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Why ACH is Better Than Paper Checks for B2B Payments

By Jeff Kohl on Feb 19, 2021 12:06:08 PM

It has been nearly a year now since many businesses left the office in response to COVID-19. Since then, all business leaders have been trying to figure out how to improve their processes and operations while their workforce continues to work remotely.

One of the biggest hurdles that many B2B companies face is the ability to accept and process payments quickly. 

Savvy B2B business leaders are turning to ACH as a solution… but is that the right solution for your company? Read on to learn why ACH is better than paper checks. 

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How to Deliver a Seamless Sage B2B Omni-Channel Customer Experience

By Patty Benitez on Feb 16, 2021 3:57:28 PM

 

In an effort to bring you continued industry insights in an easy to digest manner, we started a series called Lunch Bites - short industry specific conversations served up in the time it takes you to make a sandwich. In this edition of Lunch Bites, we met with Simon Quinn, Director of Sales at CertiPro, to discuss the changing world of B2B eCommerce and tips to improve the customer expectations as sales shift between brick-and-mortar and online.

For many companies, selling online hasn’t been optional for a long time. The recent pandemic only accelerated the move to omni-channel sales for manufacturers and distributors. Using solutions that integrate with one another can help you streamline business processes and improve partner sales cycles, adding more value to your partner relationship.  

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Acumatica 2021 R1 Virtual Launch Event

By Patty Benitez on Feb 10, 2021 3:31:45 PM

You know you made a great investment when you purchased Acumatica Cloud ERP, and here’s your chance to get the inside scoop on how that investment continues to pay dividends. Join us at the Acumatica 2021 R1 Virtual Launch Event on February 18, 2021 at 1 PM ET / 10 AM PT and learn how this latest installment of Acumatica Cloud ERP continues to bring value to your business.

Learn how Acumatica 2021 R1 adds even more value:

While the new normal left other companies scrambling to figure out how to work remotely, Acumatica already provides us the tools and access to information needed to work from anywhere at anytime.

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Digital Transformation and The World of Accounts Receivable Automation

By Patty Benitez on Feb 4, 2021 11:00:00 AM

In an effort to bring you continued industry insights in an easy to digest manner, we started a series called Lunch Bites - short industry specific conversations served up in the time it takes you to make a sandwich. This edition of Lunch Bites features Matt Shanahan, Chief Strategy Officer at Lockstep  discussing the changing world of accounts receivable and digital transformation in the marketplace. 

“Digital Transformation” is a bit of a buzzword lately. The pandemic has exposed cash traps in accounts receivable, particularly for companies doing business via traditional methods involving paper invoices and mailed checks. Digital transformation is all about eradicating the paper, and moving things to the web and email to collaborate with customers digitally. The goal of digital transformation in AR is to lower days sales outstanding (DSO).

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Keeping Ahead of the Payments Curve – 2021 Payment Trends

By Jeff Kohl on Feb 1, 2021 11:48:19 AM

2020 was a year filled with disruption. Businesses everywhere needed to adapt to shutdowns, shift their operations to a remote workforce, and rethink long-standing business processes. 

From new standards in customer experience to new technologies to sweeping industry change.  The payment industry was no exception.

There were many ways the B2B and B2C businesses adapted to the “New Normal” this last year.  The question remains – which of the many 2020 payment trends we identified last year are making the jump to 2021 and beyond?

The APS Payments team has identified some of the top payment trends in 2021.  Let’s explore six of these payment trends below.  

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Optimizing Shipping, Payment Processing, and Customer Expectations

By Patty Benitez on Dec 3, 2020 3:37:31 PM

In this edition of Lunch Bites, featuring Caroline Rua from V-Technologies, I sat down with Caroline to discuss trends we’ve been seeing in the marketplace around B2B shipping and remote work. Watch the video below to learn more, or read on for a summary of the discussion.

 

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Avoid Downtime on Black Friday Payments 2020

By Jeff Kohl on Nov 2, 2020 5:54:19 PM

Is your eCommerce, Brick-and-Mortar, or B2B store prepared for the 2020 holiday season?

Customers and merchants in 2020 face a new, unprecedented environment. Nationwide shutdowns and work from home (WFH) operations have caused digital purchasing and payment methods to skyrocket.

This unique situation can serve as both a challenge and an opportunity for merchants, and gains made during the holiday months could help recoup profits lost during the shutdown earlier this year.

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Payment Partner Perspectives with Mike Augello, CEO, iTech Support

By Patty Benitez on Oct 26, 2020 4:24:15 PM

i-Tech Support, one of our first Acumatica partners was recently listed as a Bob Scott’s Top 100 VAR. To celebrate their accomplishment, I reached out to Mike Augello, CEO and Founder, i-Tech Support, to get his perspective on the Acumatica community, partnering with APS Payments, and how COVID-19 has impacted their clients. Mike has been a key partner for us in the Acumatica community and he had some great insights to share. Watch the video or check out an excerpt of the interview below to learn more about our Partner Driven organization!

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APS Payments Announces New Sage Payments Integration for Sage X3

By Patty Benitez on Oct 22, 2020 6:16:27 PM

APS Payments is excited to announce a new integration with Sage X3, enabling users to manage the entire business, at a lower cost.  Businesses using the Sage X3 ERP are now able to take advantage of the full suite of benefits with the seamlessly integrated, omni-channel, and all-in-one payment solutions from APS Payments.  This adds to APS Payments existing integrations in the Sage ecosystem for Sage 100, Sage 300, and Sage 500.

The Sage X3 solution is the backbone for many businesses. Today, more and more customers want businesses to accept payment via multiple payment methods. Sage X3 strives to simplify business management for its users, and payment processing with Sage X3 should be just as easy. APS Payments provides you with a simple and effective Sage X3 credit card processing integration that allows you to reduce risk, decrease fees, and increase your company’s revenue.

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APS Payments Sponsoring ASUG Best Practices: SAP Business One

By Hillary Heath on Oct 20, 2020 5:16:40 PM


APS Payments will be a Gold Sponsor for ASUG Best Practices: SAP Business One (formally known as the Biz.ONE Conference) Oct. 27‒29.  The virtual event has content specifically designed for the SAP Business One ecosystem.

The event will showcase SAP thought leadership insights and give you an exclusive look at upcoming functionality and roadmaps. Hear case studies from leaders and experts who are adapting to today’s evolving business climate by leveraging SAP Business One. Register to access best-practice presentations, demos on the latest solutions and add-ons, and interactive panel discussions. Plus, don’t miss Hillary Heath’s presentation on Thursday, October 29 starting at 1:35 ET. 

APS Payments is excited to showcase our APS ClickToPay feature for SAP Business One! Merchants can now take advantage of one of our most successful and most requested ERP features on the SAP Business One platform. Read more about APS ClickToPay for SAP Business One.

Join us online for free at ASUG Best Practices: SAP Business One!

Date: Tuesday, October 27‒29, 2020
Time: 1PM PST

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