Credit Card Processing
Fast Charge FREE batch credit card processing
capabilities gives you the option of processing credit card transactions
via secure FTP by uploading a batch text file formatted
to meet our batch processing specifications.
The batch processing file is an ANSI-format text file
with one transaction per line and a single TAB (ANSI
9) character separating each field.
Batch Processing Features:
For complete instructions and features view the Batch
- High Speed Processing: Process from 1 to
1,000,000 transactions per batch file at 10 transactions
per second. There are no limits on the number of files
you can upload so you can upload multiple
- Real-time Reporting: Your credit card and check transactions are
processed immediately, giving you real-time notification
in your online merchant center. You can monitor and
view all approved or declined transactions in realtime.
You can also have the batch receipt file sent to you via secure FTP or emailed.
- Receipts via Email: With Fast Charge batch
credit card processing you can still have receipts emailed to
your customers notifing them of the charge on theiir
credit card or when their card is declined. Your declined
email can ask them to call your customer service toll
free number and your customer service can obtain a
new card to process their declined order. You can
also process a blank email address for customers who
don't provide email addresses.
- Process One Time or Recurring Transactions:
With batch credit card and check processing you can load an existing recurring
customer database all in one file and Fast Charge
will automatically charge your customers on any date
you specify. You can charge one time, daily, weekly,
bi-weekly, monthly, quarterly, semi-annually, annually
or any time frame you choose. This feature is good
for subscriptions, monthly rental payments, web hosting,
donations or any others. You can even automate the
recurring payments and Fast Charge will automatically
reprocess the transactions for you and you can manage
your customers in the Fast Charge recurring manager.
- Process Pre-Authorizations: Some larger merchants
need the ability to process pre-authorizations to
verify the customers credit card is valid for their
service or subscription. With the Fast Charge batch
processing feature you can process a batch of pre-authorizations
and weed out the declines and then re-process the
approved pre-authorized cards as post-authorizations.
This can save large merchants thousands because some
Banks charge for declined cards.
- Receipt File Encryption: To ensure that your
customer data is safe you can request that the batch
file receipt be encrypted using a PGP (Prettty Good
Privacy) Encryption Key, a registered trademark by
Network Associates, Inc.. This can be done by processing
the result receipt in an encrypted file. If you don't
have the KEY to the encrypted file then you can't
open it. For more information about PGP please visit
- Process Credits: With batch processing you
can also process a large batch of credits or refunds.
Many direct marketers find this feature saves them
thousands of dollars in order processing because they
can automate the process instead of having several
people process the refunds manually. Credits and Refunds
are processed the same way as a charge except one
field has to be changed to indicate a credit and not
- Return Batch Result File: Once your transactions
are processed a return result file is processed for
you to download into your order manager program to
process your orders.
- Easy to Enable: Just contact Fast Charge
Support at 800-459-0625 and ask for an FTP account
to process batch files. After we verify your account
owner information we'll create an account for you.
NOTE: The batch processing account is free
and there are no additional fees!
- Online Merchant Center™ integration:
Batch transactions are processed using the same secure
payment engine as your web transactions. All of the
Online Merchant Center™, FRISK™
Fraud Protection and reporting features are available.
- Customer Service: Our team of dedicated support
professionals are available to answer any questions
you have about your transaction processing needs.