A Look Back at 2017; Growth, Partnerships and Setting the Standard for True Integrated Receivables

2017 was another successful year for our team here at FTNI, with record sales growth fueling the expansion of both our sales and marketing teams, as well as our development and customer service teams. The rewards of this exciting growth has come in several different varieties, including the addition of a record number of new customers added to our ETran Integrated Receivables platform, exciting new partnerships, and enhancements to multiple ETran modules and supporting features across the platform. 

In this post, we'll take just a few minutes to highlight some of our most popular and noteworthy announcements, enhancements and content from 2017. 

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Topics: Straight Through Processing, integrated receivables

12 Gifts of True Integrated Receivables (Part 2)

It’s nearing Christmas Eve, and while many good little boys and girls will have to wait to open their presents just a bit longer, we’re giving you a head start. Below, you’ll find six more gifts for you, wrapped and ready to go in our second and final installment of our holiday-themed “12 Gifts of True Integrated Receivables,” blog series.

In Part Two, you won’t see ten lords a leaping, but you will find yourself dancing like the eight ladies once you unwrap the final six gifts of True Integrated Receivables (IR).

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Topics: integrated receivables

12 Gifts of True Integrated Receivables (Part 1)

Christmas carols are a love/hate relationship, there is no middle ground. You either absolutely love this time of year, or you can’t stand the constant cheer. “The 12 Days of Christmas” has been labeled as the “holiday’s most annoying carol” by Vox, therefore FTNI felt it was necessary to revitalize this classic with an integrated receivables spin, quite possibly the only way to save this dying carol.

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Topics: integrated receivables

From the Front Lines: Three Steps to Achieve Straight-Through Processing Leveraging RDC, EIPP and Recurring Payments on a Truly Integrated Receivables Platform

Remote deposit capture (RDC) of checks has many benefits—not least, reducing the manual labor required for processing, and ultimately posting checks into the appropriate back-office systems. That, in turn, can save you money. When you automate check processing using RDC, it’ll cost you between 10 and 20 cents per transaction (depending on monthly volumes)—significantly less than the $1 to $2 (or more) per transaction that traditional outsourced lockbox processing can cost.   Read More

Topics: Straight Through Processing, EIPP, RDC, integrated receivables

Recent Fintech Investments Signal Ongoing Evolution Among Banks; Still Fall Short of Delivering Holistic Receivables Processing Solutions

Lately, banks have been taking some noteworthy strides to innovate in the AR space by investing in new fintech technology. It’s exciting to see, and we hope it’s a sign of things to come—but although this is a positive sign for future collaboration between banks and fintechs, these recent investments and partnerships still don’t go far enough. 

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Topics: financial software, integrated receivables, Banks

Adoption of Truly Integrated Receivables Solutions Grows Across Multiple Industries

Each day brings new announcements and news from the ever-changing world of payment technology. With so much new information coming at you each day, it’s easy to miss topics that may be valuable to you. So we thought now was as good a time as any to take few minutes to catch you up on some of the most recent news from FTNI.

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Topics: distribution companies, integrated receivables, Banks

Transforming Insurance A/R Operations with Truly Integrated Receivables Solutions

 If you’re an insurance company, your customers probably want to do everything online, from making claims to paying bills. Like the banking and healthcare industries, today’s insurance providers find themselves providing their customers with a bevy of different payment methods and channels—everything from ACH and pay by phone to online and mobile solutions.

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Topics: Straight Through Processing, Insurance, integrated receivables

True Integrated Receivables—Defined. How to Separate Truly Integrated Solutions from Dashboards.

We’re delighted to see that the topic of integrated receivables is receiving more attention from the industry these days, and as an early “preacher” of the benefits truly integrated platforms can deliver, we’re excited more companies are taking notice. But as the conversation continues to intensify surrounding these solutions, we can’t help but notice that there is a growing number of technology providers happy to say that they can provide integrated receivables solutions. But talking the talk is much different than actually walking the walk.

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Topics: Straight Through Processing, integrated receivables

FTNI In the News: A Guide to Remote Deposit Capture Solutions

 
Originally published on remotedepositcapture.com on 3/30/17.
 
There is no one set of criteria for businesses to use in assessing remote deposit capture. In this, the first in a series of articles, we offer key considerations and guidance for businesses interested in RDC solutions.
What are businesses looking for from RDC solutions? It depends on who you ask.
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Topics: RDC, integrated receivables, Remote Deposit Capture

FTNI In the News: New Partnership Brings AR Automation to Horicon Bank Clients

Originally published on pymnts.com on 2/22/17.

Horicon Bank and Financial Transmission Network, better known as FTNI, are partnering up to help streamline the accounts receivable process for corporates.

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Topics: RDC, integrated receivables, Remote Deposit Capture