Find out what happened when paper-led organisation, Van Gansewinkel, decided to go digital with the help of Basware. From happier employees and suppliers to zero waste and a sustainable model, the results were impressive.
As a pioneering European supplier of waste services, sustainability is a key component of Van Gansewinkel’s philosophy, which is why in 2010, they decided to transition from paper-based to e-invoicing with the help of Basware.
Prior to this, an archaic invoice processing system was used, with upwards of 45,000 invoices being manually scanned each year -- a laborious task, particularly for an organisation with several locations and thousands of employees.
“...We decided to have a look at another organisation that was already using the Basware Invoice Processing solution. It was exactly what we were looking for, and was very user-friendly. We were convinced immediately.” -- Hans Wolfs, Accounts Payable Manager at Van Gansewinkel.
An evolving system to suit everyone’s needs
After implementing e-invoicing, Van Gansewinkel began receiving 30% of invoices digitally. To deal with the remaining 70%, the company used the Basware Scan and Capture solution to efficiently convert paper invoices into an electronic format.
The company has utilised many Basware solutions over the years to fine-tune their workflows, enabling employees and suppliers to manage their time more effectively.
“The comprehensive Basware Network offers suppliers literally every possibility to deliver invoices electronically: automated, manual and even outsourced. The sky is the limit!” says Wolfs.
To infinity...and beyond
When it comes to electronic invoice processing, Van Gansewinkel is future-proof. Soon, when a solid purchasing solution is added to the financial process, their purchase-to-pay process will be complete.
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Download the full case study to find out more about:
How Van Gansewinkel overcame the challenge of getting all suppliers on board with e-invoicing.
The different ways that the Basware Network makes workflows easier across Accounts Payable.
Van Gansewinkel’s plans to adopt a full purchase-to-pay solution for their business.