For the past years the Swedish government have pushed lower administration costs in central government agencies. Starting off with a demand in 2008 saying that government authorities should be able to receive standard type e-invoices, and now continuing with a demand (with some exceptions) that says government authorities with more than 50 employees should purchase one of two available e-procurement systems.
In July a press release stated that Swedish government agencies with more than 50 employees together should save 380 million euros with standardized electronic orders. So far so good. But what does that really mean? What requirements does that statement have for suppliers? And how does that statement interlink with other “e” projects pushed by the government?
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