Deutsche Bank to launch paperless cross-border services in China

September 2nd, 2013 by in Asia, Digitalisation, Electronic Invoicing, Payment

Deutsche Bank announced the launch of paperless cross-border (payment) services in China as from 1 September 2013. With these services, corporates in China will be able to process their payments and foreign exchange transactions, as well as submit their supporting documents electronically directly via its electronic banking platform ? db-direct internet.

With the Bank’s electronic banking platform, corporates can also benefit from a flexible authorisation set-up for electronic document delivery. Deutsche Bank’s streamlined paperless cross-border payment services via one single platform will enable its clients to centralise their foreign exchange management and significantly improve their operational processes.

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Tradeshift to tap in to Chinese market

September 2nd, 2013 by in Asia, Electronic Invoicing

Tradeshift, in person of Christian Lanng is busy with expanding the size of Chinese users on Tradeshift from currently several thousands to more than 100,000 in the next 12 months by building up a localization version in China.

Large companies all over the world now ask Tradeshift to help them connect their suppliers in China for them outside China. That’s going to be the first focus of Tradeshift and over the next 12 months they will be inviting more than 100,000 Chinese suppliers to join and do businesses with these large companies.

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Intermec selects Invoiceware to Comply with Mexican Electronic Invoicing Law

Intermec Technologies has selected Invoiceware’s SAP® electronic invoicing applications and On Demand Latin America E-Invoicing Network to comply with the Mexico CFDI invoicing mandates set to take full effect at the end of December 2013. Intermec is a global leader in the development, manufacturing and integration of automated data collection and mobile computing systems.

“We selected Invoiceware International because of their level of knowledge in complying with the Mexico CFDI invoicing mandates” said Vickie Canterbury, Sr. IT Manager at Intermec Technologies Corp. “Invoiceware International provides an SAP ERP solution and demonstrated an understanding of the complexities within SAP that can drive challenges in meeting this mandate.”

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Gartner positiones SEEBURGER in the visionary quadrant for its on-premises application integration suites

August 30th, 2013 by in Digitalisation

The designation applies to the SEEBURGER Business Integration Suite (BIS), a 100% in-house-engineered platform that avoids the interoperability problems frequently encountered when vendors bolt on third-party solutions to expand functionality.

The BIS platform includes built-in business process orchestration as well as a high-performance, any-to-any transformation engine capable of supporting application-to-application (A2A), business-to-business (B2B), managed file transfer (MFT) and cloud-to-on-premises integration projects of any scale.

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Saint-Gobain enhances Accounts Payable Operations with Palette

August 27th, 2013 by in Europe, Invoice Automation

Gobain decided tot enhance its accounts payable operation. The solution was supplied and configured by Palette’s partner, Simac Document Solutions, a leading integrator and service provider in Benelux. With five independent divisions and 1700 employees working across 56 outlets throughout the Netherlands, Saint-Gobain wanted a solution that could streamline accounts payable processes across the group, and simplify workflow for staff while giving complete visibility and auditability of its financial position.

PaletteInvoice integrates with Saint-Gobain’s ERP system to provide an up-to-date view of the company’s active invoices and open purchase orders resulting in more efficient financial analysis and oversight.

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Brazilian electronic bill of lading issuance now mandatory

August 26th, 2013 by in Electronic Invoicing, Latin America

As of August 1st, 2013 the Brazilian State Department of Finance (SEFAZ) makes it mandatory for all businesses and self-employed workers providing transport services in Brazil to generate an electronic file with the service provision details, which must be sent to the tax administration by electronic means.

The CT-e or electronic bill of lading for transport is the new electronic communication model imposed by the SEFAZ, whereby companies involved in the transport of goods subject to Brazilian taxation are required to create and store an electronic file for each service provided to their clients.

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Best-practice handbook to succesful supplier engagement

A supply chain project, such as electronic invoicing, relies on suppliers adopting new processes or technologies. By creating a clear enablement strategy with objective measures, organisations can roll out a series of communications that gain suppliers’ commitment.

To help organisations transform their procure-to-pay processes, OB10 condensed 13 years of supplier enrolment best practice into a new handbook. The Supplier Engagement Handbook outlines the crucial steps in a campaign – from stakeholder support and message development to execution and reporting – and takes an organisation from project kick-off to business as usual.

To download a free copy of The Supplier Engagement Handbook…..

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Three times the inevitability of electronic invoicing

Stefan Foryszewski (one of the bosses at OB10) recently shared his thoughts on the inevitability of e-invoicing on the OB10 blog. Part one of three started with an article on the common business case behind e-invoicing. He then looked at how governments around the world are pursuing electronic invoicing to harness cost savings and be more productive.

Finally he discussed in his third and final post how some countries – in particular those considered emerging markets – have taken a more aggressive stance to gain control of the informal economy, and also why size does matter when evaluating e-invoicing networks.

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Van den Bosch Transporten optimizes its customer communications with SEEBURGER

August 19th, 2013 by in Digitalisation

Van den Bosch Transporten is an international logistic service provider specialized in the transportation of dry and liquid bulk products. The company‘s vision is founded upon four core values – quality, commitment, efficiency and clarity. Despite current economic turmoil within the transport sector, Van den Bosch Transporten has succeeded in staying true to these values.

This is why – in addition to saving time and money – Van den Bosch Transporten also decided to optimize transparency and corporation with its customers. The transport company achieved this by automating its business processes and making them faster, more transparent and easier to manage. Van den Bosch Transporten opted for SEEBURGER‘s Business Integration Suite for this purpose.

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GXS Trading Grid is now “Certified for SAP NetWeaver”

August 13th, 2013 by in Digitalisation, Financial software

GXS announced that SAP’s Integration and Certification Centre (SAP ICC) has certified that GXS Trading Grid integrates with the latest versions of SAP Netweaver, SAP’s ERP application. The three-year Netweaver certification confirms that GXS Trading Grid is fully interoperable with SAP NetWeaver and that common integration challenges have already been addressed and resolved.

“With the volume and velocity of data being exchanged between corporations and their business partners increasing daily, tight integration between ERP applications and cloud-based B2B platforms is a critical success factor for every large enterprise,” said Mark Morley, director of industry marketing and head of the SAP Customer Advisory Board at GXS. “This certification demonstrates our commitment to meeting the needs of our customers running SAP.”

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