Chief Information officer | CIO2022-12-03T08:48:28-05:00

Chief Information officer | CIO

As a CIO, you are responsible for the analysis of Big Data as this allows you to make strategic business decisions that affect your hard and soft dollar savings. An expense management partner should be able to provide a Return on Investment (ROI) report at a top-level view. With RadiusPoint© you can utilize our robust web reporting tool ExpenseLogic™ to strengthen your data analytics and manage your expenses. We combine all your telecom, utilities, equipment and facility lease information into one software platform that makes reporting by location expenses a breeze.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can the solution manage our various vendor contracts?2019-06-20T09:14:24-04:00

ExpenseLogic has a Contract Management component that manages all contract information, the contract image, the expiration dates and the contract rates.  The most exciting component is the contract rates that can be tied to each phone or circuit number or meter number by line item for the most thorough audit in the industry.

What report formats are available?2019-06-20T09:13:21-04:00

There are many report view with grids and charts with all information capable of being exported to Excel, CSV and PDF.  In addition, many reports can be scheduled to email out on a monthly basis.

How will the solution avoid service interruptions?2012-11-27T14:44:54-05:00

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RadiusPoint works the Missing Bill report on a daily basis.  ExpenseLogic has the Missing Bill report as a standard report that will allow our team to search for invoices that have not been received within a specific time period.  The Missing Bill report feature also allows for tracking of the conversations with the vendors to retrieve the invoices and reminders if the invoice is not received and entered within a specific timeframe.

Will the solution identify past due invoices before Disconnects occur?2012-11-27T14:44:31-05:00

RadiusPoint works the Missing Bill report on a daily basis.  ExpenseLogic has the Missing Bill report as a standard report that will allow our team to search for invoices that have not been received within a specific time period.  The Missing Bill report feature also allows for tracking of the conversations with the vendors to retrieve the invoices and reminders if the invoice is not received and entered within a specific timeframe.

How can we view our invoice images?2012-11-27T14:44:05-05:00

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There are multiple places within ExpenseLogic that you will be able to view your invoice information and the actual invoice image.   In addition, an Image file can be provided weekly, if required.

Will the invoices be audited, how does this occur?2012-11-27T14:43:43-05:00

ExpenseLogic, RadiusPoint’s proprietary software will audit each invoice based on the Account number, the Service ID (phone, circuit or meter number) and then each charge for each Service ID.  The auditing by line item detail is one of the most efficient methods that audits each charge, each month in an automated manner.   RadiusPoint would then research each overage with the vendor and reconcile and resolve the over charge.  In addition, the credits pending will be tracked through ExpenseLogic until the credit is received.

How much time is going to be needed to interact with the solution provider’s team?2012-11-27T14:43:24-05:00

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The goal is to drastically reduce the amount of time that your team has to interact with your vendors.  Questions that occur on the invoices such as new services added would be questioned by RadiusPoint however many of these type of questions can be resolved by copying RadiusPoint on the orders to the vendors.

What detailed information will be available in report formats?2012-11-27T14:42:55-05:00

There are many Adhoc reports available in ExpenseLogic detailing all invoice information and costs by Service ID (phone, circuit or meter number).  In addition, there is an SQL Query feature that allows for reporting of every field of information that is tracked and managed in ExpenseLogic.

How do we measure success?

RadiusPoint’s © Proven processes in complete communication and utility lifecycle management have been monitored, changed and improved over a 27 year period, creating the highest possible savings for our Clients.

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Not enough personnel

How many invoices can your team process in a day’s time?  Do you have enough people to get all of the invoices paid on time to avoid disconnects and service interruptions?

In today’s tight labor market, ensuring that your invoices are paid on time can be a never ending issue.  Getting behind is not an option but happens often when more invoices come in to be processed but there is not enough staff to handle the work.

Too many invoices to process on time

How many invoices can your team process in a day’s time? Do you have enough people to get all of the invoices paid on time to avoid disconnects and service interruptions?

