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Frequently Asked Questions

  1. Who is Celtrino?
  2. What is the Celtrino Platform?
  3. What does the Celtrino Platform do?
  4. What is Smart Admin™?
  5. What is e-Invoicing?
  6. What is an e-Invoice?
  7. What are the main benefits of e-Invoicing?
  8. What are the main benefits of e-Invoicing to buyers?
  9. What are the main benefits of e-Invoicing to suppliers?
  10. What does the term ‘cloud’ mean?
  11. What does the term ‘SaaS’ mean?
  12. What does the term ‘PaaS’mean?
  13. What is EDI?

1. Who is Celtrino?

Celtrino specialises in business process and supply chain document automation solutions. With over 20 years of successful trading under our belt, Celtrino has consistently delivered outstanding business value to a customer base of over 600 companies of all sizes, from sole traders to multinationals.

As a pioneer in the provision of outsourced managed EDI services, Celtrino has long championed and delivered innovative reliable and feature rich on-demand supply chain solutions via the cloud.

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2. What is the Celtrino Platform?

The Celtrino supply chain automation B2B platform is purposely designed to scale to meet the huge volumes of inter-company B2B commercial transactions whilst providing the highest level of performance, reliability and business continuity through a fully redundant and secure architecture.

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3. What does the Celtrino Platform do?

The Celtrino B2B platform enables a suite of touchless services to be delivered via Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) and Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) models which offer a dramatically faster implementation process than the old school, single install, and manual update model. The Celtrino Platform eliminates lengthy, project implementation cycles and competition for limited specialist company resources.

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4. What is Smart Admin™?

Smart Admin is a name we have given to our solution set and it is also a way of doing business, smart business. All the Smart Admin solutions are delivered via Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) on our Celtrino Platform which offers a dramatically faster implementation process than the old school, single install, and manual update model.

Smart Admin underpins the effective and efficient management of B2B intercompany transactions. The Smart Admin opportunity is primarily related to back office activities. It facilitates greater productivity and use of your company’s intellectual capital without overloading individual, team or departmental capabilities.

Explore the Smart Admin solution set:

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5. What is e-Invoicing?

e-Invoicing is the management of an electronic invoice life cycle without the use of paper-based invoices as tax originals [from the European Commission for Standardisation].

e-Invoicing is the sending or making available of an invoice and its subsequent processing and storage, wholly by electronic means [from the European Commission Expert Group on e-Invoicing].

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6. What is an e-Invoice?

An electronic invoice (e-invoice) or original electronic invoice (e-invoice) is a dataset in the agreed format, issued by or on behalf of a Supplier, which contains all details agreed between the Trading Partners and all the properties that the competent tax administration may wish to audit [from the European Commission for Standardisation].

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7. What are the main benefits of e-Invoicing?

  • Reduce costs: Eliminate the manual processes and reduce your overheads immediately and transfer staff to more productive tasks
  • Improves cash flow: Invoices are issued and sent immediately to customers resulting in a quicker payment cycle
  • Increase sales: You can now trade electronically with an enlarged buyer community thereby increasing your ability to increase your sales
  • Better decision making: Access to real time data which provides business intelligence for better decision making
  • Future proof the business: Fully electronic approach to business administration practices realises a full end-to-end, machine-to-machine integrated process
  • Eliminate paper: By automating the manual invoice you dispense with the requirement for printed invoices
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8. What are the main benefits of e-Invoicing to buyers?

  • Reduces invoice management costs
  • Validates all invoices before presentation for payment
  • Isolates problem invoices for immediate attention by supplier
  • Immediately communicates Accepted or Rejected invoices back to Suppliers
  • Provides more accurate accounting information
  • Permits timely and better cash forecasting
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9. What are the main benefits of e-Invoicing to suppliers?

  • Reduces Supplier costs for invoicing Buyers
  • Enables quick and inexpensive response to customer demands
  • Facilitates better cash forecasting
  • Validates all invoices before presentation for payment
  • Isolates problem invoices for attention
  • Immediately notifies you of all accepted or rejected invoices
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10. What does the term ‘cloud’ mean?

The Cloud is the infrastructure used to deploy software applications external to the end customer; whether it is through a company’s own technology stack, a managed service provider, or through a PaaS (Platform as a Service) provider such as Azure or Force.com.

The “cloud” is used in the context of the Internet to depict the provision of unlimited outsourced computer network processing capability.

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11. What does the term ‘SaaS’ mean?

Software as a Service or SaaS is the deployment of a B2B software application through the Internet; accessible to the user without implementation into their technology infrastructure and charged on a recurring revenue model.

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12. What does the term ‘PaaS’ mean?

Platform as a Service or PaaS is the delivery of a computing platform and solution stack as a service. [from Wikipedia]

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13. What is EDI?

Electronic Data Interchange or EDI refers to the structured transmission of data between organizations by electronic means. It is used to transfer electronic documents from one computer system to another (ie) from one trading partner to another trading partner [from Wikipedia].

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Next Steps

Email us at info@celtrino.com

Call us on +353 1 873 9900

Smart Admin™ e-Solutions

Price & Product Alignment

Eliminate manual procurement processes and costs in the procure-to-pay cycle

Order

100% accurate order information for all trading partners

Deliver

Immediate electronic proof of delivery information

Invoice

Automate paper invoicing and generate 50-80% cost savings

Ledger Alignment

Automatically identify exceptions between the creditors’ and debtors’ ledgers

Customer Testimonials

The Celtrino Accounts Payable solution is very easy to understand and use

Eddie Hourigan
EDI Co-ordinator
M&P O'Sullivan Ltd

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