Archive for Europe

Smart tactics in e-procurement could save UK SME’s 106 billion GBP

August 18, 2016  |  Europe, Procurement, Research

If British SMEs could realise even a small percentage of the estimated savings by e-procurement, profitability would soar and working capital as well as cash flow would be significantly improved, allowing businesses to be more agile and flexible.

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EDICOM leads European project to promote e-invoicing in public health

DICOM will set up a multi-syntax solution for each of the participants, enabling them to process invoices in several standards. This platform will also comply with the European semantic interoperability specifications. The doors are open for interested parties to participate!

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FIT Solutions announces its Supply Chain Finance Service in the Turkish finance sector

e-Finance is a FIT Solutions Supplier Financing Platform which steps in the situations where the corporations are required to collect their receivables earlier in order to make their payments regularly and on time.

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“E-invoicing has been the biggest change since the Romans”

After a shaky start, the Spanish Ministry of Finance states that the process of implementation of this plan has been a success. At the moment, suppliers have sent nine million electronic invoices for a superior value of 46,000 billion Euro.

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eFinans and TESISQUARE join forces for e-invoicing in Turkey

eFinans and Tesisquare, the two leading companies of digital transformation, join their forces for the projects of electronic invoicing in Turkey. This strategic partnership involves Turkish tax compliant e-invoicing projects with value added technical and financial services by this partnership.

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EESPA + OpenPEPPOL Position Paper: reduce the amount of syntaxes

EESPA and OpenPEPPOL are very concerned by the provision in the Directive 2014/55/EU that all 300.000+ EU public sector contracting authorities will need to be able to receive electronic invoices expressed in any of a list of up to four syntaxes to be recommended by CEN TC 434 for a European core invoice standard. They propose 2 syntaxes.

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Five key points for selecting a PEPPOL access point provider

July 8, 2016  |  Digitalisation, Europe, Procurement

If you are a medical or in-vitro device supplier, to be compliant with the UK Department of Health’s e-procurement strategy, you will need to have made a commitment to PEPPOL by September 2016. Here are five key points to selected a proper PEPPOL provider.

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Germany prepares legislation to mandate future B2G e-invoicing

The German Ministry of Internal Affairs (BMI) has drafted new legislation to transpose the EU Directive 2014/55/EU into German legislation. However, the new German draft regulation has an ambition that goes far beyond the EU Directive 2014/55/EU.

It shall for example affect all invoices, regardless of the amount. In addition it paves the way for the government to define further requirements, for instance mandating suppliers to send invoices just in electronic format. The latter however has net yet been drafted.

CEGEDIM develops e-invoicing for Sage

Sage makes it easier to send and receive e-invoices with its interoperable Sage eFacture platform, thanks to Cegedim. The platform lets companies bring themselves into compliance with the legal framework for e-invoicing that will take effect between 2017 and 2020.

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What does the ‘Brexit’ mean for UK Peppol implementations?

Will the Brexit undermine the current e-procurement strategy and throw it into turmoil? Or will e-trading remain a very real necessity in driving down costs and suppliers, who trade across Europe, will continue to benefit from a consistent, though locally developed, PEPPOL infrastructure?

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