Poland sets an example, starts e-invoicing coalition

May 15, 2012  |  Adoption, Electronic Invoicing, Europe  |  Comments Off

How is that for a change? Together with the ‘Polish Confederation of private employers and companies’ Orange Poland decided to create the coalition ‘I choose the e-invoice (Wybieram e-fakture)’ to promote the electronic payment of bills

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Kuehne + Nagel Selects Tradeshift

May 15, 2012  |  Electronic Invoicing, Europe  |  Comments Off

Kuehne + Nagel, one of the world’s bigger logistics companies, selected Tradeshift for e-invoicing. The first stage of the trial will see Tradeshift implemented across five countries followed by a wider European rollout

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EU Commission wants mandatory e-procurement in all Member States by 2016

May 9, 2012  |  Europe, Government, Legal  |  1 Comment

We sure didn’t see that one coming: The European Commission decided that all public sector buyers will be required to carry out procurement electronically by 2016. By setting this deadline for mandatory e-procurement, a massive €100 billion should be saved annually across the EU from the even more staggering €2 trillion procurement spend across the EU

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Dramatic increase of e-invoicing in Finland

May 9, 2012  |  Adoption, Electronic Invoicing, Europe  |  Comments Off

A recent blog post from Bo Harald showed a dramatic increase in e-invoicing adoption in Finland. He provided us with a graph that shows how e-invoicing literally exploded the last few years

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Basware allows for e-invoicing via PEPPOL

That said, Basware’s customers now can send and receive PEPPOL-compliant e-invoices and documents to customers and suppliers. Staples Finland, a key supplier of office and industrial supplies to government agencies, has become one of the first companies to start using PEPPOL-compliant e-invoices

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EU E-invoicing Forum asks you: provide useful definition of terms

April 17, 2012  |  Europe, Research  |  1 Comment

During the last meeting of the European e-Invoice Multistakeholder Forum it was agreed to obtain a useful ‘definition of terms’ the Working Group via the members of the European e-Invoice Multistakeholder Forum, and via them their constituencies. And you are part of such a constituency ….

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Norway to accept only e-invoices as from 1 July 2012

Is it okay to mandate e-invoicing? That is one of the most debated issues when it comes to e-invoicing adoption. As of July 1st the Norwegian government decide tot only accept invoices from suppliers in electronic format. And also it has appointed service provider EVRY as a formal access point for all invoices in EHF format

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Status of reducing administrative burdens in the EU [9 Questions and Answers]

March 14, 2012  |  Digitalisation, Europe, Publications  |  Comments Off

We received a memo on the status of reducing administrative burdens in the European Union. Reducing administrative burdens are part of the Commission’s smart regulation agenda. And we all know that e-invoicing, invoice automation, SEPA and several other digitisation services are part of of that EU agenda

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Threat Outbreak Alert: fake electronic invoice e-mail messages

February 27, 2012  |  Electronic Invoicing, Europe, Featured Articles, Legal  |  Comments Off

On 16 februari 2012 the Cisco Security Intelligence Operations detected significant activity related to Portuguese-language spam e-mail messages that claim to contain an electronic invoice for the recipient.

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Basware Webinar: Invoice Automation for Small and Medium Businesses

February 23, 2012  |  Europe, Events, Invoice Automation  |  Comments Off

Join Basware for a special presentation to experience the advantages of invoice automation for small and medium-sized organizations

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