ROHNERT PARK, CA –CrossCheck, Inc., a leader in check payment processing, announced that Merchant First Bankcard will utilize CrossCheck’s check guarantee services as part of their merchant payment offerings. Merchant First Bankcard provides processing services for credit and debit cards, e-commerce and check guarantee services to thousands of retailers across the country.
Merchant First Bankcard’s check service can increase profitability for a business by making check acceptance “worry-free” for a merchant and fast and convenient for a consumer. Special programs to enable COD check acceptance, multiple-check payment and Internet and Phone checks may be included with the guarantee service, as well.
“We are pleased to complement Merchant First Bankcard’s merchant offerings with our advanced authorization technologies and customer service capabilities,” commented Michelle Schmitz, CrossCheck’s Vice President, Partner and ISO Relations.
“CrossCheck and Merchant First are a great fit. Combining our state-of-the-art services with CrossCheck’s guarantee provides our merchants with the best payment program out there,” stated Alan Gitles, CEO of Merchant First Bankcard. “In addition, we employ a highly qualified telephone sales staff to provide our ISOs with quality leads.”
Merchant First Bankcard is headquartered in Schaumburg, Illinois and provides payment services, including check guarantee and bank card processing to virtual and retail merchants throughout North America. Founder Alan Gitles brings years of industry experience and is the former CEO of American National Bankcard, a leading payment processor. Under his direction, American National Bankcard had over 28,000 merchants. For more information on Merchant First Bankcard, call (847) 221-0410.
CrossCheck, Inc., is a multi-national information services company specializing in predicting, scoring and guaranteeing human behavior in the payment tendering and purchase decisioning processes. Founded in 1983, CrossCheck provides payment guarantee solutions to over 66,000 merchant outlets across the country and handled more than $8.4 billion in guaranteed transactions in 2000. CrossCheck is known for industry firsts and cutting-edge-technology in the point-of-sale financial services marketplace. Visit their website at www.cross-check.com for more information or call (800) 654-2365.