ABOUT US - Who We Are, What We Do & Why
Founded in 2001, Collective Point of Sale Solutions (Collective P.O.S.) is Canada’s Choice for Payment Processing and Merchant Services.
We provide more than 11,000 small to medium-sized businesses across Canada with affordable, convenient and customized alternatives to the Visa, MasterCard, AMEX and Interac processing services currently offered by major banks and other payment processors.
We serve a wide and growing range of businesses, including retail stores, restaurants, hotels and lodging providers, mobile services, e-commerce merchants, mail order/telephone order businesses, professional firms, health care clinics/practitioners, B2B product/service providers and many more.
Collective P.O.S. processes more than $1 billion in debit and credit transactions annually.
On February 1st, 2013, Collective P.O.S. was purchased by Elavon, a leading global payments provider and wholly-owned subsidiary of U.S. Bancorp (NYSE: USB). The company provides end-to-end payment processing solutions and services to more than one million merchants in the United States, Europe, Canada, Mexico, Brazil and Puerto Rico. Elavon's suite of solutions is tailored to meet the needs of merchants in specialized markets such as retail, hospitality/T&E, health care, education and the public sector. The company has over 3,500 employees worldwide.
In 2012, Collective P.O.S. was named one of Canada's Top 50 Best Small and Medium Employers as well as one of the Best Employers in the Greater Toronto Area.
In June 2008, Collective P.O.S. was listed among Profit Magazine’s Profit 100: Canada’s Fastest Growing Companies, thanks to revenue growth of 382% measured over a period of five years.
To find out more about Collective P.O.S., please take a look at our latest Press Releases and see our In The News section.
We strive to do everything faster, better and more cost-effectively!
- Guaranteeing You the Lowest Transaction Rates. Collective P.O.S. guarantees the absolute lowest transaction rates. If you find a lower rate, we’ll beat it.
- Faster Transaction Processing. Puts more money in your pocket sooner. Our high-speed transaction processing rates are among the fastest in the industry.
- Industry-leading Lifetime Repair or Replacement Limited Warranty. We’ve got you covered and will always be there when you need us, to get you and the equipment you rely on, back in business fast.
- Unlimited Technical Support at No Extra Charge.
- Faster Speed to Market. Our company has developed a proprietary, scalable front-end transaction processing infrastructure. It allows us to open merchant accounts and fill new orders to get you up and running in as soon as 2-3 business days. Other payment processing providers typically take 2-3 weeks. They just can’t beat us for speed.
- Tailoring Our Services to Suit Your Needs, Not the Other Way Around. We assign a Certified Account Executive to analyze your current business and/or merchant services provider to find ways of saving you time and money. Then we work with you to customize a suite of solutions specifically tailored to help you optimize your business.
- Purchase Outright or Lease to Own. Why rent forever? We give you the option of purchasing our secure, chip-enabled, smartcard-ready P.O.S. credit & debit terminals or leasing to own, rather than obliging you to rent them forever. We offer flexible, affordable payment options to suit any budget.
Our Products & Services
Payment processing, Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Interac merchant accounts and credit & debit card processing, secure, chip-enabled/smartcard-ready point of sale terminals, debit & credit transaction processing. Gift cards and loyalty card programs, prepaid long distance/cellular phone cards and online reporting are just a few of the many value-adds we offer.