It boils down to carrot and stick (both being money). Either you suggest faster payment or that you move your business elsewhere or a variation of that.
Depending on invoice volume that is either cXML or manual entry on the ASN. Using ASN as a conversion tool unfortunately raise the support effort on your end as you add yet another component. Since support by ASN itself is perceived as barely existent the vendors will knock on your door.
Also the legacy EDI conversion implemented by ASN is a bit defective (if that affects you is depending on EDI standard and your demand of data on the invoice)
> multiple invoices for one purchase order
Why is that a problem? That's supported or rather ASN would be unusable without it from my POV.
Thanks for your reply Andreas.
Multiple invoices for one purchase order is not a problem for us, most of our suppliers manage (some more sucessfully than others) to do this via PO Flip. Ariba have mentioned a bulk upload tool to us but I have yet to see it and wondered if you had come across it ?
The bulk upload (spreadsheet) is a value add service by Ariba. They have to customize each upload based on each customers requirements.
Ally has just engaged them to enable our ASN sites and expect to be live in January.