Software companies develop module connect.ZUGFeRD to the exchange of electronic invoices with Microsoft ERP products Berlin, 12 September 2013. The callas software GmbH strengthened together with the COI GmbH and navigate GmbH systems and consulting the electronic exchange of invoices on a ZUGFeRD basis. The three companies have designed a solution that allows users of the widely used ERP system Microsoft Dynamics NAV (formerly Navision) to implement the ZUGFeRD data model virtually no setup costs. The solution includes the module connect.ZUGFeRD. This interface connects, by the three companies to provide the Web services for the billing and processing. connect.ZUGFeRD is installable with minimal effort and is provided by Microsoft for use with Microsoft Dynamics NAV as a certified module.
Then, it is now possible to generate ZUGFeRD-compliant invoices directly from Microsoft Dynamics NAV out or process received invoices. These are imported directly into Microsoft Dynamics NAV and are also available with all transmitted data for sharing and editing processes. This is ensured by the ZUGFeRD format that the data are accurate and complete. Manual entry of invoice data is eliminated. A special feature of the solution is the volume-based billing without basic fees.
So is a gradual introduction of connect.ZUGFeRD without high setup costs possible. For users who want no volume-based billing, an on-premise solution offered in addition, near the ZUGFeRD functions locally be set up in the network and made available. It is generally accepted that the expenses in the calculation input workflow by ZUGFeRD is dramatically lowered, eliminating steps, such as scanning, OCR, identification of the invoice fields and assignment to a booking, complete”, explains Walter Koch, head of development at the COI GmbH. benefit also the suppliers, for a smoother processing of their invoices at the customer ensures faster payment.”with the ZUGFeRD data model the electronic exchange of invoices is standardized and simplified massively. To realize the savings potential as a result in the invoice processing, ERP systems have equivalent functionality”, says Dietrich von Valencia, business development manager of callas software.