Stadtwerke Augsburg

E-Invoicing? Stadtwerke Augsburg are ready!

The Challenge

Municipal and investor owned utilities are more and more forced to provide customers with electronic invoices. While the “ZUGFeRD”-standard is a hot topic in Germany, the requirements for successfully implementing a suitable E-Invoicing solution aren’t always clear.

Stadtwerke Augsburg (swa) trusted their long-standing partner with this challenge and chose the SEEBURGER E-Invoicing Solution.

The Solution

The SEEBURGER E-Invoicing Solution is modular and can be used for SAP- and non-SAP-systems with delivery on-premise or as a cloud service. Based on the good experience with the ARS-module swa decided to trust SEEBURGER’s E-Invoicing Solution ZUGFeRD module.

The implementation was done in a quick and uncomplicated way, since the SAP Add-On providing ZUGFeRD functionalities and detailed monitoring capabilities was provided through a transport for SAP for Utilities.

Due to the highly standardized nature of the solution, only a few customizing settings and mapping changes had to be adjusted, before swa were able to generate and send out their first electronic invoices using the new standard.

By taking this next step to realize their “digital strategy” swa aims to provide customers and partners with additional benefits, like the support of inbound and outbound electronic invoices.

All SEEBURGER E-Invoicing customers have the opportunity to use additional Add-Ons for quicker reaction times when it comes to format changes or the necessity to support other formats, for example ZUGFeRD 2.0/Factur-X or other national E-Invoicing regulations.

Industry:
Utilities
 

Solutions:
E-Invoicing
 

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SEEBURGER’s E-Invoicing Solution helps us to react quicker and more cost-efficient to invitations to tender as well as provide our customers with new added value. We are really satisfied with our experience with SEEBURGER in this implementation, as it was highly professional as usual. We feel well prepared for whatever E-Invoicing requirements will come up in the future.

Michael Schnall, Team Lead Strategy and Data Utilities swa

About Stadtwerke Augsburg

Being Bavarias third largest municipal utility provider, Stadtwerke Augsburg has over 1.800 employees across the region. The company provides electricity, natural gas, district heating and drinking water for about 350.000 people in the Augsburg area and also provides comfortable mobility with busses and tramways.

www.sw-augsburg.de