EDI and eProcurement
Automating the transference of invoices, transactions and other business documents can help you to work more efficiently, not only with Swets but throughout your own organization too. Swets offers a range of Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) and eProcurement (ePro) facilities that can help to streamline your workload and minimize the risk of data input errors.
Keep your systems up-to-date with EDI
Using EDI, you can arrange for invoices, claims, and check-in data to be handled and transferred automatically to Swets. These services release you from repetitive data entry tasks and allow you to focus on higher levels of service, safe in the knowledge that your data is kept up to date and accurate in all systems.
- Eliminate human error from data inputting tasks
- Save time
- Simplify processes
- Reduce library costs
Swets’ dedicated team of EDI specialists are available to support you, providing a smooth experience throughout your transition to EDI:
- Established best practices
- Collaboration with your tech team
- On-going support
Swets supports a range of industry interoperability standards such as EDIFACT and ONIX to connect the flow of data. We have developed straightforward formats for both publishers and libraries, that can also be applied to systems that have been developed in-house. Our EDI services also enable you to harvest SUSHI-compliant usage statistics and download COUNTER-compliant data reports. SwetsWise Selection Support enables you to harvest statistics from more than 70 publishers around the world and track publication usage on a monthly basis.
For further information on Swets EDI capabilities, download our factsheet here.
Streamline your procurement processes
Swets can help you to streamline much of your purchasing processes by utilizing the ePro services. By establishing a data connection between your inter-library system and SwetsWise, our online information management and procurement platform, we can provide you with a single interface to oversee all aspects of your procurement cycle. Swets’ ePro services cater for different approval cycles and are compatible with ARIBA, SAP and other business software.
Manage your subscription spend
Manage your spend across journals, magazines, newspapers, eBooks, online databases and more. Swets’ expertize can help you to realize the full potential of this integration while we handle the technical details behind each transaction. Our project team will be on hand to help you through each phase of testing, setup and implementation.
- Streamline procurement workflows for all acquired content
- Access our extensive eBooks and journal catalogs
- Set up approval cycles to suit your internal workflows
- Use cXML and xCBL industry standards
- Integrate with common purchasing systems including Ariba and SAP
With Swets EPro Services you can receive renewal reminders and specify budget codes, department names or room numbers as reference fields to make your administration more thorough and simplify your own workflow even further.