Egencia Picks Cegedim to Roll out Clients Electronic Invoicing in 18 Countries Business Wire PARIS -- November 15, 2012 Regulatory News : After successfully implementing electronic invoicing for its European clients, Egencia has demonstrated its trust in Cegedim by again calling upon its expertise to extend electronic invoicing to international clients. Egencia, one of the world’s leading business travel agents, having experimented with and adopted electronic invoicing for a portion of its European clients, has now decided to expand the system to new countries. To do so, Egencia is again calling upon Cegedim and its GIS (Global Information Services) platform. Taking electronic invoicing international Egencia has already implemented electronic invoicing for the majority of its European clients and now wants to build on its efforts by offering electronic invoicing in additional countries, such as Australia, Sweden, India, the Czech Republic and Poland. Overall, the project will replace paper invoice 1.8 to 2 million invoices a year with signed pdf files. GIS, recognized service quality Following a call for bids in January 2008, Egencia chose Cegedim’s electronic invoicing solution, which is integrated with the interoperable GIS (Global Information Services) platform. This year, Egencia’s teams decided to renew the contract and extend it to other countries. Egencia decided on a solution that allows to send invoices as electronically signed pdf files and lets clients view invoices over Egencia’s portal. Cegedim ensures that all invoices meet the legal requirements of the country in which they are issued and are stored for 10 years in compliant form. Thanks to Cegedim, Egencia will be able to give its clients access to invoices directly via their private reservation site, alongside their reservation history, which is unique in the market. All of the information needed by business travelers and Travel Managers is available around the clock in a single location, accessible using a single login. “We are so pleased that Egencia has again entrusted us with this project to roll out their electronic invoicing,” said Patrick Schuller, Sales and Marketing Director. “Having already partnered on a project that covered nine European countries, we are very eager to work with Egencia to tackle this new challenge, where our expertise and international reach will be a real asset,” he concluded. “Cegedim’s teams were able to work with our technology and provide us with a solution that remains relevant today. Cegedim is truly an electronic invoicing expert, and we are grateful for their support. This project will bring our electronic invoicing coverage to 18 countries, and there are plans to extend that coverage to Scandinavian countries by the end of 2013,” explained Cécile Michaud, Senior Director, Operations, Egencia EMEA. Egencia is the fifth largest travel management company in the world. As part of Expedia, Inc., the world's largest travel marketplace, Egencia helps businesses get ahead by offering the only truly integrated corporate travel service. Egencia's industry expertise helps drive results that matter, delivering meaningful advancements that have a real impact. By combining a powerful offline and online About Egencia, service, Egencia delivers a complete corporate travel an Expedia, Inc. offering supported by global market expertise and a Company: best-in-class technology platform. For more information, go to www.egencia.com. Egencia and the Egencia logo are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Expedia, Inc. in the U.S. and/or other countries. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.© 2012 Egencia, LLC. All rights reserved. Founded in 1969, Cegedim is a global technology and services company specializing in the healthcare field. Cegedim supplies services, technological tools, specialized software, data flow management services and databases. Its offerings are targeted notably at healthcare industries, life sciences companies, healthcare professionals and About Cegedim : insurance companies. The world leader in life sciences CRM, Cegedim is also one of the leading suppliers of strategic healthcare industry data. Cegedim employs 8,200 people in more than 80 countries and generated revenue of €911 million in 2011. Cegedim SA is listed in Paris (EURONEXT: CGM). To learn more, please visit: www.cegedim.com Since 1992 Cegedim has been offering a comprehensive range of dematerialization products and services for all types of corporate document flows in every business sector in Europe and around the world. Cegedim e-business works with companies to digitize their About Cegedim administrative documentation and automate their processes, from order placement to invoice settlement, including e-business: invoicing. To do so, Cegedim e-business relies on its GIS (Global Information Services) platform, a unique offering that includes one of Europe’s leading electronic data exchange networks, with more than 60,000 linked companies globally and 250 million data flows per year. To learn more, please visit: www.e-business.cegedim.com Contact: Isabelle PASCULLI Cegedim e-business Marketing Manager Tél. : +33 (0)1 49 09 23 79 email@example.com or Aude BALLEYDIER Cegedim Media Relations Tél. : +33 (0)1 49 09 68 81 firstname.lastname@example.org or Juliette DUMOULIN Agence Presse-Papiers Media Relations Tél. : +33 (0)1 46 99 69 69 email@example.com
Egencia Picks Cegedim to Roll out Clients Electronic Invoicing in 18 Countries
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