What are my e-invoicing options?

E-invoicing is changing the way we send invoices and other documents to our partners. Simply put, e-invoicing enables organisations to send and receive invoices electronically, directly to and from their software. It removes the need for unnecessary data entry and inaccurate OCR scanning. E-invoicing happens through a four-corner model, where corners one and four are [...]

3 reports retailers need

A real benefit that’s often forgotten when it comes to electronic data interchange (EDI) is improved reporting. We all know that EDI reduces the amount of data entry errors, but not as many people leverage that data for reporting. EDI allows you to get accurate insights to make informed, data-driven business decisions. From tracking the [...]

Two-, three- and four-way matching: Made easier with EDI

Paying invoices can be a time-consuming task, especially for retailers who pay tens of thousands of invoices a month. Before payments are made, they need to check the goods have been received and the price and quantities on the invoice are accurate. The last thing they want is to be paying for things they shouldn’t [...]

The benefits of e-invoicing for businesses: An infographic

E-invoicing automates the exchange of invoices directly between businesses’ software and its use is growing across the globe as a result of the benefits it brings. Australia and New Zealand have joined forces to to make trans-tasman e-invoicing easier using the internationally-adopted Peppol e-invoicing framework. Any business within this network can now send and receive [...]

Why are retailers moving to drop shipping and EDI?

Increased pressure for high margins has made more retailers look to alternative business models. One of these is drop-shipping. Retailers are moving away from just physical stores and warehouses to drop shipping. This is often coupled with e-commerce stores. As retailers adopt drop-shipping, they’re also starting to look at ways to make fulfilment fast and [...]

Portal to integration: Why switch?

Suppliers have two main ways to comply with their retailers’ EDI requirements: EDI webforms (web portal-based EDI) or integrated EDI. Portal or web-based EDI is often the go-to choice for suppliers just starting out. EDI web portals They’re usually easy to setup and simply use a web browser to send messages to your retailers. The [...]
Things to know about STP

Key to onboarding: Message Compliance Testing (MCT)

Onboarding your suppliers to EDI is an exciting time, but it can be challenging, particularly when it comes to EDI message testing. If you’ve undertaken an onboarding exercise before, you’ll know that suppliers rarely get it right the first time around. Testing EDI messages often involves lots of effort from your team to process messages [...]

Benefits of e-invoicing for software providers: An infographic

E-invoicing automates the sending and receiving of invoices directly between businesses' software. Countries in Europe and South America were among the first to mandate e-invoicing and others around the world are starting to follow after seeing the benefits. In Australia and New Zealand, more and more government agencies and their suppliers are connecting to the [...]

What do you need to prepare for e-invoicing? Your readiness checklist

So, you’re interested in implementing e-invoicing but unsure where to start? You’ve come to the right place. We’ve put together a few things you’ll need to think about. Look at your business processes This is to understand your current business processes and where e-invoicing could fit. Ask yourself: How many invoices are you processing? Are [...]

4 things to think about when choosing an e-invoicing Access Point

Businesses around the world are recognising the benefits the Peppol e-invoicing network. Some of the benefits are: easier invoice processing cost savings faster invoice payments fewer errors exchanging invoices directly to and from software security it’s 60–80% more efficient than paper-based processing. If you’ve decided e-invoicing is right for you, the next step is choosing [...]