Corcentric Implements COR360 AP Automation for Professional Sports Organisation

April 25th, 2014 by in Invoice Automation, North America

Corcentric announced an agreement to implement its AP automation solution COR360 for one of the US nation’s leading professional sports organisations.

The integration of COR360 into the organisation’s Accounts Payable processes will help the organisation fill the automation gap related to their invoice workflow and to eliminate the use of paper invoices.

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It is time to accelerate towards full digitisation [Opinion]

April 25th, 2014 by in Electronic Invoicing, Europe

With the EU Parliament’s approval of a European standard for e-invoicing in public procurement, we got one step closer to the creation of a true digital single market in Europe. Now, it is time to accelerate the journey towards full digitisation, writes Martin Hurley in his article “Removing barriers to e-invoicing” at EurActiv.

Martin Hurley is the vice president and general manager of outsourcing services at Ricoh Europe, a technology company specialised in office equipment.

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44 of the best E-invoicing and AP automation news items in March 2014

We have gathered over fourty international news items, views and acquisition jubilee here at the E-invoicing Platform over the past couple of weeks – but if you missed it, the Monthly Recap of March 2014 is your humble servant.

Here’s every one of those stories from the entire month, waiting for you in an convenient format. So read what interests you, and then go out there and grab the benefits!

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Late Payments Directive, all bark and no bite?

April 23rd, 2014 by in Europe, Legal, Payment

In 2013 the European Late Payment Directive came into effect. It allows EU companies to maximise their payments period to 30 days. Only with mutual consent can contracting parties increase the payment period to a maximum of 60 days.

Sounds nice. But in the B2B and B2SME sectors the Late Payments Directive seems to be all bark and no bite. What is going here?

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Mexico, world class model in electronic invoicing [event announcement]

In July 2014, after a decade of using electronic invoicing in Mexico, AMEXIPAC will host the First International Tax and Invoice Forum, where European and Latin American service providers, together with companies related to the field will be invited.

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OpenText Expands Latin American Presence

OpenText (the global leader in Enterprise Information Management (EIM), today announced its new office in Sao Paulo, Brazil to support its Latin America business operations. Located in one of Sao Paulo’s key business areas, the office will serve as OpenText’s South American hub.

Since establishing its first location in the area in 2000, OpenText has grown its staff, locations and has an expanded product portfolio for the region, including B2B managed services and compliant e-invoicing.

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GS1, PEPPOL, SimplerInvoicing, HubAlliance,…Interoperability interrupted?

April 22nd, 2014 by in Adoption, Europe, Interoperability

There is a very interesting LinkedIN discussion going on regarding interoperability in Europe. What to choose from with platforms in place like OpenPEPPOL, GS1, OpenPEPPOL, SimplerInvoicing, HubAlliance and so on? Or maybe you want to stick with the proprietary platform of the largest e-invoicing service provider(s)?

And even though they are all promoting the same cause (interoperability), it sometimes seems as if their different -business- perspectives on interoperability are having an effect on the current interoperability uptake.

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Corcentric provides Suburban Propane with COR360: state of the art AP automation

April 18th, 2014 by in Invoice Automation, North America

Corcentric is about to implement its AP automation solution COR360 for Suburban Propane. Suburban Propan is a nationwide US marketer and distributor of energy-related products, including propane, fuel oil, and refined fuels.

The integration of COR360 into Suburban Propane’s Accounts Payable processes will help the company bridge the last automation gap related to their non-PO based invoice workflow.

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The E-invoicing Board Game is bound to make you smile. Let’s play!

Because we love this infographic/poster/board game from Esker so much, we wanted to present it to you. It drills the e-invoicing compliance and decision making process down to a board game. All credits to Esker and the creative director of this neat little project! Check it out underneath or download the PDF, and give it a go.

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UPDATE: Towards a single standard for e-invoicing in EU public procurement. In 6 years. Wow

Commissioner for internal market and services Michel Barnier said the move to e-invoicing would “contribute to eliminating barriers to cross-border public procurement” and could generate savings of €2.3 billion per year across the EU.
However as “it would take 3 years to deliver the standard and that would be followed by another 3 years to deploy it”, this move to e-invoicing is way to late to help make the 2020 EU e-invoicing ambition a reality… It’s time for mandatory EU e-invoicing.

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