Matt Vermeulen

Matt Vermeulen writes about B2B commerce for Tradeshift. Whether he's writing about Accounts Payable best practices or debunking AI myths, Matt enjoys making complex topics easy to understand and fun to read.

  • Designing for people change: key takeaways from our latest Innovation Summit

    Designing for people change: key takeaways from our latest Innovation Summit

    At our latest Innovation Summit, we explored how people drive change, both internally as employees and co-workers, and externally as customers and partners.

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  • Direct spend vs. indirect spend: what's the difference?

    Direct spend vs. indirect spend: what's the difference?

    New to procurement and wondering about the difference between direct and indirect spend? We tell you what you need to know. And how each affects your procurement team.

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  • Revisiting AI in the supply chain

    Revisiting AI in the supply chain

    The power of AI and machine learning is far more extensive than faux-robot chatbots. The true potential they have is in their ability to improve relationships and help you make smarter decisions

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  • The supply chain of design: an interview with Barry Katz of Stanford

    The supply chain of design: an interview with Barry Katz of Stanford

    Our host, Ron Volpe, sat down with Barry Katz, professor, IDEO fellow, author, and pre-eminent design thinking scholar to discuss the rich history of design thinking and its modern applications

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  • Top 5 traits of a successful accounts payable team

    Top 5 traits of a successful accounts payable team

    The best accounts payable departments are amazingly efficient and produce exceptional results. Read on to see how to achieve best-in-class performance.

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  • 5 key stats from Ardent Partners "State of ePayables"

    5 key stats from Ardent Partners "State of ePayables"

    We highlight a selection of prominent statistics from Ardent Partners' State of ePayables report and what their findings mean for AP professionals.

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  • The supply chain of marijuana: an interview with Steve Albarran of Confident Cannabis

    The supply chain of marijuana: an interview with Steve Albarran of Confident Cannabis

    We met with Steve Albarran, co-founder and CEO of Confident Cannabis to talk about the complicated case of the cannabis supply chain.

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  • Supply chain of everything: the charcoal briquet

    Supply chain of everything: the charcoal briquet

    Labor Day means BBQ, and BBQ (for many) means charcoal briquettes. So why not explore the supply chain of charcoal and how those little sooty black squares became so ubiquitous in our backyard grills?

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  • Highlights in change management: how changemakers are adding organizational value

    Highlights in change management: how changemakers are adding organizational value

    Learn how supply chain leaders are driving change in their organizations from our recent Innovation Summit in Copenhagen.

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  • How AI in the supply chain can improve management decisions

    How AI in the supply chain can improve management decisions

    By taking advantage of a wealth of data, artificial intelligence can help you make smarter onboarding decisions, smarter approvals, and smarter payments.

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  • 'Smart' vs. 'dumb' automation: how to leverage true innovation

    'Smart' vs. 'dumb' automation: how to leverage true innovation

    There are two types of automation you need to be aware of: smart tools like artificial intelligence, and dumb tools that may speed up your processes but don’t provide any real insights.

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  • Supply Change episode 7: the competitive imperative of change

    Supply Change episode 7: the competitive imperative of change

    In a fast-changing world, how are jobs changing? Who will be impacted by new technology? And how fast will it all change? Ron and Roy explore the impact new tech is having on the supply chain.

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  • AI in the supply chain: it’s about intelligence, not automation

    AI in the supply chain: it’s about intelligence, not automation

    AI gives you more accurate data more quickly to help connect suppliers and buyers faster and more intelligently.

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  • Supply chain B2B payments: improving cash flow in the supply chain

    Supply chain B2B payments: improving cash flow in the supply chain

    Only 12% of early payment opportunities are captured in the supply chain. What solutions exist to solve these issues? And how will network finance improve cash flow for all?

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  • Designing for change: how to experiment for the future

    Designing for change: how to experiment for the