UPS Capital Enhances Its Merchant Services Program

  UPS Capital Enhances Its Merchant Services Program

           Customers Benefit with Incentives by Combining Solutions

Business Wire

ATLANTA -- November 20, 2012

UPS Capital Trade Protection Services, Inc., a subsidiary of UPS Capital^®,
the financial services arm of UPS (NYSE:UPS), is enhancing its merchant
services program for small and medium-sized businesses.

The enhancements include funding settlement in as little as 24 hours; the
convenience of processing payments from a variety of cutting-edge equipment
options whether at a retail location, through the Internet, or on a mobile
device; acceptance of electronic payments at the point of sale via all major
debit and credit cards; and opportunities to earn cash reward incentives when
pairing UPS Capital Merchant Services* with other UPS Capital services.

To provide UPS Capital Merchant Services, UPS Capital is teaming up with
Century Payments, Inc., a nationally recognized leader in the electronic
payment processing industry. The Frisco, Texas-based firm recently announced
that for the third consecutive year, it was named on Inc. Magazine’s 500 list
of fastest growing, privately owned businesses.

“In addition to all the great benefits offered by Century Payments, we will
differentiate our program from the other merchant services programs available
in the market by using it as an entry point for the other financial services
provided by UPS Capital companies,” stated Tom Turney, payments services
director at UPS Capital.

“We are pleased to be providing best-in-class payment processing technologies
for UPS Capital Trade Protection Services. Our cutting edge products and
services will enable companies to process card payments wherever they do
business – in store, online, or mobile. Merchants need simple and flexible
options to make operating their business more efficient,” said Christian
Campbell, executive vice president of business development for Century

UPS Capital's offerings include global trade finance, trade protection
services and payment solutions including credit card processing and related
services and payment-acceleration services. UPS Capital companies deliver
financing solutions that include loans backed by the Export-Import Bank of the
United States**.UPS Capital companies have offices throughout the United
States, as well as operations in several other countries.For more
information, visit

*All services in connection with the UPS Capital Merchant Services program are
provided by Century Payments and all fees charged for services are determined
by Century Payments. All decisions regarding approval will be made solely by
Century Payments under Century Payments then current criteria.

**Products are offered through UPS Capital Business Credit, a subsidiary of
UPS Capital Corporation. UPS Capital Corporation is neither an agent for, nor
associate of, UPS Capital Business Credit for the purposes of originating,
processing, underwriting or servicing government guaranteed loans (e.g., SBA
or Ex-Im guaranteed loans). Products may not be available in all areas and may
be modified based on requirements. Check with your UPS Capital Business Credit
representative for local availability. Credit availability is subject to

About UPS

UPS (NYSE: UPS) is a global leader in logistics, offering a broad range of
solutions including the transportation of packages and freight; the
facilitation of international trade, and the deployment of advanced technology
to more efficiently manage the world of business. Headquartered in Atlanta,
UPS serves more than 220 countries and territories worldwide. The company can
be found on the Web at and its corporate blog can be found at To get UPS news direct, visit

About Century Payments

Century Payments, Inc. is a nationally recognized leader in the electronic
payment processing industry, dedicated to developing the most progressive,
dynamic programs to benefit merchants, partners and agents alike. Through
white label alliance programs, Century is the fastest growing electronic
payments company having boarded over 50,000 merchants in the last three years
and processing close to $12 billion in annual volume. In 2012, Century entered
into an elite group recognized on the Inc. 500 list as one of the top 100
fastest growing, privately owned businesses for three consecutive years. The
company is headquartered in Frisco, Texas. Visit for
more information


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