Archive for Payment

The QR Code E-billing Guidelines are now available!

September 26, 2012  |  Electronic Invoicing, Payment, Publications

To continue to provide the electronic payments industry with leading edge products, processes and solutions, NACHA (The Electronic Payments Association’s Council for Electronic Billing and Payment (CEBP)) has collaborated to develop Guidelines on Quick Response (QR) Codes Bill Payment. The guidelines will help establish a single QR code format that can reach consumers wherever they view and pay bills.

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Invoiceware releases SAP NFe dashboard for three-way matching

September 6, 2012  |  Electronic Invoicing, Latin America, Payment

You can now not only get Invoiceware’s help for solving government compliance, but also automating the invoice approval processes and payment. You see, Invoiceware has extended their SAP ERP Compliance Dashboards for Brazil to support inbound invoice processing and commercial compliance, also known as three-way matching.

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Banks, what is your role in e-invoicing and SCF?

September 5, 2012  |  Financial software, Payment

The link between e-invoicing and Supply Chain Finance (SCF) is a special area of interest for RBS. The central question that the bank wants to answer is: how can using electronic rather than paper invoicing lead to better management of working capital, optimal financing structures for corporates, and better control of payables and liquidity?

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4 ISO20022 myths debunked

August 23, 2012  |  Electronic Invoicing, Europe, Payment

As from 1 February 2014, SEPA will replace all local payment systems. Also the overall majority of regular payments and collections in the euro zone will have to be processed as a SEPA payment as of 1 February 2014. Despite, or perhaps due to, the increased interest in ISO 20022 some myths were born. Time to take a look at these myths and debunk them.

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Why dreaded compliance mandates create AP perfection and e-business innovation [6 takeaways]

In several contributions in the blogosphere Steve Sprague (Vice President at Invoiceware International) reflects on how Latin American e-invoicing compliance mandates have a positive impact on e-invoicing adoption and innovation. His key takeaways on mandated e-invoicing.

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Banks and e-invoicing. Will they play their part? Or go for partnerships?

At some point an invoice needs to be paid. The same goes for e-invoices. And somewhere down that line a financial institution comes in. Banks for instance. Banks have a lot to do with payments. And as e-invoices provide great opportunities to integrate invoice information with payments, you’d reckon that banks all over the world would enter the e-invoicing arena. Right?

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Banks and service innovation: becoming more relevant to SMEs? [POLL]

July 25, 2012  |  Financial software, Payment, Research

Businesses need banks. To transfer and receive money. For extra money. For international expansion. But that doesn’t mean that every business is completely of the services that banks provide. That is why more and more businesses are looking for other providers to get their needs fulfilled. That is why more and providers are looking for profitable ways to compete with banks. And that is why banks are more than ever exploring how to become more relevant to their customers. A recent poll shows what the US banker sees as most relevant.

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6 e-billing and AP automation news bits

Let’s test your computing knowledge: how many bits are in a byte? We’ll give you a moment to come up with the answer (and no googling!)… Very good, there are 8 bits in one byte. So technically we can’t give this article the title “news byte,” so we present you 6 e-invoicing and AP automation news bits.

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Banks: 7 easy ways to optimise your corporate clients working capital [WEBINAR]

July 16, 2012  |  Electronic Invoicing, Events, Payment

In times of crisis, like this credit crunch, it is essential to increase your relevance towards your customers. And to your customer’s customers. That is why working capital management and access to liquidity are now on top of mind. Take a look at at least 7 ways companies and corporates can improve their cash liquidity and optimise their working capital requirements.

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US kicks-off with e-billing: countdown timer and online payment platform

US kicks-off with e-billing: countdown timer and online payment platform

Why wait for 2020 like Europe if you can have it in place by 1 March 2013? It is clear that the American countries are setting the pace for e-invoicing and e-invoicing adoption. On 1 March this year the Treasurer of the United States, Rosie Rios, started an official countdown clock, marking one year until the March 1, 2013 deadline when ALL federal benefit recipients must receive their Social Security and other federal benefit payments electronically.

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