Viewpoint and Comdata Enhance Integration to Automate Payment Processes

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Tighter product integration between Vista and Comdata’s Virtual Payment MasterCard solution provides customers a more secure and effective electronic process for paying vendors.

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We recognize the competitive advantage this type of integration offers our clients in the construction marketplace

Viewpoint Construction Software and strategic partner, Comdata, now offer tighter product integration between Vista, Viewpoint’s leading construction Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) system and Comdata’s Virtual Payment MasterCard solution providing customers a more secure and effective electronic process for paying vendors.

For construction firms, building efficient AP processes translates to using an electronic payables solution that streamlines the payment process. The latest release of Vista by Viewpoint includes new integration features with Comdata to automate the electronic payment process in three ways.

First, new FTP functionality allows for two-way transmission of payment and reconciliation files, eliminating the need to leave Vista to use a third party FTP client. Second, a new prompt to upload to Comdata promotes faster payment processing while reducing errors and delays with just a click of a button. Finally, files received from Comdata can now update the AP Payment History in Vista with payment information specific to each transaction.

“We’re excited to offer customers these new time-saving and error-reducing features in the latest release of Vista by Viewpoint,” stated Henry Ferguson, Director of Business Development with Viewpoint. “Comdata and Viewpoint worked closely together to develop a rich roadmap for integration that greatly improves AP process efficiency for the construction market.”

“We recognize the competitive advantage this type of integration offers our clients in the construction marketplace,” said Eric Newton, Senior Vice President for Construction with Comdata. “Our ongoing strategic partnership with Viewpoint allows us to offer our mutual clients an evolving best-in-class construction technology solution to positively impact payment processes and ultimately support business growth.”

About Comdata
Comdata Inc. is a leading business-to-business provider of innovative electronic payment solutions. As a company that provides issuer and processor services, Comdata provides corporate payments, virtual card, fleet and prepaid solutions to over 1,000 construction customers. Comdata’s SVS division is a global gift card and loyalty innovator that manages over 600 million cards and processes over 1 billion transactions originating from over 45 countries and in 26 currencies worldwide every year. Founded in 1969 and headquartered in Brentwood, Tennessee with more than 1,200 employees globally, Comdata Inc. enables over $54 billion in payment volume annually.

About Viewpoint Construction Software
Viewpoint is a provider of innovative construction-specific software solutions to the global construction and capital project industries. Viewpoint provides the tools they need to improve project profitability and visibility, manage risk, and effectively collaborate with the entire project team. Viewpoint solutions include everything needed from preconstruction to construction and facilities maintenance, and are offered on a variety of platforms, including Cloud, Mobile, SaaS and On Premises. Headquartered in Portland, Oregon, USA, and with offices in the UK and Australia, Viewpoint has become the technology partner of choice, with customers located across the globe in more than 28 countries. These customers include more than 30 percent of the ENR 400, and more than 50 of the top mechanical and electrical contractors in the United States – more than any other construction software provider. For more information, please visit

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