The most important benefits of exchanging electronic invoices are cost and time savings. According to a study, the invoice sender saves 6.60 EUR per invoice, as printing and shipping costs can be avoided.
The invoice recipient even saves 11.20 EUR per invoice, because of a faster and more correct invoice processing. An annual growth rate of 20% confirms: e-invoices are on the advance Europe-wide (source: Billentis, 2016, „E-Invoicing / E-Billing“).
The E-Invoicing law from December 1, 2016 puts the European directive 2014/55/EU into practice. The following institutions will be obligated to receive and process electronic invoices:
Given the fact that between 45% and 65% of all companies within a country are a supplier of the public sector, it is only a matter of time until delivering electronic invoices is common practice.
The Cloud based SEEBURGER Invoice Delivery Service allows you already today to deliver electronic invoices securely to your customers.
The service can easily be connected to your invoice system and supports the formats PDF and ZUGFeRD. ZUGFeRD is the European hybrid format for electronic invoices.
We receive your invoice data in the SEEBURGER Cloud and automatically convert it into ZUGFeRD or PDF documents. We provide your customer with these documents via email – as an MFT download link or as an attachment. Once your customers have signed up for the SEEBURGER Cloud, they can view and download the invoices in the invoice receipt of the app “Invoices” provided specifically for your customers.
Watch our Quick Access Video to get a brief overview of the SEEBURGER Invoice Delivery Service
Our Cloud Services are run in ISO 27001 certified data centers in Germany. With our Managed File Transfer technology, we encrypt your data before transmitting it, so we can guarantee high data security even for sensitive or personal data as used for instance in health care.
You can send electronic invoices to those customers who have previously received paper invoices from you. As neither you nor your customers need to invest in hardware or software, both sides save expenses. Once the service is set up, the billing will depend on the number of delivered invoices.
We don’t limit the file size – you can send as many invoices as you need without having to manage delays or downtimes. As you don’t need to invest in hardware or software, you can immediately start using the service.
Apart from the invoice history, you can also monitor the status of your invoices in real-time. Sending, receiving and reading of invoices is recorder to help you in clarification cases.
The following services or applications are part of SEEBURGER’s E-Invoicing portfolio and may also be of interest to you:
The price model for the Invoice Delivery Service includes a one-time provision fee and a transaction fee per invoice.
Please sign up for the SEEBURGER Cloud in order to get more information about the pricing of the Invoice Delivery Service. The registration is free of charge.