The Green Sheet Online Edition
May 11, 2015 • Issue 15:05:01
ePayment made simple, flexible, convenient
Systems East Inc., established in 1981 and based in Syracuse, N.Y., created Xpress-pay, an electronic payments solution designed to securely process online, mobile and touch-tone phone payments. The company, which specializes in municipal finance and collections, saw a need to modernize payments for retailers, municipalities and various vertical industries. "Xpress-pay excels in emerging markets by creating customized payments solutions that fit our commercial clients' unique needs," said Gary DeBaise, Xpress-pay Account Representative.
According to the company, consumers can use to Xpress-pay's mobile wallet on smartphone browsers to initiate payment transactions without exposing cardholder data or downloading an application. Participating merchants receive immediate, PCI-compliant payments. The mobile wallet supports quick response codes, donations, shopping carts, one-touch checkout and recurring payments. It can be integrated with POS systems to securely connect smartphones to the POS to complete a payment. It is also compatible with third-party applications.
ePayment for billing, collections
Merchants can use Xpress-pay's secure ePayment portal for bill presentment with built-in interest calculation to ensure accuracy. They can accept online bill payments made by checks, credit and debit cards. The site supports card readers for in-person payments, Xpress-pay noted.
Visitors can pay any enrolled business by selecting the state, organization and bill type. They can also enroll in recurring payments and print receipts. A customizable touchtone phone payment solution enables merchants to securely interact with unbanked and under-banked customers. The solution includes custom and bilingual scripts. Dial-in demos of the interactive voice response solution are available, as well.
Administrative ease of use
The company prides itself on providing administrators with the necessary tools to manage accounts and billing. Xpress-pay can create and maintain interest formulas and permission levels, add bill types and specify options related to search fields and guidance to visitors.
Private-label versions of Xpress-pay that include customized images and colors are also available. Merchants with existing customer portals can use Xpress-pay's real-time integration to add a branded and secure payment component to their existing site.
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