Archive for Adoption

Will governments still promote PEPPOL once mandatory B2G e-invoicing is in full force?

It will not last for years. Once the authorities receive their invoices electronically from suppliers, you can expect promotion of PEPPOL as well as a related task force to be scaled down. 

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Nailing successful B2G e-invoicing: Scotland shows how it’s done!

Of course all over Europe government have to be able to receive and process e-invoices from its suppliers. Most of the times when an e-invoicing project is initiated, the initiator tends to make it easier for himself, imposing any burdens on the others. This is worrying to say the least, because as B2G e-invoicing is meant to reduce administrative burdens, it is no exception that the implemented (read: imposed/mandated) solution actually increases administrative burdens for companies. Luckily there are some areas in Europe that understand that you increase your benefits with e-invoicing by facilitating your suppliers. In Scotland for instance. They are doing things differently...

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Now PEPPOL is here, what e-invoicing methods are available and which is best?

Let’s take a look at the options available and why some approaches are having more success than others at on-boarding suppliers.

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“PEPPOL – Does anyone care?” [LinkedIN discussion]

"I've yet to see anything that comes close to the open/inclusive architecture of EDIFACT and ANSI-X12 standards. PEPPOL represents an excellent architecture but I fear it will fail the long term adoption test."

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The Core Invoice Usage Specification (CIUS) could lead to a fragmented EU e-invoicing landscape

Suggestions: At least one CIUS will have to be created to remove loose ends in the EN. One of the two syntaxes should be deprecated and its mandatory use withdrawn. National CIUS should only apply to domestic suppliers, not preventing cross-border exchange of electronic invoices

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Five big benefits of UBL e-invoicing for the receiver

Receiving and processing an invoice in UBL format yields significant benefits for the customer, while it requires no extra efforts or costs for the supplier in sending a UBL file.

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E-invoicing with Pagero Connect and the Virtual Printer

Pagero Connect is an excellent choice for companies that use a financial system and that want to streamline their invoice processing without any changes to existing routines.

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Are you ready for the Chorus Pro mandate in France? Download this White Paper

The B2G e-invoicing on-boarding process in France kicked off last January with the Chorus Pro model. >1 Million French companies have to make changes. Read how to makes these changes

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Expert opinion: proper e-invoicing improves supply chain finance

András Kelen,Triad: There are people in the industry who think the results of e-invoicing is falling behind expectations. Proper e-invoicing can make lot of difference.

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Euro Retail Payments Board (ERPB) issues interim report on the EIPP/EBPP landscape

This initial exploratory mission set out the European context, identified the success factors, the obstacles faced and the working group’s options for any future developments of harmonised EIPP/EBPP solutions

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