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One Company… One Call.ecap, a Solveras Company Presenting ecap free check recovery To join the audio dial Access Code: Your host is Rich Blair at cell Please bookmark web page where you can also download this PowerPoint presentation
One Company… One Call.ecap, a Solveras Company Electronic Check Alliance Processing (ecap) Presentation of Check Recovery and Secondary Collections
One Company… One Call.ecap, a Solveras Company Today’s Agenda About ecap Accountability Advantages of the free service Overview of Electronic Check Recovery What is RCK and how does it work?
One Company… One Call.ecap, a Solveras Company Today’s Agenda, continued Optional Secondary Collections ecap’ s 3-part reporting system Clients Advantages How to Get Started
One Company… One Call.ecap, a Solveras Company About ecap ecap’s corporate office is located in the historic 1 st National Bank building in the heart of downtown St. Paul, Minnesota’s financial district. The check processing center is located in Franklin, Tennessee.
One Company… One Call.ecap, a Solveras Company ecap was founded in 1998 to address the new changes within the electronic banking services community. ecap merged with Solveras Company in 2008, allowing ecap significant product offering, extremely competitive pricing and the additional support of an international leader in the financial services industry. ecap originates millions of dollars in transactions every month ecap is a member of and active in the Better Business Bureau (BBB), the American Collectors Association (ACA), and the Upper Midwest Clearing House Association (UMACHA). A Little More Background…
One Company… One Call.ecap, a Solveras Company Accountability Now, more than ever, school district officials continue to remind us who should be responsible for the costs associated with dishonored, returned checks… The Check Writer. These errant check writers can cost your district in staff time, material costs, postage, etc. Give your staff back the time to focus attention on more important activities and eliminate potential confrontations with parents.
One Company… One Call.ecap, a Solveras Company Advantages For Your District According to our clients, the #1 reason most districts enroll in our free service is to RELIEVE STAFF to perform other more important tasks. Electronic check recovery is a FREE service. Your district is never charged a fee or startup cost for recovering your checks. Our service maintains a RESPECTFUL relationship with the check writer. We are never abrasive or embarrassing. Our service returns the recovered funds to your account QUICKLY and EFFICIENTLY, crediting your bank account on a weekly basis via EFT Direct Deposit.
One Company… One Call.ecap, a Solveras Company Advantages For Your District You receive 100% of the face value of every recovered check, PLUS a rebate on electronically recovered checks. There is no check volume requirements – we help both LARGE and SMALL districts. Comprehensive, secure online reporting system that provides convenient, accurate, and total accountability for every check in the system, plus ability to view an image of the front and back of your checks. (We will demonstrate)
One Company… One Call.ecap, a Solveras Company What is RCK? RCK is the electronic re-presentment of dishonored checks. RCK uses the automated clearing house (ACH) to debit the accounts of those who write bad checks. RCK helps shift the advantage away from the bad check writer and gives that advantage to the school district. RCK recovers MORE funds than most other methods and does it QUICKLY and EFFICIENTLY. RCK is FREE for your district, simplifying the budget approval process.
One Company… One Call.ecap, a Solveras Company ecap’s Automated Process 1.Bad checks are seamlessly redirected from your bank to our settlement account. 2.Our processing center receives the check and uploads it into the ACH system. A Daily Notification Report is sent to you via . 3.Bad checks are electronically presented to the check writer’s account on “smart dates”… pay days. 4.Face amount of the check is re-presented electronically and a fee (state allowed) is presented in draft form. 5.Recovered funds and rebate are paid electronically (EFT) each Friday On the same date a Reimbursement Report is sent via .
One Company… One Call.ecap, a Solveras Company Secondary Collections For non-NSF checks (stop payment, closed account, etc.) There is never a charge to your district! Letter campaign is started with up to two letters. Skip Tracing if required. Telephone campaign is started. Attorney assisted recovery work commences. Check writer’s fees vary depending on the where state the check was written, as well as the effort required to collect the item. Training insures great results through ethical and honest collection practices that adhere to strict collection guidelines.
One Company… One Call.ecap, a Solveras Company Secondary Collections - FAQs Question: What checks are collected by secondary collections? Answer: All non-NSF checks (closed account, stop payment, forgery, etc.) and NSF checks not recovered after two re-submittals. Question: What happens to the checks when a school district opts to NOT use secondary collections? Answer: The check arrives at ecap’s processing center and is scanned as normal, reported via the Daily Notification Report and online. If a non-NSF check, it is immediately returned to you. If an NSF check, it is returned if attempts to recover the funds electronically prove unsuccessful.
One Company… One Call.ecap, a Solveras Company Secondary Collections - FAQs Question: Will this create additional work for school staff? Answer: If you choose NOT to use our secondary collection service, uncollected checks will be returned to the district, which means additional work for your staff. Questions: Will we receive parent complaints? Answer: Most schools report no noticeable additional complaints when using secondary collections.
One Company… One Call.ecap, a Solveras Company Reports and Accountability ecap ’s THREE PART reporting system provides convenient and total accountability. “Store Notification Report” via (show example) “Reimbursement Report” via (show example) Online Electronic Reporting System (ERS) (show demo)
One Company… One Call.ecap, a Solveras Company Clients - more than 5000 locations Public School Districts - ecap with it’s affiliates provides payment processing for over 500 school districts across the nation (over 450 districts use PaySchools and over 80 districts use check recovery) Municipalities Utilities State & Local Government Offices Retail Merchants
One Company… One Call.ecap, a Solveras Company Our recovery process has among the highest check reimbursement rate in the industry, often exceeding 90%! Reduce confrontation with check writers. There is no need to chase down parents. Reduce the use of certified letters by enrolling in optional secondary collection service. Our service can be customized for your particular needs. If you are not satisfied our service can be cancelled at any time for any reason. The ecap Advantage
One Company… One Call.ecap, a Solveras Company How To Get Started When your school district is ready to enroll simply complete three forms: 1.Terms & Conditions (1 per district) 2.Merchant Application & Agreement (1 per bank account) 3.Return Items Authorization (1 per bank account) Download forms plus an example at
One Company… One Call.ecap, a Solveras Company Where To Send Enrollment Forms First, fax all forms to Rich Blair at Next, mail originals along with a voided check to Blair Consulting Services 7719 Edmonston Cir Bradenton, FL 34201
One Company… One Call.ecap, a Solveras Company What Happens Next After enrollment we help you understand the best methods for notifying parents of your new check collection policy. We schedule and host training for your staff. You receive a Welcome Packet, along with access to your personal and secure online reporting system We notify your bank so bad checks will be routed to ecap. You can also mail on-hand checks to ecap. You can take comfort knowing there is no long term time clause – if you are not fully satisfied for any reason, you may cancel the service at any time.
One Company… One Call.ecap, a Solveras Company In closing we invite you to… Relieve your staff from an unpleasant task, enabling them to focus on more productive activities. Outsource a task that currently consumes district resources, allowing ecap to contribute resources to your district. Join the ranks of over 80 districts that are enjoying the benefits of our free check recovery service. Reminder to bookmark web page where you can download this PowerPoint presentation.