Archive for Adoption

CloudTrade doubles in size each year through channel partner alliances

CloudTrade has experiencing rapid growth through their strategic channel partnerships. In fact, CloudTrade impressively doubled in size for the last two years in a row. CloudTrade actively launched in 2011 and in that short space of time has gained a reputation thanks to a combination of advanced patent-pending technology and working in collaboration with key strategic partners.
That allowed them to accelerate growth - in just three years of active trading CloudTrade has gone live with over 80 end-customers across the globe.

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Mexican e-invoicing displayed as best practice for Pan EU e-invoicing

More than 9,000 million (9 billion!) electronic invoices issued by different companies and entities in Mexico the past decade displays the success of the Mexican Einvoicing initiative. It represents a major step in the country's progress in its goal towards the development of e-government that provides greater efficiency, avoide the use of paper, to minimize fraud and to increase in public agility.
The successful implementation of electronic invoicing in Mexico has attracted much interest of the European Commission, as well as single EU Member States.

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AcceptEmail - a solid and future proof e-mandate solution for billers and customers

AcceptEmail – a solid and future proof e-mandate solution for billers and customers

February 17, 2014  |  Adoption, Electronic Invoicing, Europe, Payment

By introducing a universal e-mandate solution, AcceptEmail answers to the call of customers and stakeholders, such as merchants, branch organisations and regulators as the Central Bank, to manage and acquire electronic mandates for SEPA Direct Debit in an easy, secure and compliant way. AcceptEmail Mandates allow consumers and merchants to complete and exchange mandates fully digital via e-mail, mobile or online. Read more about their added value, distinctive features and how AcceptEmail Mandates works.

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85% of UK SME’s say to have adopted e-invoicing. Alongside paper invoices.

This is all based on a new study from Sage Pay. And was presented as a foot note alongside the main finding. The study from Sage Pay primarily discovered that SME businesses in the UK as a whole are currently owed more than £55 billion in unpaid or outstanding invoices. The average SME is owed £11,358, with one in five owed over £30,000.

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Bram Kuijper appointed chair of the SimplerInvoicing Foundation board

Bram Kuijper appointed chair of the SimplerInvoicing Foundation boardBram Kuijperhas been appointed chair of the SimplerInvoicing foundation board for at least the next twelve months. SimplerInvoicing is a initiated by 12 Dutch e-invoicing service providers, 2 ERP providers and Logius (the Dutch govermental IT organisation). The goal of this PEPPOL based initiative is to make structured e-invoicing much simpler. Voila! The daily board of SimplerInvoicing consists of five members.

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SEPA Direct Debit standard requires consent for new and standing orders

January 31, 2014  |  Adoption, Europe, Payment, Standards

As of 1 August 2014, companies that charge for their services by standing order must meet the requirements concerning collection and safekeeping of the authorization stipulated in the SEPA regulations.
It is important to note that direct debits by standing order corresponding to new customers implemented without the necessary consent may be subject to return and refund during the 13 months following the unauthorized charge. The EDICOM electronic consent publishing service automates the process of generating, sending and electronic signature of the authorization document. Find out about their EDICOM SEPA Platform solution.

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Corcentric Featured in New Report on Electronic Invoice Management

January 29, 2014  |  Adoption, Electronic Invoicing, Publications

Corcentric, a provider of Accounts Payable automation and electronic invoicing solutions, announced to have been featured in a newly released market research report from PayStream Advisors, tracking the growth in electronic invoicing among SME’s.
The report, titled “Electronic Invoice Management: A Move to the Middle,” asserts, based on survey results, that improved innovations in cloud-based technology are allowing small and medium-sized companies looking to eliminate paper invoice to enter this arena.

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ACCELYA linked to ‘Chorus Factures’ for electronic invoicing to the French State

January 28, 2014  |  Adoption, Electronic Invoicing, Government

ACCELYA is now connected to ‘Chorus Factures’ (‘Chorus Invoices’), the paperless invoicing portal put in place by the French State for use by its suppliers. Companies that use ACCELYA services may therefore send electronic invoices to the State for public contracts executed. ACCELYA applies its skills -specifically in the area of electronic invoicing- to streamline the invoicing process for its customers and to reduce related costs, through optimum transmission of their invoices to the public authorities.

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South Africa rolls out Nationwide e-Billing and Payment Service in 2014

January 14, 2014  |  Adoption, Africa, Electronic Invoicing

BankservAfrica is rolling out South Africa's first bank-based electronic billing and payment service. BankservAfrica is wholly owned by South Africa's leading commercial banks and is the country's main automated clearing house. The new EBPP service is being introduced to consumers through connected online banks in 2014.
Initially BankservAfrica is making the service available to consumers via the participating banks, with plans to address the needs of corporates and business users at a later stage. Two of the largest municipalities in South Africa have already connected to the service, for the delivery of local taxes and charges, with the imminent launch of a range of retail billers via Nedbank.

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UnifiedPost signs protocol to promote the adoption of e-invoicing services on the Belgian market

UnifiedPost signs protocol to promote the adoption of e-invoicing services on the Belgian market

January 13, 2014  |  Adoption, Electronic Invoicing, Europe

The main objective of the protocol was to formalize the collaboration between the ASA and the leading providers of e-invoicing services on the Belgian market. This is part of a larger initiative in which a total of 10 protocols will be signed with different industry groups. One of the commitments taken by the Belgian e-invoicing services providers which signed the protocol is to agree on a standard for invoice exchange - the result of a lobbying initiative from UnifiedPost and a step forward for making e-invoicing more accessible to SMEs.

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