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					                              BIC e4Books Accreditation Scheme
                                                      Application form for Booksellers
                          Information in support of your application will be treated in confidence


Name of company seeking accreditation

Address

Name of individual responsible for this application

Telephone number                                 Email

Your SAN or GLN                                  Date




Section 1: ABOUT YOUR BUSINESS

Q1.1    Please list your main business systems and say what role they play e.g. accounts system,
        EPOS system etc.


Q1.2    Are you a registered user of Batch.co.uk?


Q1.3    Do you use direct party-to-party EDI for any of your trading relationships?



Q1.4    If yes, please provide details:

        Q1.4.1 Value-added network
        Q1.4.2 EDI via FTP/AS2
        Q1.4.3 Other


Q1.5    How do you encourage your suppliers to trade electronically with you?


Q1.6    How do you encourage your staff to use e-commerce in preference to alternative methods
        of communication?
Q1.7    To what extent do you take advantage of telephone hotlines?


Q1.8    Would you be prepared to vary your trading terms with suppliers according to the amount
        of e-commerce you do with them?


Q1.9    What is your approximate trade profile in terms of the percentage of books sold?

        Q1.9.1          General

        Q1.9.2          Academic

        Q1.9.3          Other


Q1.10 If you are an independent bookseller, approximately what percentage of your business is
      supplied by wholesalers?


Q1.11 If you are a bookselling chain, how many branches do you have?


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Section 2: ABOUT YOUR E-COMMERCE
This section relates to the extent and volume of commercial transactions you have conducted with
your trading partners electronically over the past 12 months. Please note that it must be possible
for these transactions not only to be sent electronically but also to be received and acted on
automatically and without human intervention. Unstructured data sent in, or as attachments to,
emails does not qualify as e-commerce.


1.      PRODUCT INFORMATION

Q2.1    What provision do you make for your customers and staff to have access to up-to-date
        bibliographic data?


Q2.2    How frequently and from what sources do you receive bibliographic data?

        Q2.2.1 CD-ROM: Source:                           Frequency

        Q2.2.2 Bespoke feed: Source:                     Frequency

        Q2.2.3 Other, e.g. web services, RSS etc. (please give details)

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2.     ORDERS AND ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS


Q3.1   Which systems or services (Teleordering/Nielsen, PubEasy, wholesaler systems etc) do
       you use to send electronic orders)?


Q3.2   What percentage of your order lines do you estimate is sent electronically?



Q3.3   Are you able to receive electronic order acknowledgments?

       Q3.3.1 If yes, to what use do you put them when received?

       Q3.3.2 Please give examples of the suppliers who send you them.

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3.     ELECTRONIC DELIVERY NOTES AND INVOICES


Q4.1   Do you receive and process electronic delivery notes?

       Q4.1.1 If yes, to what use do you put them when received?

       Q4.1.2 Please give examples of the suppliers who send you them.


Q4.2   What percentage of your invoice lines is received and processed electronically?


Q4.3   What percentage of your credit note lines is received and processed electronically?



Q4.4   What systems or services do you use to receive and process invoices and credit notes
       electronically?

       Q4.4.1 Batch.co.uk

       Q4.4.2 EDI

       Q4.4.3 Other (please specify)

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4.     RETURNS
Q5.1    Do you request returns authorisation electronically?

        Q5.1.1 If yes, from which suppliers?


Q5.2    How do you request and receive returns authorisations?

        Q5.2.1                    Batch returns

        Q5.2.2                    PubEasy

        Q5.2.3                    EDI

        Q5.2.4                    Other (please specify)




Section 3: ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Please provide any additional information in support of your application here:



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If you have any questions please contact Peter Kilborn on 020 7607 0021

Please fill in this form on your PC, save the file, attach it to an email to mail@bic.org.uk;
alternatively print off this form, fill it in and return it to the address below.

This form should be returned to:
Book Industry Communication
39/41 North Road
London N7 9DP
Fax 020 7607 0415

				
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