Agency Service Partners
Electronic Payment Systems
CSI – Corporate Spending Innovations
Since 1989, Corporate Spending Innovations (CSI) has provided innovative payment solutions with the highest level of customer service to world-leading brands. The company’s highly secure payment products increase compliance, reduce fraud and simplify reconciliations. CSI has earned multiple awards, including the 2015 CODiE Award for the software industry’s best financial management system. With one payment file upload to CSI Paysystems, customers can automate 100% of their B2B payables and disburse global payments through virtual credit card, private network, ACH, check or FX with cross-border payments settled in local currency.
Additional payment solutions include CSI Travel, which brings the most important elements of travel payments together on one platform travel service providers, travel managers and travel management companies full visibility of travelers, secure virtual card payment options and real-time solutions to common booking challenges. The power of CSI Travel can also be accessed from any smart device through the CSI Go mobile app, which lets you see trip details, get directions, access hotel authorization forms and book an Uber.
CSI is a dual issuer and processor of Mastercard and Visa. Learn more at www.corporatespending.com/media
David Dique, President & CEO
Liane Sanson, Divisional President, Advertising Media [email protected]
FastPay is a financial technology platform that reduces friction and unlocks capital for buyers and sellers across the media landscape. Since its inception in 2009, FastPay has accelerated the movement of more than $6B by providing customers with shorter processing times, increased visibility and high levels of invoice approval. Using FastPay, Advantage customers have the ability to pay invoices via virtual card, ACH, portal, secure fax and checks.
FastPay is exclusively focused on payment solutions for media, with proprietary data and technology curated from 60,000+ media suppliers and buyers.
FastPay’s leadership team brings decades of credit and payments experience from Green Dot Corporation, Capital One, Morgan Stanley, Goldman Sachs and Skrill. Headquartered in Los Angeles, FastPay has offices in San Francisco, New York, London and Westborough, MA.
Credit Card Processing
Advantage and TSYS have partnered together to bring credit card processing products and services including competitive rates to our clients. TSYS (stock symbol TSS) is one of our nation’s premier providers of electronic payment solutions and technologies.
To see how this new program can work for you, contact Kenny Roark, TSYS Senior Account Analyst, by phone 657-220-7634 or email [email protected].
Even if you do not currently have credit card processing, contact Kenny Roark at TSYS to learn how easy it can be. IMPORTANT: Be sure to state that you are a current member of IECA to receive program benefits.
Accounts Payable Automation
IPS provides Advantage Software users with a digital invoice and posting process from Day 1. Eliminating the manual tasks required to process invoices will enable advertising agencies and marketing companies to post all invoices they receive directly into Advantage Software’s platform as EDI, without human operator intervention, and in a transparent and highly secure environment. That is why four of the five largest media and advertising agencies in the world process their supplier invoices with IPS. Learn more about the IPS & Advantage partnership.
Media Buying Software
COREBuy, COREDirect (Visual import)
Basis Technologies (https://basis.net) formerly operating as “Centro,” offers a SaaS platform composed of integrated applications that automate manual operations, standardize business processes, and improve marketing and advertising performance. The technology provides a comprehensive selection of buying methods across desktop, mobile, connected television (“CTV”), linear TV, audio, search, and social media.
Strata – StrataConnect
Jointly developed by Strata and Advantage this new application replaces the standard text file import with an innovative method for “integrating” media buys with accounting and finance seamlessly.
Advantage clients now have a better way to handle sales and use tax. AvaTax automation by Avalara, the leader in eCommerce sales taxes, integrates seamlessly with Advantage to give you fast, easy, accurate and affordable sales and use tax calculation. Find out more about the Advantage-Avalara partnership.
A quality payroll service to serve client outsourcing needs. (Integrated with Advantage General Ledger)
Check & Custom Printed Products
Sir Speedy has made it easy for you to create and order approved Check forms and other custom printed products! You’ll find this on-line service is easy-to-use, fast and priced just right.