IPayment, Inc., a premier provider of payment solutions and processing services, today announced a new partnership agreement with Opti-‐Port, a national alliance of leading multi-‐office eye care providers that leverages the combined strength of its member companies to provide revenue enhancing, cost saving, and market expanding opportunities.
This new partnership leverages iPayment’s enterprise business and support infrastructure. Partners like Opti-‐Port are equipped with the power of iPayment’s industry leading direct sales force, dedicated account management, customized reporting, a full suite of payment technology solutions, and superior customer service and technical support for Opti-‐Port’s members. Each program is customized to meet the partner’s specific needs and designed to deliver maximum value for the partner and their end customer.
“A key element of our value proposition for our member providers is group purchasing,” said Jim Edwards, President of Opti-‐Port. “As we evaluated potential partners for payment processing, we found that iPayment offered the most well-‐rounded program including sales and marketing support, technology offerings, simplicity in terms of applications, approvals and boarding, and, of course, pricing.”
“Partnerships are core to our business,” said Greg Castro, VP, Business Development, iPayment. “As we began our discussions with Opti-‐Port we found that our flexibility, transparency and suite of products and value added solutions were a perfect fit for their organization and the needs of their member providers. We designed a customized program for Opti-‐Port that is truly a win-‐win for everyone involved.”