In today’s tight labor market, ensuring that your invoices are paid on time can be a never ending issue. Getting behind is not an option but happens often when more invoices come in to be processed but there is not enough staff to handle the work.

Some issues that we have resolved for current clients:

  • Eliminate the paper invoices
  • Eliminate late fees
  • Break down the invoice information into intelligent reporting
  • Creation of Accrual files

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Vendor Contract issues

Managing the contract is the first step in ensuring that the rates promised during the sourcing and proposal process are being delivered. It assures and that any rate changes and discounts are realized on your bottom line. With RadiusPoint, all contracts can be attached in the software for easy desktop retrieval. Contracted rates are used to audit each applicable line item on the invoice.

ExpenseLogic can set a limit for any line item detail identified in a contract, creating one of the most thorough continuous audits in the industry. Meticulous management of the contract ensures that the rates promised during the Proposal and Sourcing phases are being delivered, and that the savings show up on your bottom line.

Contract Management is easy with ExpenseLogic’s Contract Management database. The Contract Management database ties the service or devices and equipment with the contract and gives the capability to view the actual contract document. Email notification 90, 60 days prior to expiration ensures that your contract expirations won’t be missed.

Amazing credits/savings that RadiusPoint has achieved for our Clients.

  • A Financial Services firm avoided $2,711.15 in monthly charges on a water invoice. ExpenseLogic identified the error by meter and it was found that there was a leak at the location. The vendor agreed to credit over the normal usage.
  • Over 800 phone lines for a salvage parts dealer that were not on the client’s long distance invoice that resulted in over $10K per month in savings.
  • A Nationwide retailer of Eye Glasses and Contacts with 800 locations saved $203,282.86 in 2017 due to optimization of electric and gas services in their deregulated states.
  • $1.4MM in errors billed on transportation companies wireless invoices for incorrect data plans. Credits were applied to the invoices and the plans were corrected.
  • Over $500K in credits for a client in 2016 from AT&T for contract rates overages. + $52K in credits for a Healthcare client for lines that were supposed to have been canceled but the vendor didn’t follow through.

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Errors on Invoices that need research

Billing errors are the scourge of an efficient organization, and most companies don’t have the time or personnel for auditing and reconciliation of every invoice.  RadiusPoint’s invoice audits, error identification and reconciliation produce a savings of over 25% with no sales, no carrier or vendor changes required.

The reason is RadiusPoint’s software ExpenseLogic, takes the guesswork out of auditing and reconciling invoices on a monthly basis. Limits are set for each line item and then ExpenseLogic audits against them on each and every invoice for maximum vendor accountability.  This billing invoice validation process is a proactive expense management approach and a proven method for saving money.

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Late Fees From Vendor

Service disconnects can be costly, not only from the time it takes to research the past due charges, but also from the reconnection fees and service interruptions. Loss of business can cost thousands of dollars for each day that a location cannot conduct business. Avoiding the service interruptions should be priority number one for any Accounts Payable department.

The RadiusPoint Invoice Processing service tracks the entire lifecycle of an invoice. The ExpenseLogic platform helps you manage the accuracy, processing, and payment of your telecom invoices. This includes loading both paper and electronic invoices into the system, coding the charges, creating an exceptions report, setting up approval for payment, and interfacing with your current financial systems.

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Disconnection of services?

Service disconnects can be costly, not only from the time it takes to research the past due charges, but also from the reconnection fees and service interruptions. Loss of business can cost thousands of dollars for each day that a location cannot conduct business. Avoiding the service interruptions should be priority number one for any Accounts Payable department.

The RadiusPoint Invoice Processing service tracks the entire lifecycle of an invoice. The ExpenseLogic platform helps you manage the accuracy, processing, and payment of your telecom invoices. This includes loading both paper and electronic invoices into the system, coding the charges, creating an exceptions report, setting up approval for payment, and interfacing with your current financial systems.

Some issues that we have resolved for current clients:

  • Eliminate the paper invoices
  • Eliminate late fees
  • Break down the invoice information into intelligent reporting
  • Creation of Accrual files

Read more

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