Credit Card Payment Services Offer Channel Partners Large, Upfront Incentive Payment Plus Healthy Recurring Revenue Residuals
ORLANDO, FL, Jul 25, 2011 (MARKETWIRE via COMTEX) --
RetailNow 2011 Booth #619 -- Expanding its role within the
distribution value chain, Ingram Micro Inc. (NYSE: IM) today
announced Ingram Micro Merchant Services. The new credit card payment
processing services are being launched at RetailNow 2011, taking
place July 24-26 in Orlando.
Available now to Ingram Micro channel partners in the U.S., the new,
turn-key credit card processing offerings open additional revenue
streams for Ingram Micro resellers by making it easy and profitable
to sell merchant services as part of a new or existing point-of-sale
or technology solution, or as a stand-alone service.
To drive demand and accelerate sales for Ingram Micro Merchant
Services, the distributor is rewarding channel partners with a large,
upfront incentive for each service sold, as well as an incremental
annuity stream that represents a healthy percent of the recurring
revenue residuals received from each customer.
"Ingram Micro Merchant Services is a high-value incremental service
for channel partners who sell to retailers and do business within key
vertical markets such as e-tail, grocery, hospitality, restaurants
and transportation," says Justin Scopaz, general manager, Ingram
Micro Data Capture / POS.
"By teaming with one of the top electronic commerce and payment
processing companies in the industry, Ingram Micro is bringing to
market a competitively priced service that spans our partner base,
offers a very lucrative incentive program and works to remove
additional back-office complexity for all parties involved in the
sale," says Brian Wiser, senior vice president, Specialty Solutions
Division, Ingram Micro North America. "Ingram Micro Merchant Services
is a great, business-building service that our channel partners have
been asking for and we're pleased to deliver."
New Merchant Services Offer Low Transaction Fees, Online Reporting
and 24/7 Customer Support
With Ingram Micro Merchant Services,
channel partners can now offer customers best-in-class payment
processing solutions that feature all the bells and whistles and
boast low processing fees for virtually all types of credit and debit
In addition, channel partners can rest assured that customers using
Ingram Micro Merchant Services will receive 24/7 customer service and
technical support, as well as online access to their account
information, such as billing and detailed reporting of all credit
card types including Visa(R), MasterCard(R), Discover(R) Network and
"Ingram Micro Merchant Services stands out above the rest," says Nik
Parra, sales director, Resource POS. "In the short time we've been
working with Ingram Micro Merchant Services, they've already helped
us close a number of business deals with relative ease."
To learn more about Ingram Micro Merchant Services, channel partners
can call Ingram Micro at (877) 864-8056 or email
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About Ingram Micro Inc.
As a vital link in the technology value
chain, Ingram Micro creates sales and profitability opportunities for
vendors and resellers through unique marketing programs, outsourced
logistics, technical and financial support, managed and cloud-based
services, and product aggregation and distribution. The company is
the only global broad-based IT distributor, serving more than 150
countries on six continents with the world's most comprehensive
portfolio of IT products and services. Visit www.ingrammicro.com.
WhiteFox Marketing (for Ingram Micro)
SOURCE: Ingram Micro Inc.