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The EESPA annual survey results are in: >1 billion B2B, B2G and B2C e-invoices processed!

The EESPA annual survey results are in: >1 billion B2B, B2G and B2C e-invoices processed!

European e-invoicing service providers report a significant growth of 27% and over 1 ¼ billion processed e-invoices in 2015.
1 252 million electronic invoices were processed and delivered in 2015 by members of the European E-Invoicing Service Providers Association (EESPA), based on a set of survey results completed in July 2016. This represented a significant growth of 27 per cent over 2014 volumes of 985 million.

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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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Gartner 2016 Magic Quadrant for Procure-to-Pay Suites: Basware a ‘Leader’ and Verian a ‘Visonairy’

Leaders are often what other providers in the market measure themselves against, and they are the most likely vendors from this report to be in the P2P suite business five years from now. Visionaires offer a cost competitive alternative.

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Corcentric releases white paper “How Closed-Loop Commerce Networks Transform the Order-to Cash Cycle”

This research, based on a 2015 survey by IOFM, shows how as businesses are increasingly focused on accelerating cash flow, the continued reliance on manual processes creates friction across the Order-to-Cash (O2C) cycle.

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The State of E-invoicing – 2016 Trend Report [Sponsoring opportunity]

E-invoicing is on the rise. The next 5 to 10 years, millions of companies and organisations will be looking for applications, providers, products and services. They start (and validate) their decision making processes by researching information. And in today's world, the most effective and efficient way of information gathering is by using online and social media resources.

Starting from 2004 numerous daily search queries on e-invoicing, by representatives of these millions of companies and organisations all over the world, have created a massive ‘e-invoicing data set’. Using this data set, this report answers questions like: ‘What are the best en worst performing queries on e-invoicing?’, ‘Which topics are rising faster than others compared to a year, two years or five years ago’, ‘What are the trending topics in Europe, North America, Latin America and in Asia?’, ‘Which providers can be ranked among the stars in their domain?’, ‘Did trends mentioned by experts really take off?’, and so on.

We invite you to become part of this exciting report with unprecedented insights and audience. More details and the sponsoring opportunities about 'The State of E-invoicing - 2016 Trend Report' can be found in this document, as well as online here.

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UK SMEs are losing up to £9bn every year due to invoice fraud [Research]

May 17, 2016  |  Digitalisation, Payment, Research

According to Tungstens research, nearly half (48%) of all businesses that were surveyed reported receiving a fraudulent or suspicious invoice in the last year.

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Comarch EDI – The Only Polish IT Company Noticed by Gartner

Previously, Gartner’s report on Customer Experience named Comarch as a “vendor to watch”. This time another fast growing solution, Comarch EDI (Electronical Data Interchange), was distinguished. The analysts emphasized also geographical expansion of Comarch in Western Europe.

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Basware Customers: 277% return on investment and 15-month payback time

Independent study by Forrester Research highlights significant savings and benefits for companies adopting Basware Purchase-to-Pay (P2P) and e-invoicing solutions

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UK Accounts Payable Survey 2015

September 18, 2015  |  Purchase-to-pay, Research

This survey explores the key areas that directly affect Purchase to Pay professionals across the UK in 2015, and takes a look at how they might change in the coming year.

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Tradeshift is sample vendor in Gartner’s 2015 Hype Cycle for Procurement and Sourcing

The "Hype Cycle for Procurement and Sourcing Solutions, 2015" include: multi-enterprise grid functionality, all-in-one supplier collaboration platforms, dynamic discounting, e-invoicing, e-procurement networks.

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