Credit Card Processing Tips and Tricks

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APS Payments to Present on B2B eCommerce Payments at DCKAP eSummit

By Kim Lombard on May 7, 2021 11:28:21 AM

DCKAP is having its annual digital commerce conference virtually, DCKAP eSummit 2021. This FREE one-day virtual conference brings together multiple industry experts, including APS Payments, Nexcess, AvalaraDotdigital, and Cloras to share eCommerce insights.

The DCKAP eSummit is a bi-annual gathering of minds and voices specifically geared towards helping inform and guide B2B businesses, with a focus on the experience in manufacturing, distribution, and the industrial sector. 

Join us for free at DCKAP eSummit 2021!

Date: Tuesday, May 11, 2021

Time: 10 AM - 3 PM EST


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New Guide for B2B Payments - Understanding Level 3 Processing

By Jeff Kohl on Apr 16, 2021 4:07:08 PM

APS Payments has published a free Guide to B2B Payments and Integrated Level 3 Processing to help business-to-business (B2B) merchants understand the benefits of Level 3 processing. 

The B2B payment industry is unique from business-to-consumer (B2C) payments, and the needs of B2B-driven organizations have evolved through the years. As many businesses have learned, it pays to understand and take advantage of Level 3 processing for B2B payment transactions. 

Maybe you’re wondering how to improve cash flow - taking advantage of Level 3 rates can help!

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Securing B2B Level 3 Savings for Your Sage Payment Needs

By Patty Benitez on Sep 21, 2020 7:15:09 PM

Integrated Level 3 payment processing is crucial for B2B companies using Sage in order to streamline workflows, save money, and efficiently leverage the Sage integration.

Is your Sage payments provider meeting your needs as a B2B business, or causing you to miss out on major Level 3 savings? Not all Sage solutions provide the features and functionality that merchants need.  COVID-19 has placed many new constraints and challenges on businesses of all kinds this year. Adapting to the new normal of remote work and digital payments requires payment solutions that do much more than simply process credit cards and debit cards.  This blog introduces you to the benefits of Level 3 B2B processing for Sage users, and lists 5 features that your business needs to demand from your payments provider - or what to look for in a new payments solution if your current provider fails to deliver.

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Understanding Pricing Structures for Payment Processing Rates

By Jeff Kohl on Aug 9, 2019 9:14:56 PM

Uncover the Hidden Costs on your Merchant Statements and Find the Right Credit Card Processing Provider 

Choosing the wrong credit card processing service provider is a costly mistake - but one that can be easily avoided with the right knowledge and guidance. Hidden costs on your merchant statements make the selection process complicated. Small businesses have tight margins and need to cut costs wherever they can so it is obvious that they would benefit from simple and efficient billing processes. In order to arm you with the knowledge you need when evaluating payment processing solutions, this article provides three major tips for understanding how merchant statements work.

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Acumatica Acquired by EQT - Key Facts Recap

By Patty Benitez on Jul 12, 2019 1:25:26 PM

In June 2019, we learned that one of our fastest growing credit card processing ERP integration partners, Acumatica, is going to be acquired by EQT Partners, a leading investment firm with $45B of assets. In the Acumatica Press Release, this acquisition is “through an investment vehicle owned by the same holding company that holds IFS AB (Industrial and Financial Systems). To further reinforce this coalition, following the closing of the transaction Jonas Persson will serve as chairman for both companies. IFS, the global enterprise applications company, and Acumatica, the world’s fastest-growing Cloud ERP provider, will serve growth industries such as manufacturing, distribution, construction, service, energy and A&D, while competing directly with SAP, Oracle, Microsoft, Infor, and Sage among others.”

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3 Reasons Why APS Payments is AccountMate’s Preferred Payment Solution

By Candra Rader on Jun 6, 2019 10:25:00 AM

APS Payments was honored with the AccountMate Vertical Solution Partner Outstanding Partnering Award in 2018 for many reasons. APS Payments offers the only fully integrated AccountMate Level 3 credit card processing solution. The APS Payments and MKT credit card integration offers added functionality and several key features that increase the speed in which AccountMate users process payments, eliminate compliance issues, and drastically lower costs through Level 3 credit card processing.  Get data off your local servers, automate your payments to save time, eliminate double entry, reduce your risk with tokenized protection for private data via the APSPAYS vault, and Level 3 processing that can help you save thousands of dollars on transaction fees. Our APS Payments experts are standing by to advise your business on the best steps forward for your organization.

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Learn about Integrated Payments for Hotels at AAHOA 2019

By Candra Rader on Apr 23, 2019 6:47:03 PM

Whether you are a property management group or internal accounting, you need to view real-time information for specific properties and locations, departments, and more.  Hotels need to synchronize the data between multiple systems including hotel stores, fitness centers, casinos and/or other entities. It is critical for hotel businesses to automate processes with Property Management Systems (PMS) that also integrate with payment software for hotels to get the best rates and increase efficiency.

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Top 12 Features to Look for in Integrated Payment Processing

By Patty Benitez on Mar 28, 2019 11:03:00 AM

How to find the best integrated credit card processor for your business 

As a merchant, you know the importance of getting the most out of your credit card processing and merchant services provider.  You may have already discovered there is a lot to consider when looking for the best integrated payment processing provider for your business. Most merchants agree that it is important to get the best rates but there is a lot more to consider. If you ever had a bad experience with a disreputable credit card processor, you know it is also important to work with a processing solution that you can trust. Savvy merchants know to avoid companies with aggressive and misleading sales tactics, deceptive rate quotes, confusing merchant statements, long-term contracts, cancellation penalties, manual processes, and/or horrible customer service. More than that, merchants need their merchant service provider to be their trusted friend and guide through the payments industry. With that in mind, APS Payments would like to present the top 12 traits of the best processors so that you can always be informed and attentive.

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Acumatica Credit Card Processing: How to Automate Payments

By Patty Benitez on Mar 7, 2019 1:13:09 PM

If you are using Acumatica, there is a simple and secure way to automate billing and get paid faster. APS ClickToPay is a perfect solution for any company that wants to get paid faster.   Stop wasting time with manual based payment collection and automate this process with APS ClickToPay.

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4 Tips to Understanding Merchant Statement Fees

By Patty Benitez on Nov 26, 2018 3:23:31 PM

Understand how you can reduce merchant statement fees and save money!

Are you getting the best rates with your merchant services provider?  How would you know?  As a merchant, you have options when it comes to merchant service providers. The cost of processing credit cards can get out of hand if you are not able to keep a close eye on your monthly merchant statement. If you think your monthly credit card processing merchant statements are confusing, you are not alone. It is very possible that your merchant statement is confusing by design. If you look into your processing fees and start rate shopping, you might find some good reasons to switch to another processor.

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