Saint Paul, MN (PRWEB) September 15, 2012
Merchant Data Systems (MDS) specializes in merchant services. MDS offers a wide variety of services such as payroll, credit card processing, debit card processing, credit card terminals, merchant cash advances, credit card machines, merchant processing, mobile payment, invoicing solutions, etc. Traditionally MDS has always helped process consumer payments for brick and mortar businesses. However, MDS has made several alliances that have allowed it to offer online processing and other virtual merchant services that are becoming increasingly popular today. Customers expect to be able to pay a business with the most up to date technology such as online shopping carts or payment via smartphones. MDS can offer these capabilities to any kind of business, including a sewing, needle, and fabric store.
MDS provides highly convenient services. Not only does MDS process customer payments accurately but the company also offers financing options to startup businesses. The vision of opening a sewing, needle, and fabric store can be realized with the help of MDS. MDS financing can provide the capital that startup businesses need. One option is to take advantage of MDS' equipment lease program. MDS offers an array of specialized equipment for lease. Some equipment leased by MDS includes office equipment, restaurant equipment, security equipment, fitness equipment, dry cleaning equipment, construction equipment, agriculture equipment, and general business equipment.
Another convenient service provided by MDS is its payroll solutions. The payroll service offered by MDS is cost effective, efficient, and secure. MDS has teamed up with two of the biggest giants in the payroll industry to ensure quality service. Employee information is handled with accuracy and care and is kept confidential. MDS’ services also provide merchants with a variety of insurance plan options. Such insurance plans include life insurance, health insurance, disability insurance, and IRA plans for employees. More information is readily available from MDS’ payroll specialists.
MDS also offers many methods to accept payments. Payment processing by MDS can be done in house (retail), mover the phone or via mail, online (e-commerce), and more. MDS has low rates for credit card processing. MDS can give a business the ability to accept Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover, Diners Club, and JCB cards. MDS’s processing network gives immediate approvals or declines and is compatible with most POS systems. These systems include those created by Verifone, Micros, Aloha, IcVerify, and other companies. MDS has many POS options available and also leases POS equipment. MDS also offers hardware and software options to accept payment via mail or phone as well as fraud protection and address verification. For e-commerce, MDS provides encrypted processing, web design services, and other software.
Additionally, MDS provides cash advances and fast cash loans. MDS has an alliance with Money for Merchants, a company that processes cash advances. This alliance allows MDS to give cash advances to merchants when they need cash to keep their businesses flowing. The money is paid back via credit card receivable. Cash advances are instant. This benefit is not excluded from new businesses. Businesses that have just opened can still get a cash advance based on their predicted monthly sales. These rapid cash advances are used when businesses don’t have enough cash flow to meet payroll, taxes, marketing, supply, or equipment needs.
MDS can program any system that accepts credit cards. MDS works with nine different software processing networks which can communicate with any sale system. All of MDS’s tools are certified as PCI compliant. MDS uses TeleCheck Warranty to accept checks online for security and fraud protection. Some of the several payment processing options provided by MDS include online merchant terminals, a terminal merchant club, high quality mobile solutions, point of sale solutions (POS), merchant software solutions, and equipment warranty programs. MDS utilizes RoamPay for mobile credit card processing which allows merchants to process credit cards via computer or cell phone without additional hardware. RoamPay can work on many different mobile phones across all major phone service providers. RoamPay is not limited to just the iPhone like other systems.
MDS is especially equipped to prepare any business for the future increase in mobile processing. Most smartphones come standard with programs written in HTML5. MDS has POS integration systems that make mobile processing convenient and easy to do for any business. Most major businesses not only have a presence online, but also have a mobile page accessible to customers from their smartphones. Small businesses shouldn’t let themselves get left behind. MDS can do any form of payment processing whether it be mobile processing, online shopping carts, wireless terminals, or just plain old credit and debit card processing. Also MDS can process from anywhere in the US and with any internet speed. Getting started with MDS is as easy as visiting the website and contacting the company. MDS is highly flexible and able to meet a wide array of merchant needs no matter how small the business.