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American Express

Contract Number:
RFP or Project Number - Name:
682465 - Commercial Card Program
Agreement Type:
Contract Effective Dates:
04/01/2006 - 05/31/2024

The American Express B2B suite of payment solutions is available at preferred, pre-negotiated rates exclusive to E&I members. This includes the Corporate Purchasing Card, vPayment, and Buyer Initiated Payments (BIP). E&I’s American Express contract provides member institutions of all sizes with a variety of financial benefits and hard dollar incentives.

Featured Benefits

Amex_Automation_Icon Automation and Efficiency
Payment solutions from American Express can help drive efficiency by reducing paper checks and transitioning to electronic payments.
Amex_Seamless_Icon Seamless Integration
American Express’ payment solutions can be integrated into your current accounts payable solutions and payment process.
Amex_ClosedLoop_Icon Closed Loop Network
American Express’ closed loop network in the B2B space can help provide value through our direct relationships between buyers and suppliers.
Amex_SupplierEnabled_Icon Supplier Enablement
A dedicated proactive American Express Supplier Enablement Team can help facilitate the supplier on-boarding process.
Amex_ClosedLoop_Icon Added Peace of Mind
Business owners benefit from no personal liability through Corporate Card programs.
Amex_SupplierEnabled_Icon More Time to Pay
Forget paying vendors with checks. Corporate Card products free up cash that you can put back into your business.

B2B Suite of Payment Solutions

Explore a customizable suite of payment solutions and products that can help your company improve payment processes.

Amex_BuyPay_Icon Buyer Initiated Payments
As a push payment solution, BIP allows you to select the amount and date of the transaction, which can help reduce uncertainties about payment timing and improve payment efficiencies.
Amex_vPay_Icon vPayment
A virtual payment solution that assigns a single-use account number to each transaction. Set a specific payment amount, date range, and transaction details to help control spend and facilitate reconciliation processes.
Amex_PurchCard_Icon Corporate Purchasing Card
Helps simplify the day-to-day processes for everyday business purchases. Detailed
Corporate Purchasing Card (CPC) monthly reports contain purchasing information to help track spending.
Amex_PurchCard_Icon Corporate Cards are Great For:

  • Institutions with more than $4 million in annual revenue or operating budget
  • Sophisticated expense management tools
  • Reducing tedious manual processes with electronic payments and automated expense reporting

About American Express

Helping companies manage spend is the core business of American Express. Through their Global Commercial Payments group, American Express provides programs such as their Corporate Card, Corporate Purchasing Card, Corporate Account Reconciliation, Buyer Initiated Payments, and other expense management solutions to universities of all sizes nationwide.

BIP can improve cash flow management and streamline your institution’s payment process. Watch this video to learn how.

Learn how you can optimize supplier payments with American Express One AP™.

More Information

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