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Colis Privé Selects Esker on Demand to Automate Vendor Invoices in an SAP® Environment

Esker, a globally recognized leader in document process automation solutions and SAP® software solution and technology partner, announced today that Colis Privé, a French specialist in private package home delivery, has selected Esker to automate over 15,000 vendor invoices annually via the Esker on Demand solution.

Already utilizing Esker to automate and deliver its outbound documents (e.g. customer invoices), Colis Privé now leverages the Esker solution to capture and automate its vendor invoices, delivering end-to-end automation for all business processes. Thanks to the Esker cloud-based solution integrated with SAP, Colis Privé benefits from a new level of productivity that it would not have achieved with a traditional paper-based process.

Structured around a network of 18 regional agencies, Colis Privé delivers over 100,000 packages daily with the support of 1,700 subcontractors. Given its size and decentralized model, Colis Privé relies on Esker to automate its outbound and inbound documents — over 40,000 letters sent annually to customers (e.g., administrative mail, delivery tracking notices, etc.), over 2,000 customer invoices and customer reminder letters sent annually, electronic invoices, and now the automation and capture of over 15,000 vendor invoices.

“Prior to Esker, it was almost impossible for us to manage document processing in a traditional manner,” said Yann Yhuel, Administrative and Financial Director at Colis Privé. “Esker delivered not only an efficient automation solution to improve our business processes, but also a Software as a Service (SaaS) model which offered us the simplicity and immediacy to help grow our dynamic young business.” Yhuel concluded, “From the reception of vendor invoices to the delivery of customer invoices, our entire document process is automated without having to worry about maintaining an infrastructure or its related costs. And thanks to Esker’s seamless integration with SAP, we are able to deploy the solution completely transparently, without the need for an SAP developer onsite.”

About Colis Privé

Colis Privé is a specialist in private package home delivery in France. The company distributed over 20 million packages in 2011 and covers 100 percent of the French territory. Emphasizing its quality of service (respect of deadlines and customer relationships), Colis Privé offers flexible and bespoke delivery solutions, adapted to the expectations of e-commerce consumers. With a central hub and 18 regional agencies, Colis Privé employees 300 people and 1,700 delivery subcontractors.

About Esker

Esker is the worldwide leader in document process automation solutions. Addressing all types of business processes from accounts payable and accounts receivable to sales order processing and procurement, Esker cloud computing solutions enable companies to automate the reception, processing and sending of any business document with one platform. Esker helps over 80,000 companies across the world to reduce the use of paper and eliminate manual processes while improving their productivity, efficiency and environmental impact.

With 36 million euros in sales revenue in 2011, Esker operates in North America, Europe and Asia Pacific with global headquarters in Lyon, France and U.S. headquarters in Madison, Wisconsin. Esker is listed on the NYSE Alternext in Paris (Code ISIN FR0000035818). For more information, visit www.esker.com. Follow Esker on Twitter at twitter.com/eskerinc and join the conversation on the Esker blog at www.quitpaper.com.

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