Nacha introduces corporate payments tools
Nacha has introduced its Corporate Experience, a way of demonstrating how businesses can more effectively exchange payments and information. Through a pairing of standards and advanced technology, the Nacha Corporate Experience shows how to simplify the pre-payment and post-payment processes for businesses, allowing for a fast, simple and standard end-to-end transactional experience.
The Nacha Corporate Experience is comprised of different solutions that when used together improve the end-to-end electronic payment and remittance process for businesses-to-business payments. Currently, the Nacha Corporate Experience includes the Business Payments Federated Directory, which leverages blockchain technology to address supplier onboarding challenges. Through the Directory, businesses can obtain, maintain and exchange accurate and compliant payment information improving confidence for buyers and cash application processes for suppliers.
The Nacha Corporate Experience also includes the Nacha Remittance Validator. Developed in collaboration with HighRadius, this allows buyers to validate the accuracy of B2B payment remittance formatting for each of their suppliers, improving the supplier’s cash application process and the rate of straight-though processing.
Additionally, the Nacha Corporate Experience leverages Afinis Interoperability Standards application programming interfaces (APIs). Afinis is Nacha’s member-led organisation that is advancing financial industry standards, including API standards and other financial services standards, across the US and globally. By leveraging a standardized API, businesses can minimise the number of proprietary connections to different financial institutions or networks, reducing costs and resources and ensuring certainty and consistency for all participants.