Online Payment Processing Solutions

Simplify the Online Acceptance of Credit Card & ACH with EIPP Solutions and More.

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Flexible Online Payment Solutions

Payment processing operations continue to evolve as new technologies enter the payments landscape, adding to an already diverse and complex accounts receivable (A/R) environment. Legacy payment systems and traditional receivables processes simply cannot keep pace.

Offering self-service, online payment solutions to your customers is a natural extension and evolution for your expanding A/R payment options and processes—especially during a time of social distancing and hyper disruption such as we are living in today.

By adding the ability for your customers to make payments online they gain the convenience to safely and securely make payments when and where they want, and your A/R team gains complete oversight of all incoming payments from a single, cloud-based user interface that also includes associated remittance details that can be automatically posted to any back-office system. 

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Online Payment Solutions to Fit Your Business

FTNI's ETran Online Payment solutions deliver multiple ways to securely accept one-time and recurring online ACH and credit/debit card payments and automatically post transaction details to your back-office accounting, ERP or CRM platform(s). 

With three different online solution offerings—Fully-Hosted, DirectForm, and DirectPost—you are able to implement and integrate the solution that fits your unique business processes, workflows and desired user experience.

Give your organization, and customers, the control and oversight needed by leveraging a seamlessly scalable SaaS platform with industry leading security and compliance.

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ETran Online Payments: How It Works 

Featuring three unique online payment solutions, FTNI's ETran platform delivers the flexibility to utilize your existing bank, merchant processor and back-office relationships to manage the complete payment acceptance, management and cash application lifecycle on a single platform in a convenient, contactless manor.

ETran’s fully-hosted online payment portal allows you to deliver your customers with an easy-to-use, contactless, online payment solution that is white labeled with your branding, but hosted on FTNI’s secure, fully-compliant, cloud-based infrastructure.

ETran’s online payment portal solution minimizes internal support, IT, and ongoing compliance burdens and offers your customers a convenient, secure, and user-friendly payment portal that is available 24x7x365.

Mobile responsive and featuring complete electronic invoice presentment and payment (EIPP) capabilities, ETran's fully-hosted online payment portal allows your customers to conveniently view, select and pay summary-level or original PDF versions of their open invoices via any device.

ETran DirectForm allows businesses to remain in complete control of the user experience within your own webpage, right up until the acceptance of payment information. This includes the presentation of invoices and invoice data, selection of invoices/statements to be paid and the total amount to be paid.

When the customer is ready to submit a payment, they are presented with a secure page that’s hosted on FTNI’s secure and compliant servers. This page is able to be white labeled to reflect your branding for a cohesive user experience.

Your customers are able to securely enter and store payment accounts for convenient access in the future. The ETran DirectForm service can facilitate one-time, recurring, and payments scheduled for a future date.

Accepting ACH/EFT and credit/debit card transactions via your existing website or customer portal has never been easier—or more secure—with FTNI's DirectPost embedded payment acceptance component.

Leveraging FTNI's proprietary DirectPost online payment acceptance services, your web development or IT team can quickly and easily embed ETran’s secure payment acceptance component directly within a payment page on your website, giving you complete control over the entire user experience from beginning to end.

Each of ETran's unique online payment solutions support our strategic mission of delivering truly integrated receivables solutions that seamlessly integrate with any back-office system in either batch or real-time to streamline and automate the cash application process for payments accepted online.

One-time, recurring, or future scheduled payments are all supported within ETran's suite of online payment solutions. ETran's fully-hosted payment portal also supports self-service options for customers to set-up AutoPay (automatic debit) payments based on invoice due dates.

Once a credit card or ACH payment has been accepted through any of ETran's online payment solutions, payment details are immediately passed to the ETran desktop user interface, where your internal A/R team will benefit from additional oversight, workflow management, and reporting capabilities of all payments that have been made online, as well as any payments made through other modules available on the ETran platform.

As is consistent with all modules on the ETran platform, ETran's online payment solutions maximize flexibility and scalability within your A/R operations by working with your existing bank(s), merchant processor, and back-office systems.

Having an agnostic receivables system means you don’t have to change platforms or rebuild existing processes as your business, financial or back-office technology needs change today, tomorrow and years into the future.

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“The addition of new online, mobile and autopay solutions have helped us empower our customers with highly-convenient, contactless payment options, while also modernizing and streamlining our receivable operations. The ability to deploy new payment acceptance capabilities from a single platform that also helps to automate the cash application within our back-office systems is a big win for our customers and our internal operations.”

Erik Chaney, VP & CFO

Gem State Distributors

Available Resources

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eBook: Online Payments

In this free eBook, learn 6 essential tips to help prepare your business for online payments, including the key criteria that should be considered when determining a payment solution that’s right for you.

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Data Sheet: ETran Online Payments

Payment processing continues to evolve, adding to an already complex and diverse payment landscape. Learn how to streamline your payment acceptance with online solutions.

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eBook: Integrated Receivables

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Frequently Asked Questions

The best way to take payments online is through a solution that fits both the unique needs of your business, as well as your customers. With several different online payment options, FTNI delivers your business the ability to find the right solution for your needs. Whether you’re looking to utilize a fully-hosted online payments portal, an integrated payment component or a secure payments page, providing your customers with a convenient, contactless online payment solution creates a better, more secure user experience for your customers while helping your internal A/R team to streamline payment acceptance, processing and posting.

The processing of all online payments is handled by your merchant processor, bank and third-party technology provider. Once you have an online payment solution in place, your customers are able to make payments via ACH and/or credit card, and you don’t have to touch any secure payment data.

FTNI is merchant processor agnostic, so we don’t require your business to work with a specific merchant processor relationship. The best payment processor depends on your business unique needs; FTNI will work with any of your existing and future relationships.

According to a U.S. Federal Reserve Payments study, the most popular online (electronic) payment method across businesses and consumers is credit cards, with ACH payments being the second most popular.

There are several ways for businesses and consumers to make payments including: check, credit card, debit card, ACH, cash. However, the most commonly used payment methods across the B2B payments landscape are check, ACH and credit cards.

The safest way to receive payments online is by working with a third-party technology provider that delivers complete security and compliance across their online payment and accounts receivable solutions.

Credit cards are commonly referred to as the most secure payment method due to their online security features such as encryption and fraud monitoring.

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