ESAP 9.1, Periodic Invoicing, is a process for exchanging business information electronically that helps companies in areas such as: electricity, water and telephony to invoice periodically based on measured consumption.
Who uses ESAP 9.1?
The benefits of ESAP 9.1
By complying with ESAP 9.1, the parties will always have the same and up-to-date information on, for example, measurement points, electrical installations, contract prices and item information in their systems. This makes it easier for the vendor to invoicing and enables the buyer to post and check the invoice automatically.
Invoice errors are detected immediately
Any errors in the invoice are detected directly during the automatic check. This means that the buyer only pays for consumption for contracted plants and at the right price. In addition, the buyer can be sure not to accidentally pay another company’s invoices. The supplier, for his part, receives the correct payment at the right time.
Electronic commerce makes it easier
Since ESAP 9.1 is clearly described, this means that all parties implement the business process in the same way. This allows the invoice recipient and the invoicer to use the same solution for all different business parties.