AP Automation Software for Grocery

Modernize your grocery store’s invoices, approvals, and payments with enterprise-grade AP automation.

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Automate Your Invoices From Loading Dock to ERP

Invoice Automation

Invoice Automation

Digitize invoices automatically with industry-leading AI machine learning.

Payment Automation


Schedule payments via check, ACH, or Ottimate vCard and earn cash back.


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Replace paper checks with virtual cards for faster, safer payments.

Document Storage

Document Storage

Every invoice is searchable and secure in your new digital filing cabinet.

Invoice Software for Grocery Stores

Eliminate 90% of
Paper Invoices

Only Ottimate goes a step further with Vendor Connections, a revolutionary way to get the equivalent of EDI invoices from vendors — even if they don’t offer it.

Ottimate automatically tags each line item with the proper GL code, helping you review and approve invoices 80% faster.

Support complex workflows with Advanced Approval Routing

Need to send invoices to third parties or central locations for approval? Create custom rules using any data field that appears on an invoice:

  • Vendor
  • Department
  • Location
  • GL Account
  • Min / Max Total
  • Method Received

“Our grocery clients are short-handed everywhere right now. They needed a way to receive, process, and pay invoices without the staff they used to have. Ottimate has been perfect. Invoices and approvals are digitized beautifully and we’ve been able to cut document storage almost completely.”

Lance Nieland

CPA & Partner,
Retail Financial Services

A distribution center for your costs

Allocate your spend precisely with just a few clicks. Split any item between locations or departments to prepare your invoices for seamless accounting export.

Store everything in your digital filing cabinet

Ottimate stores a digital copy of each invoice, alongside a full audit trail of approvals, edits, and payments, in one centralized and searchable system.

Organize and automate your grocery store’s AP.

Ottimate Integrates With Your Accounting Platform

Seamlessly connect your AP data with the technology you’re already using.

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Pay vendors at the speed of light

Ottimate lets you initiate bill payments via check, ACH transfer, or virtual cards, which earn competitive cash back

  • Schedule any invoice payment
  • No more mailing checks or late payments
  • Auto-Pay recurring expenses like utilities
  • and rental fees

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Issue and control your own expense cards

Ottimate lets you issue virtual and physical debit cards to employees, departments, and properties in a single click. No credit approval or underwriting necessary.

Replace petty cash and reimbursements with pre-approved expense cards you can use for:

  • Recurring and one-off business expenses
  • Mileage reimbursement and fuel costs
  • Subscriptions, licenses, and utilities
  • Corporate and property-level expenses
  • Travel & Entertainment
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Spend More Time on What Matters and Less Time on AP Processes.

Ottimate Blog

Tales, tips, and guides from the front lines of retail automation.