Executive Briefings

Why Is Maritime Industry Dragging Its Feet on Electronic Invoicing?

INTTRA recently conducted a global e-invoicing study that showed 100 percent of surveyed shippers/freight forwarders want to receive invoices electronically from their carriers, with 81 percent requesting it before the end of 2013. Yet today, most carriers still process their invoices manually, and therefore, so must their customers.

What is the holdup for ocean shipping carriers when many in the commercial and government sectors adopted e-invoicing a decade ago?

Maersk Line stands out as one carrier that has made invoicing a top priority for better customer value. Customers are demanding a process change, but you may be wondering how will making this change benefit the carriers? In addition to financial benefits, there are at least three sure ways that e-invoicing will help businesses in the maritime industry grow and stay competitive in the years to come.

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Keywords: electronic payments, e-payments, transportation management, supply chain management, supply chain management IT, supply chain solutions, manual-entry invoicing, invoicing accuracy

What is the holdup for ocean shipping carriers when many in the commercial and government sectors adopted e-invoicing a decade ago?

Maersk Line stands out as one carrier that has made invoicing a top priority for better customer value. Customers are demanding a process change, but you may be wondering how will making this change benefit the carriers? In addition to financial benefits, there are at least three sure ways that e-invoicing will help businesses in the maritime industry grow and stay competitive in the years to come.

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Keywords: electronic payments, e-payments, transportation management, supply chain management, supply chain management IT, supply chain solutions, manual-entry invoicing, invoicing accuracy