TLDR (InvoiceSmash can automate your Coke invoices)
When we started InvoiceSmash we knew businesses in the food service industry were going to love our service. We’ve now automated pretty much every major food supplier in Australasia and we’re adding more all the time. And this is a great thing for our customers.
But one bump along the way that we faced early on was that one of the biggest suppliers of them all, Coca-Cola Amatil, doesn’t produce text/electronic PDFs. Instead, their accounts receivable finance system generates a PDF which is a computer generated image. Typically an image PDF means its a scan which means you need to use OCR…which means bad data quality which means its a pain for everyone. But wait…no, I said its a computer generated image…computer generated images are not the same as scans. They are a much higher quality image and more predictable for OCR software which means it can be OCRed without the drawbacks.
So what we did is built a little ‘subsystem’ in InvoiceSmash which OCRs coke invoices, does it perfectly every single time, and is completely automated. This demonstrates our commitment to making our customers lives better…er more automated. We are probably the only software service that can do this and give you the line item details.
We’ve also confirmed that Coca-Cola Amatil can and will email their invoices to you as an email attachment if you ask the Credit Team to do so. All you have to do is call the Coca-Cola Amatil Credit Team on 1800 151 791, give them your Outlet ID and your InvoiceSmash email address and perfect AP automation is yours for the taking.
(InvoiceSmash has no relationship with Coca-Cola Amatil whatsoever, we just process a lot of their invoices for our customers in the Food Service industry)