Due to ever-increasing fees, rule changes, shifting consumer demands, and a constantly evolving market, merchants encounter a web of complexity while striving to achieve significant cost savings and a seamless purchasing experience.
In addition to coping with a dynamic market, Global 500 merchants also grapple with a multitude of challenges in their payments supply chain, including fee transparency, data gathering, benchmarking, reporting, and more. This complexity makes it incredibly challenging for payments, treasury, and finance teams to truly maximize payments performance.
That’s where CMSPI comes in.
How we help you.
Our experts work as an extension to your team –
utilizing a blend of powerful analytics, unique data
insights, and specialist expertise – to define strategies
that deliver impactful, immediate, and ongoing cost savings.
We seamlessly ingest information into the CMSPI Platform
and compare it against a unique data-lake of trillions in
consumer spend to deliver granular, transaction level insights.
We help you unlock hidden inefficiencies, enhance strategies,
and amplify your teams’ results.
We perform a deep forensic audit of your transactions, unraveling complex fee structures to quickly identify hidden inefficiencies and ensure you’re not overpaying. We pinpoint opportunities to achieve both historic and ongoing savings.
Our unique insights, deep data-lake, and the CMSPI Platform allows our specialists to map out optimized scenarios, drive impactful improvements to your routing set-up, and keep you in an optimal position amidst an ever-changing payments market.
Network Partnerships & Incentives+
Our routing specialists utilize unique data insights taken from our data-lake of trillions in consumer spend. We work with you and your supply chain partners to maximize the value of your incentive packages, SLA’s and contracts, and future-proof your arrangements.
From downgrades and data rates to MCC optimization, there are countless ways to optimize the highly expensive interchange fees that flow through to your invoices. Our experts help you uncover those opportunities and drive high-impact savings.
Alternative Payments Methods+
Our experts help you consider complexities including: the customers’ purchasing experience, new customer acquisition, cost, impact on current payments mix, and performance. We equip you with the data insights and expertise to make educated decisions.
Taking payments between countries, or from international consumers, is often expensive. We help you untangle the complexity of FX margins and application, cross border fees, and DCC, utilizing sophisticated intelligence tools and benchmarks to ensure you aren’t overpaying for international transactions.
Partner Selection & Performance+
We leverage our live and active market experience, unique data insights, and unrivaled visibility of the payments landscape to empower you to make to best partner selection decisions for your business. Our experts professionally manage RFP/RFIs, as well as leading incumbent negotiations.
Trusted by clients and partners
Unlocking Substantial Payments Budget Savings for a Top Digital Merchant
The client, a leading international digital merchant with a sophisticated payment team, faced challenges related to rising payment costs, performance comparisons, and fully maximizing cost-saving initiatives.
$10m in Annual Payments Cost Savings for Leading Multinational Gas & C-Store Retailer
The merchants’ partnership with our specialists has led to high-impact savings and market-leading arrangements.
Digital and Recurring Merchant Achieves Big Payments Cost Savings With CMSPI
After the successful completion of an audit and RFP, our experts are now focused on highlighting opportunities to drive incremental revenue growth.
Our process is designed to deliver high-impact savings immediately and on an ongoing basis, with low resource requirements from you.
It’s simple and seamless to partner with CMSPI – and you retain executive control at all times. Our commercial terms also reflect our commitment to driving a positive impact – we operate on a share of value delivered model, which means we share in successes.
“Due to the unique tools we have at our disposal and our track record of delivering meaningful savings, we’re highly confident in delivering immediate and ongoing value for all enterprise merchants. Our commercial model reflects that – we rely on mutual success and we don’t get paid until we deliver results.”
“Since 2015, CMSPI has been a key strategic payments partner for A&F Co. With CMSPI’s guidance, we have worked together on projects that have increased revenue. We have also received support on cost reduction initiatives across our international payments arrangements. CMSPI provides invaluable expertise and we look forward to continuing our partnership.”
“Spirit Airlines is a fast-growing organization and it’s highly important to us that our payments arrangements are optimized and future-proofed. I can honestly say that after going through a full CMSPI-managed RFP process, we have the peace of mind that our new arrangements are market-leading and dynamically set to support our rapid expansion.”
“CMSPI operated as an extension of Victoria’s Secret’s payments team, providing expertise and peace of mind in our payment arrangements. By leading negotiations on our behalf, CMSPI enabled Victoria’s Secret to significantly improve our debit routing incentives, driving high six-figure annual savings while maintaining our key payment strategy for stores.”