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What is PEPPOL?

PEPPOL is a set of standards and specifications enabling cross-border eProcurement among the various European countries. The use of this network is governed by a multi-lateral agreement structure born during the development of the Pan-European Public Procurement Online project, which took place between May 2008 and August 2012. These requirements are currently owned and maintained by OpenPEPPOL; an international non-profit association which emerged in 2012 once the PEPPOL project concluded.

EDI by sector
18 April 2018

EDI by sector: retail, automotive, healthcare

Electronic Document Interchange, EDI, is turning into an essential solution for companies as it generates many benefits, improves competitiveness and boosts the efficiency of businesses.

17 April 2018

List of EDI documents: orders, desadv, recadv, invoic...

The standard format used in electronic data interchange (EDI) for administration, commerce and transport is defined by the United Nations and is known as UN/EDIFACT. It consists of a set of internationally agreed standards, directories, and guidelines for the electronic interchange of structured data, between independent computerised information systems.

28 March 2018

Preparing to start using EDI

Starting to use EDI means adapting your procedures and programs in areas such as invoicing, warehousing and accounting, to a new language and coding that most of the ERPs on the market do not cover. Why? The main reason is that it is a type of relationship that takes into account both the sender and receiver, while ERPs usually focus only and exclusively on organising the customer and not so much on the relationship between that customer and their commercial partners - customers and suppliers.

20 February 2018

The principles of EDI

The use of electronic data interchange is common in many industries, but it has penetrated the following sectors more thoroughly: Retail (supermarkets, department stores, distributors, etc.), Automotive (car or car part manufacturers, dealerships, etc.), Healthcare (hospitals, health centres, clinics, chemists, etc.), and Transport.

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Key numbers

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+30 years

of experience
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+750 MM

€/year managed
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3 Millions

active users
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+1.000 M

documents/year exchanged
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connected companies
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countries with exchange

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