A US-based grocery retailer has signed a $500,000 contract with Direct Insite - the provider
of cloud-based e-invoicing solutions for accounts payable, accounts
receivable and payments automation - to streamline their accounts
United States government agencies haven't exactly made much positive
fiscal publicity for themselves over the last several years, but that
may soon change for the better. Under direction from the Obama
administration, agencies are adopting better business processes, most
particularly through usage of expense management and invoice management
solutions. Most recently, the U.S. National Park Service went live with
its own e-invoicing platform, which was implemented to assist federal
agencies and their suppliers in streamlining the order-to-pay process.
Belgacom and Proximus are the classic example of how you can properly
deal with e-invoicing. Since 2004, their customers have the opportunity
of receiving an electronic version of their invoice: the Green Bill.
More than 460,000 Belgacom and Proximus customers are already taking
advantage of this. That isn’t enough, the telecom providers must have
thought, because from 3 December they offer their customers Zoomit. It’s
e-invoicing in your familiar online banking program.
Belgacom introduced Zoomit on 3 December, a
second service for receiving and managing electronic bills. Zoomit,
together with Belgacom’s “Green bill”, enables residential Belgacom and
Proximus customers to manage and pay for their bills via online banking.
Customers decide themselves when to pay their bills, saving time and
contributing to the environment. Belgacom began offering the electronic
bill in 2004. To date, more than 460,000 Belgacom and Proximus customers
have opted for the electronic bill.
Fiserv, Inc. FISV +1.01% , a leading global provider of financial
services technology solutions, announced today that it has delivered its
two billionth electronic bill, or e-bill, since 2005. E-bills contain
the same information as paper bills and are delivered through the online
banking or company websites where many consumers already pay their
bills. By incorporating e-bill delivery into their regular bill payment
habits, consumers are able to save time, gain financial control and stay
organized. In fact, according to the 2012 Fiserv Billing Household
Survey, the top reasons consumers activated e-bills were convenience (69
percent), email reminders (31 percent) and financial organization (27