eProcurement for Large Equipment Dealers: 

Gain Savings, Not Overhead.

You may be surprised to know that for heavy equipment dealerships like Caterpillar (Cat), annual non-Cat spending ranges anywhere from $40 million to $100 million. Many Caterpillar dealerships in North America use Verian’s eProcurement for Large Equipment Dealers to save an average of more than $1 million per dealership per year. This type of experience helps us quickly understand the nature of the challenges your dealership may be facing and get down to business. Our suite of eProcurement solutions offers the flexibility to operate in dealerships with or without centralized purchasing departments.

Whitepaper: procurement software for purchasing and invoicing automation

How it Works

With complete visibility into all spending, Verian’s eProcurement for Large Equipment Dealers helps these firms account for labor and parts in the system so that these costs can be billed back to customers.

Verian is a cloud procurement software solution that automates the entire Purchase-to-Pay cycle from order requests to approvals to work orders and payment, getting employees the supplies and parts they need while capturing all spending information in one system.

This gives you full control and insight into spending details to:

  • Maximize billable charges and ensure you’re never miscoding items as overhead
  • Aggregate spending across your organization to get lower bulk order prices
  • See total cost of ownership for assets by capturing all costs associated with maintenance and parts
  • Track budgets in real time

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eProcurement for Large Equipment Dealers organizes and standardizes the items you order, capturing detailed spending data that can be used to help identify opportunities for vendor consolidation and volume discounts with:


eProcurement for Large Equipment Dealers plugs holes in procurement processes to ensure complete accuracy of orders and billing processes. We’ve saved our Cat customers millions of dollars solving problems like these:

  • Verian applications integrate with your work order and A/P systems to ensure proper revenues
  • Key information is captured on the front end and passed through without requiring re-entry of data


eProcurement for Large Equipment Dealers verifies invoices without purchase orders and effectively posts them to work orders:

  • Non-PO invoices are converted into online records and routed electronically to service technicians
  • Technicians post the charges to appropriate work orders and approve the invoices
  • Invoices are routed to accounting or directly into systems like CODA or SAP


Verian interfaces with systems like DBS Allied Inventory to automate the reordering of allied parts, making the process much more efficient for everyone involved with:

  • Immediate reorder of parts as par levels are reached in the allied inventory system
  • Automated reordering of parts to reduce the risk for over/under orders and out-of-stocks
  • Elimination of risky double data entry and cumbersome ordering processes

At Verian, our mission is to make people’s lives easier and their work more valuable. As part of the Basware family, we accomplish this by offering market-leading networked Purchase-to-Pay solutions, e-invoicing, and innovative financing services. As the largest open business network in the world, we connect businesses in over 100 countries and territories around the globe, enabling them to grow and unlock value across their operations. Small and large companies around the world achieve visibility and control over spending, significant cost savings, more flexible payment terms, greater efficiencies and closer relationships with their suppliers by simplifying and streamlining financial processes.