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Richard Manson

Richard Manson

Director and co-founder of CloudTrade, an organisation that provides a supplier-friendly way to send and receive electronic invoices and other business documents. Prior to Richard's current role, Richard worked for a Big 4 consulting organisation focusing on cost reduction in finance and procurement functions - commonly achieved through the deployment of ‘best of breed’ technology and process re-engineering. More recently he worked for a Bussiness Process Outsourcing organisation, specialising in back office finance services.

The future of eInvoicing: To EDI or not EDI?

The future of eInvoicing: To EDI or not EDI?

Organisations looking to implement EDI for the first time need to consider the challenges associated with this legacy approach to electronic trading. And those looking to upgrade should think twice before throwing good money...
The future of e-invoicing: to EDI or not EDI?

The future of e-invoicing: to EDI or not EDI?

Organisations looking to implement EDI for the first time need to consider the challenges associated with this legacy approach to electronic trading. And those looking to upgrade should think twice before throwing good money...
PEPPOL, Portals and Poor Supplier Service

PEPPOL, Portals and Poor Supplier Service

The Pan European Public Procurement Online (PEPPOL) enables suppliers to connect seamlessly with buyers. But many suppliers are missing out on some of the benefits of PEPPOL by using third party portals.
PEPPOL changes the way the NHS does business

PEPPOL changes the way the NHS does business

Now the PEPPOL network for e-invoicing is in place, which method is best for your organisation?    This Spring the NHS opened its doors to and started trading via the new PEPPOL (Pan European Public Procurement On-line)...
5 facts and myths about the PDF invoice

5 facts and myths about the PDF invoice

A PDF invoice… e-invoicing or something else altogether? This topic has sparked many debates yet views are often mis-informed. We separate the myths from the facts… Myth: There are both digital and electronic invoices In...
Why do suppliers reject EDI invoicing?

Why do suppliers reject EDI invoicing?

EDI invoicing is nothing new. In fact it has been around since the 1970’s, so why do organisations that venture down this route still find it so hard to on-board suppliers?