Esker Online Cloud Fax Services and Accounts Receivable Automation Now
Integrated with SAP® Business ByDesign®
MADISON, Wis. -- June 26, 2013
Esker, a worldwide leader in document process automation solutions, announced
today that its Esker Cloud Fax Services and Esker Accounts Receivable
solutions now integrate with the SAP^® Business ByDesign^® solution. Through
the integration, customers will be able to quickly and easily fax documents,
as well as automate the sending and archiving of paper and electronic
invoices, directly from SAP Business ByDesign.
Esker Cloud Fax Services
Instead of physically printing a document and faxing it from a fax machine,
customers using Esker Cloud Fax Services together with SAP Business ByDesign
can securely submit their documents to the worldwide network of Esker
production facilities where they will be immediately faxed in just a few
clicks. Esker Cloud Fax Services provides the ability to fax documents without
adding hardware or software, and with no traffic or volume restrictions, while
delivering the flexibility to fax either a single page or a batch of
documents. Customers using the solution integrated with SAP Business ByDesign
can fax sales order confirmations, customer invoices, collection letters,
purchase orders and more as they are created.
The benefits of Esker Cloud Fax Services include:
*Through integration with SAP Business ByDesign, customers can fax
documents directly from the SAP solution
*Real-time fax processing, tracking and reporting
*Worldwide facility network
*95% delivery rate within one hour
*Secure and reliable infrastructure
With fixed low rates regardless of time of day and minimum transmission costs
via least cost routing, Esker offers customers one of the most competitive
faxing rates on the global market.
Esker Accounts Receivable
The Esker Accounts Receivable solution integrated with SAP Business ByDesign
enables customers to automate the worldwide delivery and archiving of both
paper and electronic invoices. Paper invoices are handed off to local postal
services around the world in less than 24 hours and e-invoices are sent in
compliance with regulations in more than 40 countries. Automating AR with
Esker’s software as a service (SaaS) solution significantly reduces Days Sales
Outstanding (DSO) by shortening the time between invoice generation and
Proven benefits of Esker Accounts Receivable include:
*Through integration with SAP Business ByDesign, 100% customer invoices are
delivered automatically from the SAP solution
*Cost of sending invoices reduced by 40% to 80%
*Document handling time reduced up to 96%
*Customer web portal
*Customer invoices tracked in real-time
With its Print to Mail Services already integrated with SAP Business ByDesign,
Esker offers the ability to physically mail documents directly from the SAP
solution. Documents are printed, sorted, stuffed into envelopes, stamped, and
put into the postal stream in less than 24 hours of being submitted. Mailing
as a service facilitates the production, sending and tracking process for
customers — delivering increased productivity, reliability and profitability.
“Our expertise in on-demand document process automation solutions is widely
recognized, and we are pleased to be an SAP partner offering solutions in
support of SAP Business ByDesign,” said Jean-Michel Bérard, CEO and president
of the Board of Directors at Esker. “The integration of our Cloud Fax Services
and Accounts Receivable automation solutions with SAP Business ByDesign will
help to strengthen our presence in the SAP ecosystem and opens our solutions
to a broader base of customers. Whether a customer needs to fax or mail a
document, or automate AR, we can help them accelerate the exchange of critical
business documents, eliminate paper, reduce costs and improve their business
SAP Business ByDesign is a fully integrated business management solution
dedicated to companies in the small and midsize enterprise (SME) market as
well as to subsidiaries of large enterprises running SAP solutions in their
headquarters. It delivers the best of SAP software, on-demand. This solution
is designed as a best-fit offering for companies that want the benefits of
highly scalable, flexible business management applications without the costs
of supporting the corresponding IT infrastructure. SAP Business ByDesign
unifies multiple business operations and enables companies to implement
preconfigured business processes in order to solve immediate problems.
Accessed via a single user interface, SAP Business ByDesign delivers
pre-configured software for business processes and supports managing
financials, customer relationships, human resources, projects, procurement and
the supply chain.
All of Esker’s cloud solutions are available directly from the SAP Store — the
online e-commerce channel or “e-channel” for enterprise solutions and services
from SAP and its partners. SAP Store is the place for customers to gain
instant access to the insight they need to make informed buying decisions.
They have the ability to discover, try, purchase and deploy a wide range of
solutions from SAP and the SAP partner ecosystem.
Esker is a worldwide leader in document process automation solutions.
Addressing all types of business processes from accounts payable and accounts
receivable to sales order processing and procurement, Esker cloud computing
solutions enable companies to automate the reception, processing and sending
of any business document with one platform. Esker helps over 80,000 companies
across the world to reduce the use of paper and eliminate manual processes
while improving their productivity, efficiency and environmental impact.
With 40.3 million euros in sales revenue in 2012, Esker operates in North
America, Europe and Asia Pacific with global headquarters in Lyon, France and
U.S. headquarters in Madison, Wisconsin. Esker is listed on the NYSE Alternext
in Paris (Code ISIN FR0000035818). For more information, visit www.esker.com.
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