Esker and Fuji Xerox Announce Accounts Payable Partnership in Asia-Pacific
LYON, France, and MIDDLETON, Wis. — February 13, 2019 — Esker, a worldwide leader in AI-driven document process automation solutions and pioneer in cloud computing, announced today that Fuji Xerox, a leading solutions provider in document services and communications, will market Esker’s cloud-based Accounts Payable automation solution as part of Fuji Xerox’s offering to optimize accounts payable (AP) management processes in Japan, and soon in Australia, Hong Kong and Singapore. This partnership enables Esker to expand its geographic reach in Asia and deliver intelligent process automation solutions to businesses. The two companies already collaborate in New Zealand where the AP solution was first successfully introduced by Fuji Xerox New Zealand to customers in the construction, retail, business and education industries.
Esker’s automation solution allows businesses to eliminate the manual pains of traditional invoice processing to bring new levels of efficiency to AP. Fuji Xerox customers will benefit from the numerous advantages of AP automation, including: reduced operational costs, accelerated payment cycle times, improved supplier satisfaction, increased early payment discounts, and enhanced reporting and analytics.
As part of the agreement, the solution will be marketed by Fuji Xerox along with consultation, implementation and support provided by Fuji Xerox.
“Fuji Xerox is thrilled to partner with leading process automation provider Esker,” said Toshiharu Yoneyama, corporate vice president and executive general manager, Smart Work Innovation Business Group, Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd. “Combining Esker’s innovation and Fuji Xerox’s expertise in document solutions will enable us to provide our customers with an AP experience like never before.”
“As one of the most well-known technology companies in Asia, Fuji Xerox offers the sales, support and consulting services we were looking for to help grow our customer base and facilitate expansion into new regions like Japan,” said Jean-Michel Bérard, CEO at Esker. “Together, through this strategic partnership, we will help companies increase AP process efficiency and improve cash flow performance.”
About Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd
Founded in 1962, Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd. is a leading company in the Document Services & Communications field, offering solutions and services to help customers resolve their business challenges. Underlying its solutions and services are its world-class office multifunction devices, printers and production printers that we develop and manufacture for worldwide distribution. Together with cloud and mobile solutions, Fuji Xerox builds a communications environment that enables its customers to access the right information, at the right time, and in the right form — thereby contributing to their valuable communications.
Fuji Xerox is a 75-25 joint venture between FUJIFILM Holdings Corporation and Xerox Corporation, and its direct sales force covers Japan and the Asia-Pacific region including China. As a 10 billion dollar enterprise, the company employs approximately 45,000 people globally, with more than 80 domestic and overseas affiliates/sales subsidiaries. For more information, visit www.fujixerox.com.
Esker is a worldwide leader in cloud-based document process automation software, helping financial and customer service departments digitally transform their order-to-cash (O2C) and purchase-to-pay (P2P) cycles. Used by more than 6,000 companies worldwide, Esker’s solutions incorporate technologies like artificial intelligence (AI) to drive increased productivity, enhanced visibility, reduced fraud risk, and improved collaboration with customers, suppliers and internally. Esker operates in North America, Latin America, Europe and Asia Pacific with global headquarters in Lyon, France, and U.S. headquarters in Madison, Wisconsin. For more information on Esker and its solutions, visit www.esker.com. Follow Esker on Twitter @EskerInc and join the conversation on the Esker blog at blog.esker.com.