Salisbury Foundation Trust


Internal Reference Number: FOI_4952

Date Request Received: 14/03/2019 09:51:29

Date Request Replied To: 12/04/2019 12:54:05

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Request Summary: PEPPOL (Pan European Public Procurement On Line) usage by procurement at the Trust

Request Category: Private Individuals

Question Number 1:
Does your trust use PEPPOL as the messaging standard for key documents (purchase orders, advance shipping notes, invoices) to be exchanged between the trust and suppliers? Please see attached for a PEPPOL definition

a. If yes, please provide the name of the PEPPOL access point provider (i.e. GHX, Pagero, EDICOM, Tradeshift etc) *Please see attached for a definition of a PEPPOL access point provider
b. What was the annual cost of their services in 17/18?
c. Contract Start Date
d. Contract End Date
e. Did the organisation use a framework to procure this service? If so, please provide the framework name
f. Please provide the name and job title of the individual who signed the contract
g. Following the purchase of your PEPPOL Access Point Supplier, has the organisation seen any quantifiable benefits, if so, please provide detail of these benefits (i.e. reduction of hours spent on manual checks, % of tasks process automation, reduction in errors)
Answer To Question 1:
b. £1,000
c. November 2014
d.August 2019
f. Job title is Procurement Manager, name is personal information and as such we have applied Section 40, as detailed in attached Refusal Notice.
g. Reduction in time relating to manual processing of invoices in accounts payablePEPPOL definition.docx
Question Number 2:
Does the PEPPOL access point provider integrate with any other non-NHS systems to provide services, supported by and compliant with PEPPOL? (i.e. to provide Process Orders (PO’s), Stock Items, Auditing, Fraud Protection etc.)
a. If yes, please provide the name of the non-NHS provider and the type of service provided:
Answer To Question 2:
Please see attachments:
PEPPOL definition.docx
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