The ultimate introduction to Peppol — from models to message types

introduction to peppol

Peppol, the open exchange network for business documents, has become the international standard for e-invoicing, e-orders, and many other documents. Our new introduction to Peppol is the definitive guide to the network, how it works, message types, how to get started, and much more. Download the guide for free.

Communication is vital when it comes to business interactions. When companies trade products and services, exchanging the related information directly impacts the efficiency of the process.

It’s no surprise that modern companies communicate and exchange transactions digitally. Through EDI (Electronic Data Interchange), a broader term for the electronic exchange of business documents such as e-invoices, structured messages can be distributed instantly with no data loss or need for manual entries. Structured data is a must for efficient sustainable automation of processes, as well as getting the data in order for sufficient analytics capabilities. Peppol has emerged as the leading international open network for business exchange, companies need to

The definitive guide to Peppol — understanding the business document exchange network” provides an introduction to Peppol; an overview of the network, how it’s transforming business transactions, improving e-procurement, and enabling the use of structured digital data for companies of any size.

The guide includes:

  • The background and structure
  • The shift from two-corner to four-corner model (and the coming five-corner model)
  • How Peppol ID works
  • Message types and use case
  • Benefits and challenges
  • Getting started