Cagr During
The Forecast Period
Figure 11 Managed Services Segment To Grow At A Higher Cagr During The Forecast Period
Figure 12 Implementation And Integration Segment To Grow At The Highest Cagr During The Forecast Period
Figure 13 Small And Medium-sized Enterprises Segment To Grow At A Higher Cagr During The Forecast Period
Figure 14 Cloud Segment To Grow At A Higher Cagr During The Forecast Period
Figure 15 Consumer Goods And Retail Vertical To Grow At The Highest Cagr During The Forecast Period
Figure 16 Asia Pacific To Witness The Highest Growth During The Forecast Period
Figure 17 North America: Market Snapshot
Figure 18 Asia Pacific: Market Snapshot
Figure 19 Key Developments In The Accounts Payable Automation Market,
2017–2019
Figure 20 Accounts Payable Automation Market (Global) Competitive Leadership Mapping, 2019
Figure 21 Geographic Revenue Mix Of The Top Market Players
Figure 22 Sap Ariba: Swot Analysis
Figure 23 Sage: Company Snapshot
Figure 24 Fis: Company Snapshot
Figure 25 Fis: Swot Analysis
Figure 26 Bottomline Technologies: Company Snapshot
Figure 27 Bottomline Technologies: Swot Analysis
Figure 28 Coupa Software: Company Snapshot
Figure 29 Coupa Software: Swot Analysis
Figure 30 Comarch: Company Snapshot
Figure 31 Comarch: Swot Analysis

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