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New AFP Report Reveals Top Benefits of Electronic Payments

Posted February 1, 2017


The recent release of the 2016 AFP Electronic Payments Survey Report from the Association of Financial Professionals reveals several enlightening trends concerning electronic payments use and acceptance in corporate payments transactions. The report covers survey results on faster payments initiatives, continued use of checks for disbursements and collections, top B2B payment methods, cross-border payments, mobile payments, same-day ACH and much more.

The survey responses on benefits gained by sending or receiving electronic payments were particularly interesting:

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Cost savings was cited at the top benefit gained by sending or receiving e-payments. Right behind cost savings, speed of settlement and improved cash forecasting were also named top benefits of electronic payments.

Businesses of all sizes can benefit by moving more B2B payments away from checks to electronic methods. Are you missing out?

Learn more by downloading a complimentary copy of the entire 2016 AFP Electronic Payments Survey here. And if you’re ready to talk about moving more of your organization’s payments to electronic transactions, please reach out to us. We’re here to help you find out how e-payments can benefit your organization.

Graph shown above is from the 2016 AFP Electronic Payments Survey Report, page 18, and is reprinted here with permission.


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